NASA's Parker Solar Probe Already Hitting Milestones On Journey to Touch the Sun

On August 12, NASA launched its Parker Solar Probe into space from Cape Canaveral with a little help from a United Launch Alliance...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 20 August 2018 - 12:55PM

Scientists May Have Found a Way to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria with Oxygen and Light

For years, the infectious disease staphylococcus aureus weathered everything the medical community could throw at it, being whittled...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 20 August 2018 - 11:55AM

NASA Spotted a Super Bright 53,700 MPH Fireball Streaking Over Alabama This Weekend

In a post on Facebook this past weekend, NASA's Meteor Watch group shared information about a fireball that lit up parts of Alabama...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 20 August 2018 - 11:39AM

Boiled Alive: How Exoplanets With Large Reserves Of Liquid Water Could Be Deadly To Humans

When people hear the phrase "water world," their first thought is often a long-repressed memory of that Kevin Costner...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 20 August 2018 - 11:16AM

Admantium?! Engineers Just Created The Most Wear-Resistant Alloy Known To Humankind

Graphene may hold the title of "strongest material known to man," but there's a new substance that may be just as useful. A team of...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 17 August 2018 - 11:58AM

Ashes To Ashes: Now You Can Have Your Cremated Remains Launched Into the Abyss of Space

Have you given any thought to what you want done with your remains when you die? It's a day that comes for all of us, and while...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 17 August 2018 - 11:55AM

Tiny Creatures in the Ocean's 'Twilight Zone' May Be Affecting Climate Change

Finding Nemo may have led you to believe otherwise, but the ocean doesn't go from the happy sunlit upper parts to the deep, dark...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 17 August 2018 - 11:27AM

Man Hatching Weird Pod Looks Like a 'Stranger Things' Scene, But It's Not a Demogorgon

Most of us have witnessed the slightly disturbing but natural way that various animals are born or hatched thanks to National...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 17 August 2018 - 9:32AM

Terrified Of Heights, Clowns, Spiders or More? Therapists Could Use Virtual Reality To Treat Phobias

Virtual reality technology has yet to reach half of its full potential, but the things that developers have been able to do with it so...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 1:06PM

China Launches The World's First-Ever Mission To The Dark Side Of The Moon This December With The Chang'e-4 Rover

China is attempting the world's first-ever mission to the dark side of the Moon. We've known about China's newest lunar mission for a...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 12:43PM

Earth Is Surrounded By A Swarm Of Lightning-Fast "Mini-Moons" That We Can Mine Like Asteroids, New Research Reveals

It's easy to look at Jupiter's 63 moons and feel a little left out: Earth has only one moon and – although it's pretty nice –...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 12:05PM

Astronomers Spot Free-Floating Titanium in an Ultra-Hot Exoplanet's Atmosphere

The exoplanet KELT-9b is hot. Extremely hot. Almost star-level hot. For comparison, the hottest planet in our solar system, Venus,...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 11:34AM

Supermassive Black Hole Found Lurking In A Distant Dwarf Galaxy

They say big things come in small packages, right? Astronomers didn't think that sentiment would apply to a small package like Fornax...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 10:48AM

Woman Receives Historic Face Transplant Surgery After Surviving Suicide Attempt

Warning: this story links to some imagery that readers may find disturbing. Proceed with caution. It's a very complex procedure that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 12:25PM

We've Created Our Own Playlist to Wake Up NASA's Sleeping "Opportunity" Rover

Right now, there's a life-or-death drama going on in one of NASA's control rooms as scientists and technicians desperately wait for a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 12:23PM

Scientists Have Grown an Artificial Mineral That Can Store Greenhouse Gases... And Help End Pollution

A recent paper on potential 'exo-civilizations' claimed that alien civilizations who follow in our environment-ruining footsteps will...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 11:55AM

Elephants May Protect Themselves From Cancer with a 'Zombie Gene'

Behind heart disease, cancer is the second most common cause of death in the United States, and has been for a while. There have been...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 11:12AM

The United States Suspects That A Strange Russian Space Object Is Actually A Secret Weapon

The Space Force doesn't officially exist yet, but they may already have their hands full dealing with Russia. Reuters reports that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 11:03AM

It's Your Last Chance To Turn Your Eyes To The Skies For The 2018 Perseid Meteor Shower This Week

Every year around this time, at least since 36CE, a light show has commanded the attention of skywatchers around the world. Named...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 1:10PM

MIT Scientists Finally Figure Out the "Spaghetti Problem" That Baffled a Nobel Prize-Winner

Ever since Richard Feynman spent an evening in his kitchen with a bag of spaghetti rods, the infamous "spaghetti mystery" has haunted...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 12:17PM