Ancient Mammoth Track Fossils Suggest Family Was Critical to Survival

We might think of love and family as primarily human concerns, concepts that evolved as homo sapiens' brains did on the path to...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - 10:52AM

NASA's New X-Plane Could Revamp Supersonic Flight With Noise-Quieting Tech

When Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in 1947 with the Bell X-1, we doubt he was concerned about noise complaints filed in the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - 10:41AM

Satellite Data Shows Global Warming Is Accelerating Sea Level Rise Faster Than Ever

Now might be a good time to start taking long-distance swimming lessons--it turns out that humanity is melting the planet even faster...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - 10:30AM

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Was Planned Way Before Disney Bought Lucasfilm

The trailer only just came out last week, but Solo: A Star Wars Story, also known as the Han Solo movie and very briefly Red Cup...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 9:16PM

SpaceX Will Launch the First of Many Experimental Internet Satellites

SpaceX just had a big week, managing to successfully launch their gigantic Falcon Heavy rocket and the Tesla Roadster stored in the...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 8:33PM

MIT Scientists Create a Tiny Drone That Dodges Obstacles at High Speeds

As anyone who's ever driven a motorbike or played a Sonic the Hedgehog game can tell you, sometimes it's incredibly difficult to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 7:02PM

Boston Dynamics Made Their Robot Dog 'SpotMini' Even Creepier

By this point it's clear that the engineers at Boston Dynamics are secretly supervillains. There's no other explanation for the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 6:26PM

Art May Be the Secret to How Homo Sapiens' Brains Evolved to Be Smarter Than Neanderthals

Neanderthals get a pretty bad rap these days--not only have they become synonymous with idiots but apparently, they weren't very good...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 2:05PM

Aliens Helped America Defeat Nazis With Future Technology, Says Navy Aerospace Engineer in New Book

It's no secret that the Nazis were into some strange, occult stuff, but some of the weirdest rumors about the Third Reich come from...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 1:19PM

$700 Quintillion Asteroid Ignites Space Mining Gold Rush Between Mars and Jupiter

The asteroid Psyche 16 is a very special space rock: it's almost entirely made of metal, including iron, nickel, and gold, which has...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 11:19AM

'British Roswell' UFO Wreckage Covered in Alien 'Hieroglyphics' Discovered in London Science Museum Archives

Back in 1957, an Unidentified Flying Object was discovered in Silpho Moor near Scarborough in North Yorkshire, England.The event has...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 11:13AM

Antarctic Iceberg Discovery Reveals Hidden Ancient 'Alien' Ecosystem That's 120,000 Years Old

The race is on. Scientists are rushing to Antarctica as part of what's been described as an "urgent" mission to study new forms of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 10:47AM

Chaotic Space Collision Finally Explains Origins of Interstellar Asteroid Oumuamua

Just when you thought Oumuamua couldn't surprise us anymore, astronomers have announced that the strange, cigar-shaped object that...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 10:46AM

Video Shows an Excited Elon Musk Watching the Falcon Heavy Launch

Elon Musk, being the eccentric billionaire that he is, definitely made his presence known during SpaceX's historic launch of their...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 11 February 2018 - 6:19PM

Trump Administration Wants to Privatize the International Space Station

News broke last month that the Trump administration was planning to cut off funding to the International Space Station by 2025, but it...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 11 February 2018 - 4:46PM

A Record-Breaking Supply Rocket to the ISS was Suddenly Halted

While this has been an especially good week for rocket launches, a potentially record breaking rocket launch to the International...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 11 February 2018 - 2:33PM

NASA is Heading to the Winter Olympics to Study Snow

Like so many people around the world, a group of NASA scientists are currently in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but they're not watching...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 11 February 2018 - 1:23PM

AI Generated Candy Hearts Contain Not-So-Romantic Messages

Neural networks are amazing, artificially intelligent systems that can be used for some amazing things. They can also be used for some...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 10 February 2018 - 4:48PM

This Electronic Skin is Capable of Healing Itself

While there are lots of cooler ways to be like the Terminator, one very valid way is to have a layer of prosthetic skin that can...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 10 February 2018 - 3:52PM

Juno Probe's 11th Flyby of Jupiter Leads to More Amazing Photos

NASA's Juno probe has been orbiting Jupiter for just over a year and a half since its arrival in July 2016, giving us some of the...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 10 February 2018 - 2:03PM