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Lost NASA Satellite is Discovered After Going Missing For a Decade

When NASA launched their IMAGE satellite back in 2000, they were expecting the $150 million craft to have a long career of service...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 27 January 2018 - 4:29PM

A Robotic Exoskeleton Suit is Now Approved by the FDA

Japanese robotics company Cyberdyne may share a name with the fictional company from Terminator that notoriously destroyed the world...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 27 January 2018 - 12:30PM

Astronomers Are Not Happy About The 'Disco Ball Star' Launched Into Orbit

Last week, thanks in large part to the dropping costs of launching objects into space (and the growing number of foolhardy...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 6:45PM

New Book Claims to Publish the First Photos From Inside a UFO

Of all the dicey, grainy, black-and-white UFO photos, the supposedly groundbreaking ones published in Dr. Roberto Pinotti's new...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 12:28PM

We Just Found the Missing Link Between Dinosaurs and Birds

These days, it seems like a new, breakthrough dinosaur discovery is happening every week--we recently discovered an Australian dino...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 11:56AM

We Finally Know When and How Our Modern Brains Evolved

We know that our large, globe-shaped human brains evolved from earlier Homo species, and that their shape plays a crucial role in Homo...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 10:46AM

Alien Life-Detection Device Passes Key Test in Mars-Like Arctic Conditions

The hunt for alien life on Mars continues, and according to a new study conducted by a team of researchers in the Canadian Arctic,...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 10:38AM

Devastating Dust Storms Stole Mars' Atmosphere and Water, Says New Study

Based on everything we've discovered thus far, Mars isn't exactly an ideal vacation destination.There may not be much danger of rain...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 10:28AM

Plastic Pollution Is Killing Coral Reefs on an Unprecedented Scale Worldwide

We've known that our planet's coral reefs were dying, an ecological tragedy that came to a head last spring when it was widely...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 9:59AM

NASA Almost Lost Their GOLD Satellite in the Earth's Atmosphere

High above us, there exists a point where the Earth's atmosphere ends, and the black emptiness of space begins. Our planet's...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 8:50PM

The U.S. Government Needs Help Building a Brain to Experiment On

Do you have an interest in the human brain? Are you keen to find out what makes us tick, and how our grey matter is put together?If...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 6:23PM

Science Proves Music Really Is the Universal Language

It turns out that your high school band teacher, in all his wide-eyed, bleeding heart optimism, was right--music really is the...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 4:05PM

Doomsday Clock Moves Close to Midnight as New Study Warns Hackers Could Trigger Nuclear War

We're living in dangerous times: North Korea is finally able to hit the US with ICBMs, the US is accusing China and Russia of building...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 12:15PM

Rocket Lab Launches 'Disco Ball' Star Into Orbit That's Now the 'Brightest Object in the Sky'

Space has become a democratized pursuit over the last several years. Previously only available to our governmental agencies, now...

Super User
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 12:00PM

Our Best Bet to Find Alien Life May Be 'Biosignature' Gases

Finding alien life isn't an exact science yet--unless we stumble upon microbes on Mars or get a visit from a real-life Klaatu and...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 11:30AM

Trump Administration: End NASA Funding for ISS by 2025

Another day, another Trump administration budget cut at the expense of American innovation. Now the two-decades old International...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10:01AM

'Holograms' Could Become Commonplace With New 3D Image Technique

We'd all love for holograms to be a regular part of daily life. Yes, various attempts have come in the past, but they've all fallen...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 7:47PM

Watch SpaceX Test-Fire the Falcon Heavy Rocket Before its Big Launch

After years of waiting, SpaceX's giant Falcon Heavy rocket is very nearly ready for its maiden voyage.Elon Musk's spacefaring company...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 6:25PM

Scientists Just Created Rain and Snow on Demand in Idaho With Cloud Seeding

The ability to modify the weather has long belonged in the realm of science fiction, but now a team of scientists in Idaho think...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 1:46PM

These Earth-like Trappist-1 Planets Are the Best Candidates for Alien Life Ever Found

Despite being 39 light-years away from out solar system, Trappist-1 may be our best shot at finding habitable exoplanets--and alien...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 12:18PM