Science Videos

WATCH: Google's New VR Film 'Age of Sail' Is Out, and It's Heartbreaking

If you grew up with Pixar movies, you probably remember those charming little shorts, like Geri's Game and Knick Knack. As short...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 03 December 2018 - 12:12PM

Watch: NASA Live Streams OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Reaching the Asteroid Bennu

At approximately 12:00 pm EST NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft will initiate its final descent on Bennu, coming within twelve miles of...

Scarlett James
Monday, 03 December 2018 - 11:06AM

Ultimate College Experience: The UAE Is Looking for Undergraduates to Join Its Mars Research Program

Are you an Emirati undergraduate getting a degree in science or engineering? Are you fascinated with the modern space race to Mars?...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 1:48PM

Watch NASA Make Contact With Bennu, the Asteroid That Might Strike Earth

Having reached one major milestone this week with the landing of InSight on Mars, NASA is looking forward to another delicate and...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 1:35PM

Scientists Create Clock So Powerful It Can Measure Spacetime and Gravity

Sure, an Omega Speedmaster watch was accurate enough to time the rocket thrusts that returned the Apollo 13 astronauts to Earth, but...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 1:09PM

WATCH: NASA Will Announce New 'Moon Partnerships' Today

Get hyped, because today's the day NASA's announcing the next batch of commercial projects that have been accepted for liftoff!...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 12:28PM

20 Minute Seismic Wave That Shook The Entire Planet On 11/11 Has Scientists Baffled

Before you ask: we're relatively sure it wasn't the graboids from Tremors and that we do not need to call Kevin Bacon. Earlier...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 11:21AM

Researchers Have Found a Way to Melt Gold at Room Temperature

Sometimes the smallest, most esoteric discoveries can lead to groundbreaking changes in science and technology--like Percy Spencer's...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 1:24PM

Prehistoric Cave Drawings Suggest Early Humans Were Advanced Astronomers

They may not have had WiFi or indoor plumbing, but our cave dwelling ancestors were smarter and much more advanced than some people...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 11:15AM

New UFO Video Claims to Capture a TR-3B, a Reverse-Engineered Alien Craft

Outer Places was recently contacted by the folks over at UFO Today, a YouTube channel devoted to videos of supposed alien sightings....

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 1:24PM

Researchers Trick Phone's Fingerprint Reader With AI-Generated 'MasterPrints'

Get ready to see this little piece of tech in the next Mission Impossible movie: AI-generated thumb prints capable of fooling a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 12:54PM

Google's Smart Compose AI Blocks Gender-Based Pronouns to Avoid Bias

Artificial intelligence and the companies behind the technology are often criticized when things go wrong, but rarely are developers...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 12:46PM

Chinese Scientist Claims to Have Created the First Gene-Edited Babies Using CRISPR

After years of warnings and debate over genetically modifying humans, a Chinese scientist named He Jiankui has posted a video on...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 12:17PM

Wait, What?! A Space Startup Wants to Use Toxic Mercury as Spacecraft Fuel

Besides increasingly rare interactions with old-school thermometers, most people's exposure to the chemical element mercury starts and...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 10:53AM

NASA Prepares for 'Seven Minutes of Terror' as InSight Lander Makes Final Descent to Mars

After shooting dozens of satellites into space, landing astronauts on the Moon, and landing not one, but two rovers on the Red...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 26 November 2018 - 12:38PM

Norman Reedus Stars in New VR-Only Movie Called 'The Limit,' and It's Straight-Up Bonkers

Director Robert Rodriguez has an eclectic film catalog to say the least, ranging from the goofy, violent cult classic Dusk 'Til...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 1:37PM

The World's First Full-Body Scanner Quickly Renders Every Organ in 3D

Scientists at the University of California, Davis partnered with the Shanghai-based company United Imaging Healthcare (UIH) to develop...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 12:15PM

Bill Nye Says Humans Will Never Live on Mars And Suggests Terraforming Advocates Are "High"

Bill Nye is many things – beloved educational figure, science celebrity, and the original Science Guy – but now he has a new...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 19 November 2018 - 1:53PM

Why Is Wombat Poo Shaped Like A Cube? Scientists Finally Have An Answer (Yes, Someone Paid To Do This)

There are two types of people in the world: those who knew going into this article that wombat poop is cube-shaped, and those...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 19 November 2018 - 1:08PM

Set Phasers To Stun: NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory Spots The 'Star Trek' USS Enterprise In Colorful Merging Galaxy Cluster

Some people like to look at clouds and point out which ones look like a face. Sometimes NASA does the same thing – on a much bigger...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 19 November 2018 - 12:41PM