This Mutant Crayfish Can Clone Itself—And It's Starting to Take Over Entire Countries

Most crayfish are typically unremarkable, being as interesting as a tiny lobster-looking crustacean possibly could be. But we know of...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 8:51PM

SpaceX Releases a Dramatic Animation of the Upcoming 'Falcon Heavy' Launch

SpaceX's big moment is almost here: tomorrow's launch of their enormous Falcon Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, which will blast...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 7:50PM

Ancient Fossilized Spider With a Tail Resembles the 'Alien' Facehugger

As cloning technology develops, many people are getting increasingly invested in the idea of bringing prehistoric animals back to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 7:08PM

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Trailer Teases a Paint-By-Numbers 'Star Wars' Prequel

As any Star Wars fan is already painfully aware of, prequels are hard to do.It's really difficult to get an origin story right: the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 6:35PM

Astronomers Find High Potential for Alien Life on TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanets

Last year, scientists discovered seven new Earth-sized exoplanets in our galaxy, and we've been observing them using the Hubble space...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 11:32AM

Leaked Photo Suggests China Already Has a Hypersonic Railgun Superweapon

Between arming their soldiers with laser guns and building space weapons to destroy U.S. satellites, China's been ominously busy...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:56AM

An Inner-Ear Evolution Transformed Cheetahs Into High-Speed Hunting Machines, Says New Study

The cheetah is one of the most fascinatingly cool animals on the planet.With a top sprinting speed of up to 60 miles per hour, this...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:50AM

NASA's First Commercial Satellite Mission Will Finally Reveal the Secrets of Space Weather

With the current administration's latest draft of budget cuts, the future of NASA's involvement in programs like the International...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:28AM

Revolutionary India Chandrayaan-2 Mission Will Explore Moon's Untouched South Pole

Despite being the seventh-largest economy in the world and having 1 billion people enrolled in its national biometric database, India...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:12AM

Scientists Just Found Thousands of Exoplanets Outside Our Galaxy

Astronomy is advancing in leaps and bounds lately, with a series of incredible new finds that help to inform our growing understanding...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:03AM

Australia and Tesla are Building The World's Largest 'Virtual Power Plant'

South Australia is making an ambitious attempt to generate more clean energy for the region, and they've enlisted Tesla's help.State...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 5:50PM

Polar Bears Are at Higher Risk of Starvation Than Previously Thought

Polar bears have been a vulnerable species for some time now, and things aren't getting any brighter at the moment. A team of...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 4:19PM

Brain Scans Can Now Determine What Music You Listen To

We still have a ways to go, but humankind is starting to get really good at designing mind-reading machines.The news recently lit up...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 2:48PM

Japan Launches the Smallest Rocket Ever to Carry a Tiny Satellite

While SpaceX might be preparing to launch their gigantic Falcon Heavy rocket, they fell a few days behind a very different milestone...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 12:08PM

SpaceX is About to Launch Their Groundbreaking Falcon Heavy Rocket

SpaceX has been extremely busy lately, having overseen several launches of varying success over the past month alone. But this week...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 4:32PM

A Record-Breaking Spacewalk Ended With a Misplaced Antenna

Some simple maintenance work at the International Space Station recently turned into a record-breaking endurance test for two...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 3:40PM

NASA Shows Off the Strange 'Penguin and Egg' Twin Galaxies

Thanks to powerful skywatchers like the Hubble Space Telescope and similar devices, we've managed to discover a lot of extremely...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 1:15PM

NASA's Rediscovered IMAGE Satellite Had Been Studying Auroras

Last week, an amateur astronomer named Scott Tilley had been perusing the skies for satellite signals when he came across something...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 11:28AM

10-Year-Old Boy Discovers a Rare 'Lizard Fish' Fossil By Chance

About three years ago, a likely bored ten-year-old boy was touring around a monastery in Colombia when he happened across something...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 8:30PM

Enormous Ancient City Uncovered by Lasers in Guatemalan Jungle

Move over Indiana Jones — modern archeologists use lasers to get stuff done.A recent expedition in the jungle of Guatemala in South...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 7:58PM