Ramping Up Its New Space Program, UAE Sending Astronauts to ISS for the First Time in 2019

With everything from groundbreaking discoveries in exoplanet science, to bold plans to grow plants on Mars in a modern utopia that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 - 11:33AM

Venus' Atmosphere is So Extreme That It Can Alter the Length of the Planet's Day

When discussing space travel, there's a reason we typically focus on Mars and less so on Venus — the second planet in our solar...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 - 6:08PM

Elon Musk Says a Disgruntled Employee Secretly Sabotaged Tesla From the Inside

As Tesla Motors pumps up production and lays off staff, it seems that one disgruntled employee at Elon Musk's electric car company...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 - 1:14PM

A Whole New Model of Quantum Physics Suggests the Future Can Change the Past

If you thought physicist Sabine Hossenfelder was exaggerating when she claimed that theoretical physics is going off the rails and...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 - 12:19PM

Scientists Say We've Finally Found the Secret Behind the Strangest Rock Formation on Mars

Back in the 1960s, scientists using NASA's Mariner spacecraft noticed something on Mars that they couldn't explain: a large and...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 - 12:05PM

An Ocean of Water May Be Hiding on the Moon—And This New Discovery Could Finally Prove It

Scientists have been arguing for decades over whether Mars has (or ever had) liquid water, but the discovery of several lunar...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 - 11:32AM

An Animator Makes a Virtual Tour of Mars Based on Real NASA Data

Until we have an actual drone flying around Mars, our best shots of Martian landscapes come from still photos taken by rovers or...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 18 June 2018 - 7:08PM

A Sunken Ferry Finds New Purpose as An Artificial Reef For Sea Life

There's lots of things you can do with a boat once you decommission it. Intentionally sinking the boat isn't an intuitive option, but...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 18 June 2018 - 6:21PM

New Theory Says Multiple Personality Disorder Could Solve the Mystery of Consciousness

Ready to have your mind blown?   A new paper published in The Journal of Consciousness Studies claims that consciousness isn't a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 18 June 2018 - 1:41PM

It's Literally Raining Green Gems in Hawaii Because of the Kilauea Volcano Eruption

You may have heard of frogs raining from the sky, but what about gemstones? Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has been erupting for weeks,...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 18 June 2018 - 1:00PM

Has NASA's Curiosity Rover Found Alien Life on Mars? This Conspiracy Theorist Says Yes

We're not strangers to Secureteam10, the YouTube conspiracy theory channel that dubiously has reported on a crashed UFO near...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 18 June 2018 - 12:24PM

Black Holes May Be Even Crazier Than We Thought—They Could Shoot Dark Matter Laser Beams

If you're wondering how much we know about black holes, the answer is... less than you think.   With new discoveries being made...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 18 June 2018 - 11:41AM

Mars Will Look Brighter in the Night Sky Than It Has in 15 Years Next Month

Earth's closest neighbor is going to be even closer soon, and this should give stargazers a reason to be excited.During July 2018,...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 17 June 2018 - 4:12PM

New Research Shows Crab Spiders Are Remarkably Good at Flying With 10-Foot Web Parachutes

Some spiders can jump. Others can burrow. More than you might expect can paraglide.New research on spider flight published in the...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 17 June 2018 - 3:04PM

The Large Hadron Collider Gets an Upgrade For Its Proton-Smashing Experiments

Back around 2012, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) made history when it was able to produce a Higgs Boson particle, more commonly known...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 17 June 2018 - 1:50PM

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Believes That No Planned NASA or SpaceX Rockets Can Send Humans to Mars

Getting a rover or orbital probe to Mars takes an extraordinary amount of power and top-of-the-line technology from modern space...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 17 June 2018 - 11:58AM

Astronomers Devise a New Strategy For Discovering Infant Planets Around Young Stars

As it becomes more common to discover exoplanets in distant (or nearby) solar systems, we're starting to see more variety in the weird...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 16 June 2018 - 4:40PM

A New Form of Photosynthesis Could Help Us Grow Plants on Other Planets Like Mars

Photosynthesis, the process of converting light into energy, is such a key part of any plant that the idea of "finding a new...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 16 June 2018 - 2:37PM

Newly Discovered Amber Fossil Preserved the Oldest Known Prehistoric Tropical Frog

The Cretaceous period of prehistory is mostly well known for its giant dinosaurs like the Tyrannosaurus rex. Much less well known, but...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 16 June 2018 - 12:40PM

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Photographs an Avalanche Caused By a Meteor Strike

Mars has to deal with a lot of meteor impacts, having somewhere around 635,000 craters dotting the entire planet.And the Mars...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 15 June 2018 - 6:22PM