Science Videos

New Discovery: Elusive Solar Spicules Triggered by Magnetic 'Earthquakes' Creating Shockwaves Across Our Sun

An international team of scientists has pulled back the curtain to reveal what creates mysterious plasma “spicules” on our Sun,...

Scarlett James
Monday, 18 November 2019 - 4:56PM

NASA Scientists Finally Confirm Presence of Water Vapor on Jupiter Moon Europa

NASA scientists have finally confirmed what they've suspected all along: that it is indeed water vapor – good old life-supporting...

Gart Williams
Monday, 18 November 2019 - 1:45PM

Watch This Stunning Simulation of What Our Sky Would Look Like if Planets Replaced the Moon

It seems like the stuff of science fiction to see huge planets wheeling across the sky, but that’s exactly what amateur astronomer...

Scarlett James
Monday, 18 November 2019 - 9:27AM

First Public Test of China's Mars Lander Successful as Officials Eye 2020 Mission to Narrow the Space Race

Yesterday morning in the Hebei mountains, far removed from the tumult in Hong Kong, a tiny Martian lander plummeted 230 feet, stopping...

Scarlett James
Friday, 15 November 2019 - 11:07AM

NASA Reveals Their Experimental New All-Electric X-Plane Prototype

NASA pulled back the curtain on its latest X-plane, an experimental class of aircraft used for testing new technologies and...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 - 10:07AM

Watch Mercury Transit Across the Sun This Veteran’s Day

If you’re reading this before 12:30 p.m. EST there’s still time to catch an astronomical event that won’t happen again for...

Scarlett James
Monday, 11 November 2019 - 9:23AM

A New Type of Black Hole Has Been Discovered: Here's What We Know

Scientists have discovered a possible new type of black hole – and though it be but little, it is fierce. According to reports from...

Scarlett James
Friday, 01 November 2019 - 11:04AM

Russian Physicists: White Dwarf Stars Could be Filled with Creamy Quantum Liquids

A team of Russian theoretical physicists has proposed the radical new theory that white dwarf stars have what some are calling a...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 9:55AM

This Multi-Galactic Merger will Create the Largest Structure in the Universe

Four massive galaxy clusters are merging into what will become the largest object in the universe, according to reports from Cosmos...

Scarlett James
Monday, 28 October 2019 - 1:07PM

‘Cosmic Yeti’ Galaxy Seen Hiding in a Gigantic Stellar Dust Cloud is 'Missing Link' to the Ancient Universe

Astronomers caught a glimpse of a massive, ancient galaxy that billowed into formation just after the Big Bang – a behemoth that’s...

Scarlett James
Friday, 25 October 2019 - 12:39PM

Uber Says Flying Taxis Will be a Reality By 2023

For the two years that I lived and worked in Hollywood, California, I steadfastly refused to buy a car or drive: a position considered...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 24 October 2019 - 2:04PM

U.S. Army Investigating Military Applications of 'Exotic Materials' Alleged to be from Alien Spacecraft

The newly-formed U.S. Army Futures Command, created last year to support the "continuous transformation of Army modernization in order...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - 10:17AM

Attack Ships on Fire off the Shoulder of Orion? No, Just the Orionid Meteor Shower Peaking Tonight

So maybe you missed the Draconid and Taurid meteor showers earlier this month. Maybe you read our coverage too late. Maybe it was too...

Gart Williams
Monday, 21 October 2019 - 8:45AM

What You Need to Know About NASA Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir Making History’s First All-Female Space Walk

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history today in the first all-female spacewalk, USA Today reports. They left...

Scarlett James
Friday, 18 October 2019 - 12:37PM

Hubble Observes New Interstellar Visitor

Photo release via ESA/HubbleOn 12 October 2019, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope provided astronomers with their best look yet at...

ESA/Hubble
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 - 10:03AM

'Dark and Luminous:' The Milky Way Galaxy Is Kidnapping Smaller Galaxies as We Merge With the Large Magellanic Cloud

The Milky Way has been “stealing” satellite galaxies as we merge with the Large Magellanic Cloud, amassing a collection of over...

Scarlett James
Friday, 11 October 2019 - 3:08PM

'Building Blocks of Life' Found in Icy Geysers on Saturn's Moon Enceladus

Oxygen and nitrogen-bearing compounds – components of amino acids, the so-called 'building blocks of life' – were found on...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 10 October 2019 - 4:30PM

How to See the Draconid Meteor Shower Tonight

October is a fantastic month: the summer heat finally begins to give way to more moderate temperatures, the leaves turn, and the...

Gart Williams
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 - 3:11PM

Physicists Eye Electrically-Charged Plasma as a 'Radio' to Listen for Elusive Dark Matter

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Physics and Stockholm University are teaming up to scan for dark matter using plasma, and...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 - 12:15PM

Scientists Discover 20 New Moons Orbiting Saturn, Surpassing Jupiter For 'Most Moons' Record and Kicking Off Naming Contest

Saturn just surpassed Jupiter as the planet with the most known moons, according to CNN. A team of scientists led by Scott S. Sheppard...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 - 12:02PM