Science News

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

We Have Proof Life Survives on Mars for Millions of Years

This could transform the search for extraterrestrial life in space: scientists have proved life can survive for millions of years on...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 10:12AM

Russian Company Wants to Explore Saturn's Moon Enceladus for Life Signs

As corporate space travel begins to get more and more complicated, many companies are looking to find ways to make their mark in the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 7:50PM

Boston Dynamics' Robot Dog 'SpotMini' Is Friendly and Weirdly Creepy

Boston Dynamics has been working on adorable nightmare fuel for quite some time now. Somehow effortlessly straddling the line between...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 7:02PM

We Just Proved There's Life After Death

Is there life after death? It's one of the core questions that makes us human. Now, we may finally have an answer.New research...

Ian S.
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 3:10PM

Giant Airships Could Make Cargo Planes Obsolete

As traditional planes become more expensive and more harmful to the environment, airships may be the future.Despite their...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 11:25AM