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NASA's Safety Advisers Say SpaceX and Boeing Spacecraft Aren't Safe

On the heels of new announcements that Boeing and SpaceX's plans to delay their manned spaceflights with NASA, a new report has been...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 10:57AM

Astronomers Use Space Warp to Find the Oldest Galaxy Ever Seen

While the Hubble telescope is a phenomenal achievement, it has its limitations.Even the most powerful telescope satellite in orbit...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 10:53AM

NASA's SOFIA Telescope Just Solved the Mystery of How Massive Stars Are Born

NASA's flying telescope, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, is able to intimately capture data in...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 1:53PM

We're Surprisingly Close to Seeing Photos of a Black Hole for the First Time Ever

For years, we’ve accepted that one the greatest and most mysterious things about black holes is the fact that we just can’t see...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 1:06PM

A Tiny Telescope Could Answer Humanity's Biggest Question

2021 will see a momentous occasion as we continue to explore our galaxy. This is the year that the Star-Planet Activity Research...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 11:20AM

NASA Just Found a Comet That Defies the Laws of Science

If you thought comets were just flashy rocks that show up every now and then to entertain stargazers, you're in for a surprise.  ...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 10:59AM

Scientists Seek Origin of Powerful Radio Waves from Another Galaxy

Far away, in a distant dwarf galaxy, something may be trying to get our attention. Since 2016, scientists have been baffled by the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 5:36PM

NASA Developing Drone to Find Alien Life on Saturn's Largest Moon

A Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) led team of engineers and researchers from the Penn State Department of Aerospace...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 10:49AM

NASA's Super Powerful Telescope WFIRST is Moving Forward

NASA scientists must be breathing a sigh of relief at the moment, as the high-powered Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 6:29PM

Is the US Government Secretly Stockpiling Metal From Alien Spaceships?

Following the public discovery that the US military has genuinely been secretly investigating UFO reports, a number of prolific...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 10:35AM

'Interstellar' Was Right: Black Holes Create Parallel Universes, Study Claims

One of the coolest things about quantum mechanics is the way that this branch of science seems to regularly contradict all commonly...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 08 January 2018 - 10:22AM

Astronaut and First Space Shuttle Commander John Young Has Passed Away

Astronaut John Young has walked on the moon, flown to the moon twice, flown the space shuttle six times, and generally had an...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 07 January 2018 - 6:05PM

Map of Titan Reveals Even More Similarities to Earth

NASA's Cassini probe has managed to be really helpful since it crashed into Saturn, and that trend's continuing now. This time, data...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 07 January 2018 - 1:41PM

Curiosity Rover Finds Unusual Tube Objects on Mars

Since a year on Mars is about 120 days longer than an Earth year, it's on a very different schedule. And that means that NASA's...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 06 January 2018 - 4:18PM

How to Make Sure a Spacecraft Survives Its Journey

When a probe is fired off into the vastness of space, suffice to say that it doesn't reach its destination quickly. It's a long...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 06 January 2018 - 3:32PM

New Jupiter Photo Shows Off the Planet's Swirling Storm Clouds

There's no denying it: Jupiter is an utterly amazing sight to behold, even if it's a place you'd never want to visit in person.A new...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 05 January 2018 - 7:08PM

Is the Secret to Finding Aliens Hiding in Brown Dwarfs?

Of all the various celestial phenomena that exists out beyond the boundaries of our own world, few are as fascinating as brown dwarf...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 05 January 2018 - 10:39AM

A Crucial Sign of Life Has Been Detected Fluctuating on Mars

As we learn more about Mars, many find themselves disappointed that we haven't spotted any bug-eyed green aliens living on the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 10:47AM

NASA Photo Shows the Vast Distance Between the Earth and Moon

The moon is approximately 238,855 miles away from the Earth, on average (these things can fluctuate slightly). This seems like a big...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 8:00PM

There Was No Big Bang—A Black Hole Created Our Universe, Scientists Claim

Between Elon Musk's claim that we're all living in the Matrix and the idea that the inside of the Earth is populated by aliens, there...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 10:35AM