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Scientists Discover Hidden Landscape Beneath a Picasso Painting

There's a lot to take in when you examine a piece of artwork by Pablo Picasso. And if you're looking at the right artwork, there...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 17 February 2018 - 12:56PM

Opportunity Rover Celebrates 5000 Days on Mars With a New Discovery

When NASA's Opportunity rover first landed on Mars in 2004, it was expected to last around three months before it inevitably broke...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 8:57PM

Was the Fireball Over Oregon More Than Just 'Space Junk'?

Wednesday night saw an unexpected, fiery visitor grace the skies above Oregon. A large, bright light was seen streaking above...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 6:36PM

NASA Is Bringing Back Nuclear Tech to Get Rockets to Mars

A great warthog once said that you gotta put your behind in your past. It looks like the folks at NASA missed that advice from The...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 11:00AM

Curiosity Rover Discovers Clue in 'Rock Stripes' That Mars Has Its Own Water Cycle

As it approaches 5,000 Martian days on the Red Planet, the Opportunity has proven once again that wondrous discoveries can lurk...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 10:28AM

Supermassive Black Holes Are Growing Faster Than the Galaxies Creating Them And We Don't Know Why

All things considered, the growth of a supermassive black hole might just be the most exciting race in the universe.Can a galaxy of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 10:14AM

Scientists Just Created a New Form of Light That May Finally Make Quantum Computing a Reality

Quantum computing relies on bizarre mechanics like hyper-cooled atoms and quantum superposition to pull off seemingly impossible...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 9:40AM

New 'Flying Submarine' Could Be a Great Way to Track Wildlife

In science fiction, a "flying submarine" shouldn't be a new idea: James Bond never leaves home without a car that can both fly and...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 8:01PM

Space Station's Malfunctioning 'Robonaut' Will Be Sent Home For Repairs

The future of space travel is likely going to involve a lot of robots. As artificial intelligence and robotic bodies develop, it makes...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 7:18PM

A Foul-Smelling Storm on Neptune is Mysteriously Fading Away

Far away on the distant planet of Neptune, an enormous storm is fading away into nothingness.When the storm was first discovered in...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 6:45PM

The UAE Is Giving Away $500K for 'Innovative High-Risk' Space Projects

When Elon Musk launches a car into space, it's time to step up your space exploration game. Luckily for the United Arab Emirates,...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 1:10PM

The Andromeda Galaxy Is on a Collision Course With the Milky Way

In about four billion years, we're going to see a collision of quite literally galactic proportions: the Milky Way and the Andromeda...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 11:23AM

'Explosive' Solar Flare Storm Approaching Earth Could Cause Trillions in Damage to Power Grid

Stargazers are in for a rare double-feature today: not only do they have the chance to watch a partial solar eclipse, a recent solar...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 10:44AM

NASA Finds Nearly 100 New Exoplanets Hiding in Kepler Telescope's K2 Mission Data

If you're keeping count at home (which you shouldn't be, because there is a website for that), the current count for confirmed...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 10:44AM

There is a Small Chance Elon Musk's Tesla Could Crash Back to Earth

Ever since SpaceX launched their Falcon Heavy rocket which just so happened to include a Tesla Roadster as its payload, there's been...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 9:34PM

SETI Claims Cryptocurrency is Hurting The Search For Alien Life

The ongoing speculator goldrush surrounding Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is causing more than a few problems for humanity's...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 7:16PM

Ants Can Play Doctor and Treat Each Other's Wounds With Spit

Up until now, it was thought that human beings were the only species that could give each other medical aid in order to heal wounds...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 6:38PM

Robot Cockroaches May Be the Future of Space Exploration

No one wanted it to come to this, but researchers at John Hopkins have created palm-sized robots that mimic real-life cockroaches,...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 12:24PM

Astonishing Image of a Single Atom Wins Student UK Photo Prize

The invisible world of electrons, protons, and neutrons is frustratingly difficult to grasp--most of us probably stopped thinking...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 11:43AM

Second Eclipse of 2018 Coming This Week: How to Watch the Partial Solar Eclipse on Thursday

What could be more romantic than looking to the skies with protective glasses to witness a celestial event on the day after...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 10:54AM