Science News

Ultra-Thin Graphene Can Become Bulletproof and Harder Than Diamonds

Researchers in New York have found that two layers of graphene can become harder than diamonds on impact: bullet-proof.

Chris Mahon
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:53AM

China's Betting the Future of Warfare on Railguns

The Chinese military seems to be investing heavily in new railgun tech, along with electromagnetic catapults for their carriers.

Chris Mahon
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:16AM

Alpha Centauri Might Still Be Hiding Earth-Like Planets

Alpha Centauri has long held the interest of stargazers and astronomers, for one very important reason: it's really close to us.Or, at...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 7:48PM

Watch This Creepy, Muscular Robot Exercise Like a Human

Robots don't need to exercise. This should be clear to anyone who's ever seen a robot.While the human body is capable of building...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 6:31PM

This Artist Claims He Lost His Virginity to an Alien, Fathered 60 Hybrid Children (NSFW)

Since the Sexual Revolution of the 1960s, all kinds of weird kinks have appeared: climacophilia (being aroused from falling down...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 11:11AM

Elon Musk Shows Off the Powerful SpaceX 'Falcon Heavy' Rocket

Elon Musk is probably in a pretty good mood today, since he's showing off some impressive new SpaceX technology on Twitter...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 8:23PM

NASA Chooses Two Finalists for a New Space Mission

Space, despite being so empty, still has a lot to see. There's a lot to explore and learn from the universe, and only a relatively...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 7:35PM

'Hugely Important' Discovery May Finally Explain Dark Matter

Whenever you feel like science has gotten a pretty good understanding of how things work in the universe, it's important to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 11:18AM

Scientists Say Habitable Planets May Be Orbiting Pulsars

Every new space discovery we make seems to reinforce one thing: the universe is a lot more complicated than the Drake Equation led us...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 10:27AM

NASA is Planning a Mission to Alpha Centauri in 2069

Exploring our current solar system is so passé. At least, it will be in about 50 years.NASA scientists, not content with simply...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 8:15PM

Powerful Superconducting Magnet Breaks a World Record For Strength

Move over, Magneto - there's a new magnetic power which currently surpasses anything humanity has achieved thus far.The National High...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 6:49PM

Is a Volcano Forming Under New England? Rising Magma Discovery Provokes Concern

A research team comprised of scholars from Rutgers University and Yale has discovered some pretty shocking news for people who live...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 11:15AM

Oldest Fossils Ever Discovered Prove Life on Earth Started Over 3.5 Billion Years Ago

Imagine finding the oldest fossils in the world and being told they were just strange minerals. This is what Professors J. William...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 10:15AM

Interstellar Object 'Oumuamua Could Be Both an Asteroid and Comet

The speedy, cigar-shaped interstellar object 'Oumuamua may now be hurtling far beyond our reach, but it was fun having an outsider...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 18 December 2017 - 8:08PM

Astronomers Find a Comet-Like Planet in Seemingly Impossible Orbit

Astronomers have made an incredibly significant discovery in the form of a so-called "hairy planet" orbiting around a red dwarf...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 18 December 2017 - 7:26PM

We Just Discovered an Ancient Supermassive Black Hole That's Older Than Light

When scientists announced that there's a gigantic black hole out on the edge of space that's older than light itself, it sounded...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 18 December 2017 - 12:21PM

Here's What NASA's Deep Space Gateway Will Look Like

Apart from encouraging the dreams of aspiring Martian colonists, plans for the new Space Gateway have put an end to that well-worn...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 18 December 2017 - 11:28AM

Alphabet is Using Lasers to Connect to the Internet

Considering what a hassle it is to get internet installed, you'd think that technology would eventually catch up with the times. And...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 17 December 2017 - 12:23PM

Marine Corps Tests Out a Completely Autonomous Helicopter

Remotely piloting a helicopter is one thing, but simply telling a helicopter to go somewhere and watching it navigate by itself,...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 16 December 2017 - 3:22PM

Hubble Photo Shows Two Far Off Galaxies Colliding

Far, far away, 350 million light-years from Earth, a pair of galaxies are currently locked in an explosive embrace as they combine...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 8:13PM