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Sound of Volcanic Thunder is Recorded For the Very First Time

Obviously, you don't need us to tell you that a volcanic eruption is powerful and very loud. But you may not know that when a...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 16 March 2018 - 7:27PM

Ancient Tools Discovered in Kenya Point to Early Humans' Intelligence

For a long time, historians believed that the first seeds of modern human ingenuity and art began 40,000 - 50,000 years ago...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 16 March 2018 - 6:05PM

Ancient Humans Mated With a Mysterious Species Called the Denisovans

No one's sure what happened to the Neanderthals, but we are pretty sure that our ancestors interbred with them at some point... And...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 16 March 2018 - 12:09PM

Scientists Discover That Space Is Becoming Even Deadlier

The origin of The Fantastic Four is one of the most iconic stories in comic books: A family of scientists steal an experimental...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 16 March 2018 - 11:37AM

NASA Admits It May Not Be Able To Stop Bennu Asteroid From Destroying Earth

Earlier this month, we reported on NASA's new plan to deflect the asteroid Bennu, which involves a new spacecraft called the HAMMER....

Chris Mahon
Friday, 16 March 2018 - 11:34AM

Retired Air Force General : This Is How Space War Will Be Fought

When Ronald Reagan imagined the battle for space, he envisioned something out of Star Wars (and who can blame him): a global...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 16 March 2018 - 10:43AM

Dwarf Planet Ceres is Still Evolving and Changing Its Surface

NASA has watched their Dawn spacecraft orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres for about three years, deciding to keep it there...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 8:18PM

Artificial Intelligence Finds Over 6000 Lunar Craters Undiscovered By Humans

Despite living in the highly advanced 21st century, there's still some things we do the old fashioned way. For example, our list of...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 7:29PM

Airbus Wants To Use a Giant Harpoon to Clear Up Space Junk

The ever-growing field of garbage in Earth's orbit is becoming increasingly problematic.Sending something into space is a costly...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 12:28PM

Stephen Hawking's Top Three Predictions for the End of the World

Like a collapsing star, Stephen Hawking's death has left a black hole in our hearts. Though the man himself is gone, his words live...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 12:08PM

Russian Scientists Are Testing Lasers to Blow Up Deadly Asteroids

Remember last week, when we learned that NASA has official plans to blow up deadly asteroids with nuclear bombs? Well, we've got more...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 11:36AM

PETA Teamed Up With a Las Vegas Brothel For a Billboard of Naked Aliens

What a time to be alive.You've heard of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Now get ready for a series of billboards that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 11:21AM

Space Race: Putin Claims Russia Will Begin Exploring Mars and the Moon Next Year

Hot on the heels of NASA's plan to send the new Mars 2020 rover to the Red Planet, Vladimir Putin has announced that Russia will be...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 11:05AM

Contagious Woman Escapes From Hospital, Triggering Zombie Outbreak Concerns

We all know how zombie apocalypses kick off. All it takes is one infected patient escaping quarantine before a deadly disease starts...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 9:58AM

NASA Kepler Spacecraft is Low On Fuel and Close to Death

Launched back in 2009, the Kepler spacecraft/telescope was designed to search for Earth-like exoplanets orbiting around distant...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 8:09PM

Mysterious Aurora-Like Purple Lights Are Solved by Citizen Scientists

When a series of purple lights with flourishes of green appeared in the northern hemisphere, professionals and amateurs alike...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 6:48PM

New Study Rewrites History of Neanderthals—Were They Actually Selfless Caregivers?

Neanderthals are usually portrayed as one step above big apes in terms of intelligence and human-like qualities, but a new study from...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 1:13PM

Jupiter's Giant Red Spot Isn't Just Shrinking—It's Getting Taller and Turning Orange

Some things in our solar system never change. Saturn? It has those cool rings. Neptune? Has that cool blue color. Jupiter? Has a giant...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 11:35AM

Renowned Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies At 76

Renowned physicist and author Stephen Hawking died on Wednesday of complications arising from his 55-year struggle with amyotrophic...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 12:06AM

'Archaeopteryx' Dinosaur Had a Completely Unknown Way of Flying

While they're not as iconic as pterodactyls, one of the more popular winged dinosaurs is the Archaeopteryx, and for good...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - 8:17PM