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New Evidence Points to Mars' Two Moons Forming From a Massive Asteroid Impact

The idea that Mars' moons, Phobos and Deimos (named after the Greek gods of Fear and Panic respectively), were created by an enormous...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 - 6:54PM

NASA Just Selected Six UAE High School Teachers to Train With Astronauts at Its Space Academy

Six high school educators from the United Arab Emirates are about to become the coolest teachers on Earth: they've been selected to...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 - 1:00PM

Conspiracy Theorists Say This Rare Apollo 16 Photo Proves the Moon Landing Was Fake

Conspiracy theorists and skeptics have argued for the past five decades that man never stepped foot on the Moon. For every photo,...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 - 11:14AM

NASA Delays the Launch Of Their Planet Hunting TESS Spacecraft

Going against initial plans to launch their Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS for short) this evening by around 6:30 p.m....

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 16 April 2018 - 6:49PM

NASA Is Creating the First-Ever Cosmic GPS for Spaceships and Lost Astronauts

This past week saw the release of the new Netflix sci-fi series Lost in Space, but soon real-life astronauts won't have to worry...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 16 April 2018 - 1:06PM

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

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

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

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

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

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

Is the Buzz Aldrin Lie Detector Test UFO Story a Hoax? Astronaut Says 'It Was Not an Alien'

This week, a lot of noise has been made online about Buzz Aldrin's claims that he saw a UFO during the Apollo 11 mission to the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 11:34AM

It's Your Last Chance to See 'Jupiter's Triangle' in the Night Sky Til 2030

Stargazing into the night sky with a powerful telescope is cool and all, but we prefer the kind of constellation tracking that can be...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 11:11AM

NASA Shows Off The Unfortunate Crash Test Dummies Who Ride in Test Vehicles

Like most other companies who design fast-moving and heavy machines for people to ride inside, NASA utilizes crash test dummies...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 3:49PM

NASA's First Mission to The Sun is Entering Its Final Preparations Before Launch

There isn't much that can approach a powerful star like the sun without burning up from the heat. And that's part of what makes the...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 1:48PM

The Matara Crater on Mars Has Amazing Gullies That Look Like a Painting

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) may be on its last legs as it continues to break down, but it's still capable of sending back...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 07 April 2018 - 3:28PM

NASA Just Launched Human Sperm Into Space for a New Experiment

Poor NASA scientists.You work your hardest on a brand new piece of scientific research, wait patiently for the scheduled launch date...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 April 2018 - 12:12PM

Former Nuclear Missile Motor Will Find a New Home in NASA's Orion Spacecraft

In a rather "War is Peace" style of naming, the United States' "LGM-118 Peacekeeper" was an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 - 6:18PM

NASA Taps Lockheed Martin to Build a New Quieter Supersonic Jet Without a Sonic Boom

It's strange to think of a time in the past where accessible technology was somehow more convenient and speedy than what we currently...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 - 11:36AM

Shape-Shifting Robots and Laser-Powered Spacecraft Highlight NASA's Innovative Advanced Concept Program

With the new Lunar Orbital Platform Gateway and Mars 2020 Rover in the works and Mars colonization on the horizon (which is totally...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 03 April 2018 - 11:26AM