Science Videos

Kick Off 2020 With the Quadrantid Meteor Shower's Celestial Fireworks

If you want to observe the Earth's latest orbit but the thought of standing in a throng of people wearing disposable diapers waiting...

Gart Williams
Monday, 30 December 2019 - 10:30AM

Scientists Hope to Replicate 'Overview Effect' With VR and Floatation Chamber

When NASA astronaut Ron Garan attached himself to a robotic arm that swept him in an arc over the International Space Station, giving...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 26 December 2019 - 12:58PM

No, Alexa Did Not 'Go Rogue' and Tell a Paramedic Student to Kill Herself Through an Amazon Echo

The first rule of aggregating content – which is what passes for 99% of news reporting these days – is applicable to most forms of...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 23 December 2019 - 12:36PM

Astrophysicists Create the First-Ever Surface Map of a Pulsar Using Data from NASA’s NICER Telescope on the ISS

Scientists using data from NASA’s NICER telescope onboard the ISS have created the first-ever surface map of a pulsar, according to...

Scarlett James
Monday, 16 December 2019 - 1:44PM

'Pale Blue Dot' Continues to Remind Us of Humanity's Fragility: Take a Moment to Consider it

There are a few videos that, like certain books or essays, I like to return to every so often as they have the power to initiate a...

Gart Williams
Friday, 13 December 2019 - 12:27PM

NASA Juno Spacecraft Narrowly Avoids Mission-Ending Eclipse to Reveal a New Cyclone the Size of Texas Brewing on Jupiter’s South Pole

The NASA Juno spacecraft was almost blotted out forever when a mission-ending eclipse threatened to cut off its power supply, and the...

Scarlett James
Friday, 13 December 2019 - 10:34AM

Arachnophobes, Take Note: New Species of Widow Spider Will Haunt Your Dreams

What's jet black, has eight legs, a red club-shaped splotch on its back, lays purple eggs, and likely possesses an excruciatingly...

Gart Williams
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 - 3:11PM

'Corona of Chaos' – NASA Releases Wave of Data from Parker Solar Probe's First Mission to Touch the Sun

NASA has released the first data from when the Parker Solar Probe first touched the sun in November 2018, with four new research...

Scarlett James
Monday, 09 December 2019 - 9:50AM

'No-Brainer Nobel Prize' – Physicists Unlock the Fifth Physical Force

There might be a fifth, previously unknown physical force at play in our universe – and scientists are already calling this...

Scarlett James
Monday, 25 November 2019 - 11:09AM

NASA Testing Underwater Alien Hunter in Antarctica in Preparation for Deployment to Alien Moons

With the recent confirmation of water vapor being blasted into the atmosphere on Jupiter's moon Europa and the "building blocks of...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 25 November 2019 - 10:57AM

Breakthrough: NASA Voyager 2 Returns Data Revealing a Wall of Fiery Plasma Rings Our Solar System

When Voyager 2 slipped into interstellar space it marked a new foray into uncharted waters, and the first data that it returned is...

Scarlett James
Friday, 22 November 2019 - 3:00PM

Hubble Telescope Observes Cataclysmic Gamma-Ray Burst Rip Through the Universe Emitting 1 Trillion Times the Energy of Light

A cataclysmic gamma-ray burst rocked a galaxy 5 billion light-years away, ripping through time and space to light up telescopes around...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 21 November 2019 - 11:06AM

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