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Acoustic Technology Will Reveal GPS Location of Enemy Snipers to Smartphones After the First Shot

Newly developed acoustic technology will use the microphones built into Tactical Communication and Protective Systems (TCAPS) – the...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 - 1:25PM

Who Needs Exoplanets? Amazon Billionaire Jeff Bezos Has Reimagined Space Colonies... And They Are Incredible

In the wake of Blue Origin's announcement last week that it had developed a lunar lander (named Blue Moon, naturally) and plans to...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 - 9:45AM

The Red Planet's First Homes? AI SpaceFactory Wins NASA's Mars 3D-Printed Habitat Contest

It's strange to think that we'll likely see the first human colonies on Mars – a planet that appears as a tiny rust-colored dot in...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 13 May 2019 - 8:59AM

Are These Glowing Green Nanoparticles The Key To Ending Aging? SpaceX Dragon Capsule Delivers New Experiment To ISS

The European Space Agency wants to harness nanoparticles to reverse human aging. The Nano Antioxidants Experiment will study how a...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 - 1:36PM

Scientists Develop Plastic That Can Be Recycled Repeatedly... But Does it Matter?

Here's a fun fact that your great-great-great-great grandchildren will be choking on, assuming humanity survives that long: the...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 - 11:46AM

VR Company Develops Tools to Teach Military Language Skills in 'Video Game' With Human Instructors

Jedburgh Technology has developed virtual reality training for the American military that synthesizes kinesthetic learning...

Scarlett James
Friday, 03 May 2019 - 2:08PM

Gator Bait: Sam Raimi-Produced 'Crawl' Will Do For Florida What 'Jaws' Did For Beaches

If you had the dubious fortune of growing up in America in the '80s, you were likely afforded the opportunity to experience...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 03 May 2019 - 1:26PM

Glimpsing the Infinite: Astronomers Create Mosaic Image Containing 265,000 Galaxies Captured by Hubble Telescope

"The Cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be," Carl Sagan wrote in Cosmos. "Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us --...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 02 May 2019 - 10:19AM

Next-Level DeepFakes: Japanese AI Automatically Creates Full-Body Images of People Who Do Not Exist

There are some stories that are just difficult to really wrap our heads around: no clever lede, references to replicants, or science...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 - 12:24PM

Infographic: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Melting Points on Earth

Ever thrown something into the fire to see if it would melt? If you were a kid trying to melt rocks, the process was likely pretty...

Olivia Biggs
Monday, 29 April 2019 - 12:36PM

Live-Tweeting the End of the World: International Space Agencies Team Up to Practice For an Asteroid Striking Earth

You've gotta hand it to America's space scientists: they're resilient. Despite an admission that they may not be able to stop the...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 26 April 2019 - 3:17PM

Engineers Develop Ingenious Method to Defeat AI Surveillance... With a Color Printout

You've may have noticed that Outer Places regards the implementation of AI-based surveillance – whether in the form of facial...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 9:24AM

YouTuber Turns Two Giant Water Bottles Into a Plasma Cannon... For Science

You may remember our coverage of the YouTube inventor who created a small, but compelling, propane-powered rifle that fired empty soda...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 9:03AM

Company With Creepy AI That Recognizes Emotions Aims to 'Understand All Things Human'

Affectiva, an American start-up company that successfully built an AI learning system that can recognize human emotions by analyzing...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 - 2:45PM

'Death Isn't The End:' Why Reincarnation's Most Prominent Proponent Was a Scientist

Theories of consciousness range from the purely scientific – that personal consciousness, as we know it, is a mechanism of unique...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 22 April 2019 - 12:13PM

Rise of the Machines: Watch Boston Dynamics' SpotMini Robot Dogs Pull Truck

It's not difficult to watch a Boston Dynamics video and imagine a dystopian future where bedraggled rebels are hunted down by faceless...

Gart Williams
Friday, 19 April 2019 - 9:41AM

NASA Planning to Explore Moon's Icy South Pole by 2024

On the heels of President Trump's directive to put "American astronauts launched by American rockets from American soil" on the moon's...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 - 9:34AM

Scientists Use Asteroid to Measure Smallest Star Size to Date

Press Release via Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & SmithsonianBERLIN, Germany & AMADO, Ariz. (April 16, 2019)—Scientists in the...

CfA Harvard & Smithsonian
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 - 7:48AM

NASA Awards SpaceX $69M Contract to Attempt to 'Redirect' Asteroid

Despite an admission last year that it may be impossible to stop the 8.8 ton asteroid Bennu from annihilating life on Earth, the...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 - 1:28PM

Planet of the Apes? Scientists in China Add Human Gene to Rhesus Monkey DNA, Making Them Smarter

The 2011 film Rise of the Planet of the Apes begins with concerned scientists attempting to cure Alzheimer's Disease with an...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 15 April 2019 - 9:54AM