Science Videos

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

NASA's James Webb Telescope is Breaking Down and Likely Delayed

Bad news, fans of giant space cameras: the James Webb telescope, intended as the new pinnacle of NASA's achievements, is in pretty bad...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 7:08PM

Human Sacrifice Was the Key to Social Evolution, New Study Says

It is a concept that has been phased out of practice for quite some time in civilized society and reserved for the pages of the...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 11:29AM

Robotic 'Flying Brain' Cimon Joining International Space Station Crew to Monitor Astronauts' Mental States

We've seen all kinds of strange little robot helpers, from Robelf to Temi, but Cimon is probably the weirdest: it's a floating...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 11:38AM

Human Eye-Like Metalens With Artificial Muscle Could Cure Blurred Vision and Revolutionize Mobile Cameras

A groundbreaking new metalens invention paves the way to a clear future for more than just curing blurred vision--it could...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 11:33AM

New Stratolaunch Test Run Shows How World's Biggest Plane Will Change History

Typically when planes taxi on a runway, there is zero fanfare. Yeah, it's the miracle of flight but it's also Coach. But those are...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 10:51AM

'Ultraluminous X-Ray Source' Provides New Clues About Neutron Stars

If the phrase "ultraluminous x-ray source" sounds cool to you, rest assured the actual thing is just as fascinating. First...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 7:52PM

Norway Will Upgrade its Doomsday Seed Vault Because of Climate Change

For ten years now, Norway has invested money and resources in attempting to save the world in case of a catastrophic disaster, and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 6:55PM

Super-Rare Yellow Cardinal Spotted in Alabama Is 'One-in-a-Million' Discovery

No need to adjust or recalibrate your devices--the bird on your screen is real, and it is yellow. According to National Geographic, a...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 11:58AM

UFO Spotted 'Dogfighting' 2 Fighter Jets Over Area 51

Area 51: the biggest conspiracy magnet in the world, apart from the grave of Jimmy Hoffa and a certain grassy knoll in Texas....

Chris Mahon
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 11:22AM

New Sixgill Shark Discovery in Atlantic Ocean May Finally Explain How Species Outlived the Dinosaurs

Along with the nautilus, horseshoe crab, and coelacanath, sharks have some of the oldest-surviving species around. One of the more...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 10:39AM

Airbus Shows Footage of Their Prototype Flying Taxi in Action

At the beginning of the month, Airbus drew a lot of attention when their Vahana project — with the goal of building an autonomous...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 24 February 2018 - 3:45PM

Jeff Bezos Invested $42 Million in a Giant Millennium Clock Buried in the Desert

Yes, Elon Musk decided to build a massive tunnel-drilling company on a whim and launched a $250,000 luxury car into space, but those...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 12:15PM