Tiny Crystals in Mars Rocks Finally Reveal What Happened to Water on the Red Planet

Despite the superstar status of scientists like Albert Einstein (who upended Newtonian physics from a Swiss patent office) and Richard...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 09 February 2018 - 10:20AM

Elon Musk Reveals the Final Photo of 'Starman' and His Tesla in Space

When SpaceX launched their Falcon Heavy rocket this week, it was a major news event for a number of reasons, the most gimmicky of...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 8:32PM

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Will Soon Begin its Final Tests

The James Webb Space Telescope has been in production for quite some time, facing delays and obstacles along the way (it was supposed...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 8:02PM

Scientists Discover an Entirely New Form of 3D Vision in Praying Mantises

Praying mantises have a talent that no other insect with compound eyes can perform. While bees and ants and flies are all able to see...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 6:44PM

Archaeologists Find 'Mummified Reptilian Aliens' in Peru Tomb Near Mysterious Nazca Lines

Scientists say they've found six strange, three-fingered alien mummies in an ancient tomb in Nazca, Peru.A number of scientists...

Super User
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 2:36PM

Oman Mars Desert Simulation Prepares Humans for Colonizing the Red Planet

Right now, in the barren Oman desert, a group of would-be astronauts is roaming around in aluminum space suits, training for what...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 12:03PM

'Cheddar Man' DNA Study Rewrites Britain's Entire Racial History With a Surprising Skeleton Find

National identity in modern Britain is complicated to say the least. After centuries of Imperialism, it's very difficult to identify...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 11:09AM

We Just Proved Plants Have Consciousness, New Study Suggests

The benefits of talking to houseplants have long been relegated to the halls of pseudoscience, while the benefits of playing them...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 10:38AM

NASA Tests Methane Ocean Submarine to Find Alien Life on Saturn's Moon Titan

Titan is one of the most intriguing places in the solar system.Saturn's icy moon shares a lot of things in common with Earth, such as...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 10:20AM

The Sun Just Produced the Strongest Magnetic Field Ever Seen and No One Can Explain It

When a team of Japanese astronomers were combing through four-year-old solar data, they never expected to discover a giant sunspot...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 10:12AM

Venus Flytraps Refuse to Eat Friendly Bugs That Pollinate Them

The Dionaea muscipula, better known as the Venus flytrap, is a fascinating plant.While most leafy green fauna is slow, docile, and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 8:25PM

Falcon Heavy Boosters Made a Triple Sonic Boom When They Landed

SpaceX made history yesterday with the launch of their Falcon Heavy rocket, with their flashiest achievement being the fact that it...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 7:48PM

ISS Astronauts Hold the First Badminton Tournament in Space

Sports on Earth can be entertaining, but it turns out that too much gravity can really bring down a game, in more ways than...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 7:15PM

Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs Possibly Caused Giant Lava Flows

Approximately sixty million years ago, a mass extinction event killed off the majority of the dinosaurs and their peers. Those that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 6:40PM

Test Our New Game And Tell Us What You Think

via GIPHY The name of the game is "Outer Spaces." The rules are simple: Survive for as long as possible in a post-techpocalypse...

Outer Places
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 3:40PM

NASA Tests the Deep Space Atomic Clock That Will Navigate Us to Alien Planets

It's essential that astronauts traveling in space have a watch accurate enough to keep time. The Omega Speedmaster chronographs have...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 1:37PM

Ozone Layer Still Thinning Above Earth's Biggest Cities Despite Evidence Atmosphere Was Healing

The ozone layer has been an important part of the discussion surrounding environmental conservationism and man-made climate change for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 11:10AM

Texas Televangelist Gloria Copeland: 'Inoculate Yourself With the Word of God,' Don't Get a Flu Shot

We previously reported on the Genesis II church encouraging its members to drink bleach in order to cure autism, but televangelist...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 10:47AM

New Square Kilometre Array Telescope Will Search for Alien Life by Listening to Oldest Sounds in Our Universe

Yesterday, China unveiled the prototype dish design of its Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope. When completed, SKA will amount to...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 10:45AM

Unlocking the Secrets of Shark Scales Could Lead to Superfast Airplanes and Drones

When it comes to efficient design ideas, it's hard to argue with nature.Millions of years of evolution have their advantages, and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 10:27AM