FDA Approves Light-Sensitive Contact Lenses Which Darken Your Eyes

Good news if you wear contacts and also want to look like an alien posing as a human, or if you've ever felt like you're missing out...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 15 April 2018 - 12:22PM

How to Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower When It Passes Through the Night Sky

For the rest of April, you'll have a good chance of seeing some shooting stars as the Lyrid meteor shower comes through this...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 15 April 2018 - 11:06AM

Jeff Bezos' Aerospace Company 'Blue Origin' is Close To Winning U.S. Military Funding

Blue Origin might not be as big of a player in the current space race as other companies like SpaceX or Boeing, but it does have a...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 14 April 2018 - 4:12PM

NASA Will Soon Launch Their State-of-the-Art TESS Telescope to Find Habitable Exoplanets

Early next week, NASA will launch their Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite — or TESS, for short — from Cape Canaveral aboard a...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 14 April 2018 - 2:42PM

New Technology Allows Scientists To Study Bats' Brains During Flight

Bats, while being closer to "rats with wings" than any other animal (simply by virtue of being a rare winged mammal), are complicated...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 14 April 2018 - 12:17PM

New 'Terminator' Sequel Casts Gabriel Luna as Its Next Killer Robot

Word of a new Terminator film has been fairly shaky since the mess that was Terminator Genisys, but Arnold Schwarzenegger and James...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 13 April 2018 - 8:22PM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Wants The Word 'Awesome' To Be Reserved For Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson is very good at explaining scientific concepts and astrophysics in clear and concise ways, although he has a habit...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 13 April 2018 - 6:23PM

New Research Shows Greenland Ice Sheet 'Dark Zone' Melting Faster Than We Thought

Clearly visible from satellite imagery, there is a strip of Greenland's ice sheet that is getting darker and darker and melting faster...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 13 April 2018 - 11:45AM

Ancient One-Handed Skeleton Found With Prosthetic Knife-Hand

Sure, pirates had peg legs and hooks, but a thousand years before they sailed the sea, there were the Longobardi, a culture of...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 13 April 2018 - 11:43AM

The ESA Says It Just Discovered an Ancient 'Supervolcano' on Mars

Mars is home to the largest volcano in the solar system, Olympus Mons, but the Red Planet may be tallying another supervolcano...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 13 April 2018 - 11:12AM

Boeing Also Plans to Send Humans to Mars, and Wants to Retrieve Elon Musk's Tesla

SpaceX and Boeing, being competing aerospace companies in a brand new space race, have naturally developed a rivalry.And when SpaceX...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 7:26PM

See a Tour of Jupiter's North Pole Cyclones From NASA's Juno Space Probe

The space probe Juno has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016 (after leaving Earth back in 2011), and it's mostly known for sending back...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 6:22PM

Looks That Kill: Being Attractive Linked to Species Extinction, New Study Says

Everyone wants to be more attractive, but it turns out that species that go to extremes to attract mates may be sealing their own...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 1:20PM

Oceanographers Say the Atlantic's Lagging Currents Are Bad News for Global Warming

On the heels of a new, magnetic map of the world's oceans provided by the ESA, climate scientists have announced a new ocean...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 11:45AM

The End of Blood Diamonds? Scientists Say They Can Now Make Them in a Microwave

Remember the old saying that pressure makes diamonds? Well, that is still true if we're talking about the natural ones that are...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 11:12AM

Is the Nibiru Rapture Real? Christian Numerologist Says End Times Are April 23

Doomsday prophets are nothing if not persistent, we'll give them that--almost two years ago to the day, Outer Places called the last...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 11:11AM

A Neutron Star 'Glitching' is Finally Recorded By Astronomers After Three Years of Waiting

Neutron stars are definitely not the largest objects in the universe, but they are the most massive (aside from black holes).A typical...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 8:19PM

NASA Releases an Impressive New Video Showing a 4K Tour of the Moon

We're finally having conversations about sending humans back to the Moon for the first time since the 1970s, although nobody has put...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 6:34PM

Alien Researchers Say This NASA Photo Shows a Real-Life Stargate on the Moon

This isn't the craziest conspiracy theory we've covered (that goes to the claim that reptilian aliens helped the Nazis during World...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 1:13PM

ESA Swarm Mission: The First-Ever Images of Earth's Mysterious Second Magnetic Field

Say what you will about the many, many, many scientific inaccuracies in the 2003 disaster movie The Core, but it did teach a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 11:32AM