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Toyota's T-HR3 Can Mimic Your Movements Like a Robotic Avatar

In the worlds of both science fiction and real robotics development, one of many major goals is to create a machine which can...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 6:36PM

Our First Asteroid From Another Solar System Is Shaped Like a Giant Cigar

Years ago, before the era of high definition camera smartphones and when The X-Files ruled television, amateur alien-hunters...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 8:27PM

Scientists Predict Catastrophic Earthquake Spike in 2018

Global warming is speeding up, the Earth's rotation is slowing down, and 2018 may see 20 massive earthquakes a year become the new...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 11:21AM

Watch a Meteor Fall to Earth From an Astronaut's Point of View

It's always cool when you look up into the sky and catch a brief glimpse of a meteor as it shoots through the night sky. It's even...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 19 November 2017 - 6:30PM

NASA Is Building Advanced Tools for a Future Mission to Mars' Moons

With all the focus on Mars lately, from NASA's planned rover launching in 2020, to Elon Musk's claims that he can get humans to the...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 19 November 2017 - 11:57AM

NASA Launches a Powerful Weather Satellite for Tracking Storms

You've probably heard tons of jokes about how weather forecasts are always wrong, so we'll leave it to you to pick your favorite....

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 18 November 2017 - 5:35PM

Exoskeleton Legs Can Help Soldiers Carry Much Heavier Stuff

Since scientific advancement moves much faster in comic books than in real life, a full Iron Man suit isn't here yet. But if you're...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 18 November 2017 - 12:50PM

Pluto's Extra Cold Temperatures Are Caused by Its Hazy Skies

Pluto is far colder than it should be. Sure, it's really far away from the Sun, but based on its distance from its primary source of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 8:45PM

We Just Found a Giant Planet With an Earth-Like Atmosphere

There aren't a lot of planets in our area of the galaxy that have convenient oxygen-rich atmospheres.In fact, this phenomenon is so...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 10:55AM

Boston Dynamics 'Atlas' Robot Can Do Backflips Like a Pro

There's a good chance you've seen the Atlas robot from Boston Dynamics before. Do you remember that viral video of a...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 8:33PM

Four Huge Meteors Were Visible Around the U.S. and Europe

Tuesday night saw four separate giant rocks flash across the sky in various locations around the world, as both America and Europe...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 7:42PM

These Cities Are Doomed When the Polar Ice Caps Melt

Mankind is working on borrowed time.Whether or not you believe in man-made climate change (although there's really no reason to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 11:04AM

Air Force Launching Space Force in Next 3 Years

With China taking a strong lead in the militarization of the Final Frontier, the Air Force has announced it's time for the US to catch...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 10:10AM

A Person's Genes Were Edited Inside Their Body for the First Time

We all have something we don't like about our bodies. Maybe you feel you're too short, or you wish you were less hairy, or you've...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 7:44PM

Engineers Create a Ring of Plasma Which Floats in Open Air

It's always fun when someone manages to do something that should technically be impossible.Despite being told by colleagues that their...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 6:39PM

NASA Just Found the Key Energy Source to Power Mars Colonies

The days of us relying on solar power and rocket fuel for colonizing Mars are numbered. NASA has found a better way. With plans...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 11:40AM

Denver Is Getting 'Hyperloop,' But Not the One You Think

Elon Musk is on a quest to bring Hyperloop to the world--but now he's got some serious competition. Brogan BamBrogan, a former...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 10:11AM

Volvo's Parent Company Wants Flying Cars to Be Commonplace by 2020

If you've been dreaming of a flying car since you were a child, have patience - there may not be long to wait before flying cars...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 8:32PM

15K Scientists Sign Open Letter to Humanity: 'Time Is Running Out'

More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries signed their names to an open letter warning humanity that we'll continue to incite...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 11:15AM

This Exoskeleton Could End Workplace Accidents

Exoskeleton technology has been advancing at a gratifyingly quick pace in the past few years--scientists are using CGI to craft better...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 11:12AM