Science Videos

Astrophysicists Just Saw an Ancient Dormant “Monster Galaxy” Dating Back to Big Bang That's Floating Dead in the Universe

An ancient ultra-massive “monster galaxy” has been discovered floating dead in the universe. According to the report from CNN,...

Scarlett James
Friday, 07 February 2020 - 12:37PM

A Stunning Stellar Outcome: ALMA Sees the Aftermath of a Fight to the Death Between Binary Stars

According to an official release from the European Southern Observatory (ESO), astronomers using the Atacama Large...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 05 February 2020 - 9:52AM

Einstein Was Right: Scientists Spot White Dwarf Star Dragging Space-Time Around Like A Security Blanket

A team of scientists has spotted evidence of a star “dragging” space-time around with it, like Linus with his blanket in old...

Scarlett James
Friday, 31 January 2020 - 1:16PM

Boiling-Hot Popcorn Kernels of Plasma the Size of Texas Revealed in Highest-Resolution Photo of the Sun Ever Taken

New images released from the National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope in Hawai’i are currently the most...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 30 January 2020 - 12:05PM

This Planet’s Atmosphere Is Melting – Meet KELT-9b, a Hot Jupiter Exoplanet That ‘Rips Apart’ Own Molecules

According to a report from CNN, new data from the soon-to-be-decommissioned NASA Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed that the...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 - 9:12AM

The Most Advanced Bionic Leg on The Planet and The Team Bringing It to Life

The world of prosthetics is evolving quickly. It’s no question that researchers, doctors, and engineers want to design more...

Emily Cullinan
Monday, 27 January 2020 - 12:42PM

Top-Secret California Space Start-Up SpinLaunch Receives Additional $35 Million for Mysterious 'High-Speed Vehicle'

A California space start-up just secured $35 million in funding to launch satellites using “a high-speed vehicle,” according to...

Scarlett James
Monday, 27 January 2020 - 12:05PM

NASA Is Turning Off the Spitzer Space Telescope Forever After 16 Years in Space – Find Out Why

NASA is preparing to decommission the Spitzer Space Telescope after over a decade spent studying the Universe in infrared...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 23 January 2020 - 9:33AM

SpaceX Blows Up Falcon 9 Rocket Worth $57 Million To Prove A Point In Latest Crew Dragon Capsule Test

Yesterday the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule successfully completed an uncrewed launch and in-flight abort test – paving the way for...

Scarlett James
Monday, 20 January 2020 - 3:16PM

A Stalker's Dream: Startup Scraped Billions of Images From Social Media for Facial Recognition AI

An artificial intelligence start-up that has scraped billions of images from social media websites – in likely violation of the...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 20 January 2020 - 11:14AM

Release the Kraken! Scientists Finally Sequence Giant Squid Genome

There's something remarkable about cephalopods and it's not just that they're likely smarter than your four-year-old, to say nothing...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 16 January 2020 - 9:59AM

I, Xenobot: DARPA-Sponsored Scientists Use Frog Stem Cells to Develop Self-Healing 'Living Machines'

A team of scientists from the University of Vermont and Tufts University have succeeded in creating the first "living machine" that...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 - 1:12PM

NASA's Got a New Planet Hunter to Differentiate Between Rocky and Gaseous Worlds

NASA's got a new tool in its planet-detecting arsenal that will allow them to differentiate between rocky planets, and –...

Gart Williams
Friday, 10 January 2020 - 3:27PM

Tatooine Discovered? NASA's TESS Satellite Finds Exoplanet With Two Suns, Thanks to High School Intern

While the rest of you have already stopped going to the gym despite your resolutions to "get fit" in 2020, NASA's TESS satellite has...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 09 January 2020 - 3:41PM

NASA’s Alien-Hunting TESS Telescope Finds First Earth-Like Planet Within the Habitable Zone

NASA reports that the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite – or TESS – just returned data revealing its first Earth-like...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 09 January 2020 - 2:13PM

NASA's SOFIA Telescope Offers a Breathtaking Look at the Milky Way's Galactic Core Spanning Over 600 Light-Years

NASA has just released truly stunning panoramic view of the Milky Way galaxy using the infrared camera on its airborne telescope, the...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 - 11:50AM

SpaceX Became the Largest Private Satellite Operation in the World Last Night with First Official Launch of 2020

Last night, SpaceX launched the first rocket of 2020 – and surpassed Planet Labs to become the largest private satellite operation,...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 - 9:17AM

New: Watch NASA’s Colorful 3D Visualization of the Crab Nebula Using Data from “Great Observatories” Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra

NASA astronomers combined forces with visualization specialists to create a three-dimensional video of what it looks like deep inside...

Scarlett James
Monday, 06 January 2020 - 10:58AM

2019's Top 10 Articles on Outer Places Can Never Let Us See Our Audience the Same Way Again

2019 was an interesting year for Outer Places, mostly because it was an interesting year for the rest of the world. We were – and...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 03 January 2020 - 4:15PM

Samsung's Artificial Human Project 'NEON' Unlikely to Usher in Terminator Robots, But Might be Even Cooler

When we first read that Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs' (STAR Labs) NEON project would be unveiling an "artificial...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 02 January 2020 - 11:04AM