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Paul Allen Wants to Launch Reusable Space Shuttles With the World's Largest Airplane

The Stratolaunch was designed with the intent of "normalizing access to low Earth orbit," but despite having six Boeing 747 engines,...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 - 10:49AM

New Theory Says Schrödinger Equation Solves Mystery of Space's Largest Structures

Let's get a few things straight right out the gate: First, the scientist Erwin Schrödinger did more in his life than muse on the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 - 10:41AM

SpaceX Rockets Bus-Sized Satellite Into Orbit With 50th Falcon 9 Launch

SpaceX celebrated the 50th launch of its Falcon 9 rocket early yesterday morning by successfully deploying a six-ton Hispasat 30W-6...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 - 9:15AM

NASA's Parker Solar Probe Could Send Your Name to the Sun

Assuming you're not mentioned anywhere in the Voyager 1 probe's records in interstellar space, you have an opportunity to send your...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 - 7:44PM

China's First Space Station Will Fall Out of the Sky in One Month

Spare a thought for the Tiangong-1, a space station and laboratory that isn't going to be in orbit for very much longer.The base,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 - 6:55PM

Secret Pentagon UFO Program 'Still Exists' and It's Investigating 'Significant Pilot Encounters'

In 2017, The New York Times published one of the most important stories in recent history: the government cover-up surrounding...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 - 10:58AM

NASA Telescopes and Oscar Awards Have the Same Golden Coating

While you were watching The Shape of Water win Best Picture at the recent Academy Awards, or other great sci-fi films like Blade...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 8:23PM

Massive Crowdsourced Family Tree Links 13 Million People Together

Thanks to crowdfunding efforts, the world's largest ancestral record has been compiled — a massive family tree that contains...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 7:20PM

Scientists Create 'Artificial Photosynthesis' To Generate Clean Energy

There's a race going on at the moment in the science world. Various teams around the globe are all competing to be the first to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 4:26PM

Super-Laser That Sees Around Corners May Be the Breakthrough Driverless Cars Have Been Waiting For

In terms of super-powers, the ability to see around corners wouldn't be that life-changing for a mild-mannered human, but it'd be a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 1:18PM

Proof of Antarctica 'UFO Crash' on Google Earth Sparks Alien Discovery Excitement

YouTube conspiracy channels have one job: find a weird, low-res photo of something and write "WHAT IS THIS? SECRETS UNVEILED" in the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 11:50AM

'Plasma Bubbles' Can Lead to Solar Flares and Auroras

The process of "fast magnetic reconnection" may not seem to interesting, but it plays a role in a lot of extremely bright and...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 March 2018 - 2:27PM

Stephen Hawking Describes the Universe Before the Big Bang

Considering what little we know about the earliest moments of the universe, what happened before then is an even greater...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 March 2018 - 11:06AM

Tesla Semi Truck Prototype is Spotted Driving On a Highway

We still haven't heard a firm ETA for the Tesla Semi, the electric semi truck that Elon Musk unveiled last fall. We know it's...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 02 March 2018 - 7:31PM

Astronomers Find 3 Nearby Super-Earth Exoplanets in Newly Discovered Solar System

All things considered, the Earth is small--very small. Out of the thousands of exoplanets we've found over the past few years, only a...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 02 March 2018 - 1:12PM

Poop Trail Seen From Space Leads to 1.5M Adélie Penguin Super-Colony Discovery in Antarctica

For years, environmentalists have been worried about the Adélie penguin. This species of flightless marine bird has been enduring a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 02 March 2018 - 10:46AM

Artificial Intelligence Discovers an Entirely New Way to Beat 'Q*bert'

Lots of early arcade games are still widely remembered today — Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Donkey Kong, etc. The same can not be...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 01 March 2018 - 8:35PM

Study Finds That Humans Can Use Echolocation Just Like Bats

One of the more interesting Marvel superheroes is Daredevil, a character who is blinded as a child, but who is able to sense the world...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 01 March 2018 - 7:06PM

'Time-Traveling Alien Archaeologist' From the Year 6491 Warns Yellowstone Volcano Doomsday Is Imminent

Remember that really creepy interview with a time-traveling alien that popped up on YouTube a few years ago? Looked pretty realistic,...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 01 March 2018 - 1:27PM

Putin Shows Off Russia's 'Invincible' Nuclear Missile by Nuking Florida

No one should be surprised by anything Russia does at this point, but that doesn't mean that we can't be worried and cautious....

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 01 March 2018 - 10:46AM