Aliens Will 'Look Like Us,' Say Oxford Scientists

Aliens might look even more surprising than we ever imagined--they could closely resemble life that's evolved on Earth, according to a...

Ian S.
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 1:47PM

Andy Weir ('The Martian,' 'Artemis') Book Tour: Menlo Park, CA

The author of the instant classic, The Martian, is back with a novel that will have you on the edge of your seat! Celebrate the...

Andy Weir ('The Martian,' 'Artemis') Book Tour: Houston

Hear from Andy Weir — author of “The Martian” and the new book “Artemis” debuting Nov. 14 — and get autographed copies of...

Andy Weir ('The Martian,' 'Artemis') Book Tour: Washington D.C.

Andy Weir's dynamic storytelling, engaging characters, and enthusiasm for astrophysics combined to make THE MARTIAN one of the most...

Andy Weir ('The Martian,' 'Artemis') Book Tour: NYC

Join us for the launch of the much-anticipated new novel by Andy Weir, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Martian. In his...

SpaceX Finally Launching First Falcon Heavy Rocket in December

Elon Musk will finally launch the “world’s most powerful rocket,” the Falcon Heavy, in December, Spacex has announced....

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 12:14PM

Watch a Man Run 24 MPH Using the Bionic Boots He Invented Himself

It used to take $6 million to create a bionic man — now all it takes are Bionic Boots.Invented by bartender Keahi Seymour,...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 11:12AM

Hole in Ozone Layer Shrinks to Smallest Size in 30 Years

Here's a rare victory for the environment we can all celebrate: The hole in the ozone layer is the smallest it's been since 1988. Of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 10:54AM

Earth's Global Asteroid Defense System Passes First Test

It isn't Bruce Willis, but it'll do. Earth's first global asteroid defense system just passed its first test with astounding...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 10:27AM

3 Ways Genetics Can Stop Aging Within Our Lifetime

In science fiction, life extension usually takes one of two paths: sticking a brain in a computer or jar (the Fallout method) or...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 10:04AM

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Will Be Equipped With Several Powerful 'Eyes'

Despite all the love that NASA's Curiosity rover has gotten since its deployment, a newer model will be touching down on Mars in...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 05 November 2017 - 6:34PM

Oats Studios' Short Film 'Praetoria' Could Become a Grand Intergalactic Series

For the past half-a-year or so, filmmaker Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium, Chappie) has been steadily building a following around...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 05 November 2017 - 4:52PM

Dust Belts Around Nearby Star Proxima Centauri Suggest it Has More Planets

Proxima Centauri is a red dwarf star that's mostly well known for being the closest star to our own Sun, at a cosmic spitting distance...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 05 November 2017 - 12:40PM

Sci-Fi Short Film 'Fraktaal' Is Randomly Generated by a Computer

We may lose manufacturing and even service jobs to machine automation over the next several years, but the creative jobs usually...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 04 November 2017 - 4:36PM

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Actor John Boyega Compares Finn to Boba Fett

One of the biggest twists that Star Wars: The Force Awakens managed to keep hidden was how Finn wasn't actually a Jedi, despite...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 04 November 2017 - 2:01PM

Astronomers Are Mapping Out the Opposite End of the Milky Way

Getting a full view of the Milky Way galaxy has always seemed near impossible, just because we're stuck inside it. It's like...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 04 November 2017 - 11:26AM

Mickey Rourke Is Starring in a Dystopian Movie About Figure-Skating Robots

It seems that a recent trend of original science fiction movies (not all of which were successful ones) is set to continue into...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 03 November 2017 - 8:36PM

Scientists Hope to Save a Frozen Research Base in Antarctica

If movies and games have taught us anything, it's that scientific research outposts can be absolutely terrifying when left abandoned...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 03 November 2017 - 7:05PM

Stephen Hawking: 'AI May Replace Humans Altogether'

Is AI the key to the future or the final nail in the coffin of mankind?Stephen Hawking previously expressed his opinions on the...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 03 November 2017 - 10:55AM

Jupiter Was Once a Sauna Planet With Vast Oceans—What Happened?

We all know Jupiter as the biggest, brightest, gassiest planet in the solar system, but the planetary giant wasn't always as it...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 03 November 2017 - 10:46AM