I, Xenobot: DARPA-Sponsored Scientists Use Frog Stem Cells to Develop Self-Healing 'Living Machines'

A team of scientists from the University of Vermont and Tufts University have succeeded in creating the first "living machine" that...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 - 1:12PM

New 'Morbius' Trailer Promises Dark Mix of Medical Sci-Fi and Vampire Horror

One of the better things about the popularity of Marvel films is that producers and writers now seem to be going back to their...

Gart Williams
Monday, 13 January 2020 - 7:14PM

This Star Holds the Key to New Research Unlocking Exact Date the Milky Way Devoured Dwarf Galaxy Gaia-Enceladus

Over 10 billion years ago, the Milky Way galaxy devoured a smaller dwarf galaxy named Gaia-Enceladus. We can see the wreckage in the...

Scarlett James
Monday, 13 January 2020 - 5:02PM

The Intervenusian Asteroid '2020 AV2' Is the First of Its Kind – And Now the Second-Closest Object to the Sun

The very first “intervenusian” asteroid has been confirmed, according to reports from Live Science and The Virtual Telescope...

Scarlett James
Monday, 13 January 2020 - 12:16PM

NASA's Got a New Planet Hunter to Differentiate Between Rocky and Gaseous Worlds

NASA's got a new tool in its planet-detecting arsenal that will allow them to differentiate between rocky planets, and –...

Gart Williams
Friday, 10 January 2020 - 3:27PM

Astronomers Spot Strongest Proof Yet for Cold Dark Matter "Clumps" in Universe Using New Observation Techniques with Hubble

Astronomers using an innovative new observation technique on the Hubble Telescope have uncovered the strongest proof yet for the...

Scarlett James
Friday, 10 January 2020 - 1:52PM

Tatooine Discovered? NASA's TESS Satellite Finds Exoplanet With Two Suns, Thanks to High School Intern

While the rest of you have already stopped going to the gym despite your resolutions to "get fit" in 2020, NASA's TESS satellite has...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 09 January 2020 - 3:41PM

NASA’s Alien-Hunting TESS Telescope Finds First Earth-Like Planet Within the Habitable Zone

NASA reports that the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite – or TESS – just returned data revealing its first Earth-like...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 09 January 2020 - 2:13PM

NASA's SOFIA Telescope Offers a Breathtaking Look at the Milky Way's Galactic Core Spanning Over 600 Light-Years

NASA has just released truly stunning panoramic view of the Milky Way galaxy using the infrared camera on its airborne telescope, the...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 - 11:50AM

ALMA Telescope Spies Two Supermassive Black Holes On A Collision Course As Their Host Galaxies Smash Into Each Other

The Atacama Large Millimeter Array telescope in Chile just imaged two supermassive black holes being hurled towards each other as...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 - 9:32AM

Samsung's NEON Artificial Humans are AI-Powered Avatars Meant to be 'Companions, Friends, and Collaborators'

I have been railing for years against what I call "the Flatweb," insistent that the promise of the internet has always been greater...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 - 12:56PM

SpaceX Became the Largest Private Satellite Operation in the World Last Night with First Official Launch of 2020

Last night, SpaceX launched the first rocket of 2020 – and surpassed Planet Labs to become the largest private satellite operation,...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 - 9:17AM

New: Watch NASA’s Colorful 3D Visualization of the Crab Nebula Using Data from “Great Observatories” Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra

NASA astronomers combined forces with visualization specialists to create a three-dimensional video of what it looks like deep inside...

Scarlett James
Monday, 06 January 2020 - 10:58AM

Hubble Surveys Gigantic Galaxy

heic2002 — Photo Release To kickstart the 30th anniversary year of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble has imaged a...

ESA/Hubble
Monday, 06 January 2020 - 10:11AM

2019's Top 10 Articles on Outer Places Can Never Let Us See Our Audience the Same Way Again

2019 was an interesting year for Outer Places, mostly because it was an interesting year for the rest of the world. We were – and...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 03 January 2020 - 4:15PM

The Touching Reason Why This Tenured Physics Professor Is Building a Laser-Based Time Travel Machine

Ronald Mallett, Ph. D., an astrophysicist and a tenured professor at the University of Connecticut, is actively working to develop...

Scarlett James
Friday, 03 January 2020 - 11:24AM
Scarlett James
Thursday, 02 January 2020 - 11:31AM

Samsung's Artificial Human Project 'NEON' Unlikely to Usher in Terminator Robots, But Might be Even Cooler

When we first read that Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs' (STAR Labs) NEON project would be unveiling an "artificial...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 02 January 2020 - 11:04AM

Physicists Just Used Quantum Entanglement and Teleportation to Transmit Information Between Computer Chips for the First Time Ever

A team of physicists at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom have demonstrated – quite significantly – the newfound...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 31 December 2019 - 9:48AM

Kick Off 2020 With the Quadrantid Meteor Shower's Celestial Fireworks

If you want to observe the Earth's latest orbit but the thought of standing in a throng of people wearing disposable diapers waiting...

Gart Williams
Monday, 30 December 2019 - 10:30AM