NASA

NASA Releases a Stunning Photo of Enceladus and Saturn's Rings

It seems like NASA is having a hard time letting go of Cassini. The little space probe has been making headlines a lot recently,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 6:22PM

You Can Howl at the First Supermoon of 2018 on New Year's Day

If you're reading this, you deserve a pat on the back because 2017 has not been the easiest or most enjoyable year to get through....

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 11:01AM

A Piece of Cassini Escaped Destruction and Disappeared

You can't keep a good probe down.Despite ending its twenty year career by being thrown into the crushing gravitational force of the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 6:49PM

NASA Goes Full Jedi, Channels Mace Windu With Purple Laser

We all know that Mace Windu is the coolest Jedi Master.Sure, Yoda's funny, and Obi Wan is always classy, and there was that time that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 9:29AM

NASA Uses Lasers to Test Their Parker Solar Probe

NASA's Parker Solar Probe was given its name for a couple reasons. It's not just a probe that will run on solar power; it's a probe...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 8:34PM

NASA's '2018 To Do List' Includes Deep Space Habitats and Sending a New Robot to Mars

Everyone makes New Year's resolutions, but it's usually something like "Go to the gym" or "buy a life-size Yoda statue." NASA, on the...

Super User
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 10:52AM

Our Solar System Could Have Formed in a Super-Hot Bubble

Out of the many mysteries we still have to figure out, our own solar system is one of them. It's currently assumed that the Sun...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 23 December 2017 - 2:31PM

Cronus Rising: This Blinking Star May Keep Eating its Planets

Star RZ Piscium is garnering attention for odd behavior that suggests it might be devouring its planetary babies,

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:25AM

Scientists Explain How Mars Lost Its Oceans... And Where The Water Might Have Gone

We've long known that Mars once flowed with water through rivers, lakes and maybe even oceans. But where did that water go?

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 9:49AM

NASA Chooses Two Finalists for a New Space Mission

Space, despite being so empty, still has a lot to see. There's a lot to explore and learn from the universe, and only a relatively...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 7:35PM

'Hugely Important' Discovery May Finally Explain Dark Matter

Whenever you feel like science has gotten a pretty good understanding of how things work in the universe, it's important to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 11:18AM

Scientists Say Habitable Planets May Be Orbiting Pulsars

Every new space discovery we make seems to reinforce one thing: the universe is a lot more complicated than the Drake Equation led us...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 10:27AM

NASA is Planning a Mission to Alpha Centauri in 2069

Exploring our current solar system is so passé. At least, it will be in about 50 years.NASA scientists, not content with simply...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 8:15PM

NASA's New Lunar Rover Solves Deep Space Exploration's Core Problem

One of the biggest challenges facing launching deep space missions is one of the most obvious: rocket fuel. It's essential for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 11:24AM

Alien Life on Mars May Be Hiding Underneath the Planet's Crust

As our exploration of Mars continues, scientists are finding themselves faced with the crushing reality that there probably aren't any...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 10:55AM

Here's What NASA's Deep Space Gateway Will Look Like

Apart from encouraging the dreams of aspiring Martian colonists, plans for the new Space Gateway have put an end to that well-worn...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 18 December 2017 - 11:28AM

Mars and Earth Weren't Always Neighbors, Says New Study

While we may all like to think of Mars and Earth as being best friends forever, two planets side by side that share a lot of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 18 December 2017 - 11:06AM

NASA Investigating Alien Life on Ceres With Closest-Ever Dawn Mission

After approving it for its second extended mission back in October, NASA has announced that the Dawn spacecraft will end its mission...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 18 December 2017 - 10:41AM

This Revolutionary Stealth Drone Is Practically Invisible

The problem with stealth aircraft is that they're very rarely completely stealthy.Sure, these planes can hide under certain...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 18 December 2017 - 10:41AM

Is NASA Covering Up an Alien Discovery Surrounding Voyager 1?

Last month, NASA scientists rejoiced as they successfully made an adjustment to the Voyager 1 space probe's engine thrusters for the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 11:41AM