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How To Watch the Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower When It Peaks This Weekend

While Halley's Comet only appears every 75 years or so, we can see pieces of its debris every spring in a unique form of meteor...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 05 May 2018 - 2:51PM

Broken Down 'Robonaut' Departs the International Space Station to Begin His Repairs

The International Space Station (ISS) has six humans living onboard, but up until today, it had seven astronauts. If you counted...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 05 May 2018 - 11:31AM

NASA Launches Their New 'InSight' Mission To Look Beneath the Surface of Mars

NASA conducted an unusual rocket launch early Saturday morning, sending a new mission off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 05 May 2018 - 10:19AM

Hybrid Electric Drone Copter 'SureFly' Lifts Off in Its First Manned Flight

The era of flying taxis may be coming soon. And if/when it does, hailing a giant passenger drone to fly you to work will be...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 04 May 2018 - 7:43PM

Scientists Play Classical Music to a Crocodile to Understand Its Brain

"Scientists put a crocodile into an MRI machine with classical music" may sound like somebody playing a game of science Mad Libs, but...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 04 May 2018 - 6:46PM

The US Military Braces for War in Space as They Weaponize Artificial Intelligence in the Battle for Satellites

The US military is preparing for war in space with advanced satellite technology.

Chris Mahon
Friday, 04 May 2018 - 1:03PM

NASA High School Competition Finalists Are Bringing Clean Water to Public Schools and Not Even Internet Trolls Can Stop Them

A team of high school students used NASA technology to invent a way to purify their contaminated school drinking fountains.

Chris Mahon
Friday, 04 May 2018 - 12:15PM

Proof of Planet Nine in Medieval Manuscripts: An Astronomer and a Historian Team Up to Find the Truth in 1,000-Year-Old Data

Scientists and historians join forces to solve a modern mystery with ancient data.

Chris Mahon
Friday, 04 May 2018 - 11:21AM

Lunar Meteorite in Africa Looks Like Evidence of Water Beneath the Moon's Surface

When a fallen meteorite from the Moon was recovered in northwest Africa, it was mostly notable because it's cool that something came...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 03 May 2018 - 8:07PM

475 Million Year Old Trilobite Fossil is Discovered By a Young Girl in Tennessee

You're not going to find a trilobite on your next walk about town, but there's always a chance you come across some ancient remnants...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 03 May 2018 - 6:34PM

Worst Day Ever: How One NASA Astronaut Handled His Fear of Heights on the ISS Space Walk

NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba opened the airlock and performed a spacewalk outside the ISS – all while grappling with his fear of...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 03 May 2018 - 1:10PM

Yale Physicists Discover Evidence of Mysterious 'Time Crystals' Hidden in a Child's Toy

Scientists from Yale discovered evidence of a time crystal in the absolute last place they expected: the same type of crystals in...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 03 May 2018 - 12:22PM

Bizarre Fossilized Skull May Be the Missing Link Between Dinosaurs and Birds

Paleontologists have discovered a skull with the teeth of a dinosaur & the beak of a bird that sheds crucial light on how birds...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 03 May 2018 - 11:45AM

Scientists Just Discovered the Secret to Creating Life – No Humans Required

Scientists have created the first synthetic embryos using stem cells rather than a sperm and egg, and successfully implanted them into...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 03 May 2018 - 11:05AM

Facebook Is Mining Your Instagram Photos to Train Artificial Intelligence

Facebook has secretly used billions of publicly available photos on Instagram to teach software how to better identify objects.

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 03 May 2018 - 9:38AM

Astronomers Find an Exoplanet Full of Helium For the First Time

Helium, as the second most common element in the universe (the first is hydrogen), should be easy to detect. But outside Earth, we can...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 8:32PM

NASA Completes Their First Tests on Portable Nuclear Reactor Designed for Space Travel

As NASA makes plans to send humans farther into space, either to the Moon (although plans for this are shaky) or Mars, they'll...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 6:29PM

Chinese Companies Have Started Spying on the Brains of Their Employees to Monitor Their Emotions

If you thought China's new initiative to assign every citizen a three-digit approval score based on their loyalty, hobbies, and social...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 12:21PM

Before Stephen Hawking Died, He Revised Multiverse Theory One Last Time

For Stephen Hawking, it seemed like altering humanity's view on life, the universe, and everything was just something to do on a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 11:46AM

New North Korea Nuclear Bomb Study Challenges What We Know About the Reclusive Country

North Korea shocked (and relieved) the world two weeks ago by announcing it's putting a stop to their nuclear tests and shutting down...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 11:20AM