Science Videos

NASA's InSight Lander Will Look Under the Surface of Mars For the First Time

Mars doesn't experience earthquakes (or rather, "marsquakes") in the same way Earth does, because Mars doesn't have appear to have...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 8:11PM

Astronomers Discover a Transparent, Seemingly Impossible Galaxy Without Dark Matter In It

Despite how little we know about dark matter, we can tell when it's there, from the way it impacts galaxies and causes strange...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 6:36PM

Scientists Say the 'SELEX' Cancer-Detection Method May Be the Key to Discovering Alien DNA

Star Trek has lied to you.If at some point, human beings encounter an alien species, they almost certainly won't look like us, but...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 1:21PM

Video: Alien Corpse Spotted in Chinese Moon Rover Photos

Back in December 2013, China's Chang'e 3 lunar rover landed on the surface of the moon and began taking pictures of every rock and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 10:47AM

Astronomers Say Newfound Metal Planet as Dense as Mercury May Finally Reveal How Our Solar System Formed

Mercury is special among the planets in our solar system for a number of reasons (not least because Han Solo has been spotted frozen...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 10:21AM

NASA's James Webb Telescope is Delayed Yet Again After Failing Its Latest Tests

Once it's finally in space, the James Webb Space Telescope will be one of the most powerful telescopes in NASA's arsenal. Which is...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 6:41PM

New Study Reveals Our Prehistoric Ancestors Were Surprisingly Resilient to Life-Threatening Climate Change

As anyone in any part of the Northern Hemisphere was acutely aware last week, life's no fun when the weather experiences a cold...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 11:34AM

MIT Neutrino Experiment Finally Sheds Light on Why the Universe Evolved the Way It Did After the Big Bang

It's comforting to know that, for every flat-earther who launches himself into the atmosphere in a homemade rocket to prove the Earth...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 11:13AM

Physicist Says Mushroom Cloud Found on Mars Proves Aliens Died in Ancient Nuclear War

Mars, the closest planet to the Earth, is a barren wasteland.The world has no atmosphere, and its surface is covered in dust and rock,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 10:45AM

NASA Has No Plans To Purchase Any Falcon Heavy Rockets From SpaceX

When SpaceX successfully launched their Falcon Heavy rocket last month, they didn't just launch a car into space. They made a pretty...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 26 March 2018 - 6:43PM

Scientists Say Strange 'Meridianiite' Crystals Have Finally Solved the Mystery of Mars' Missing Oceans and Alien Life

How do you lose an ocean? How does an entire alien civiliization go extinct?These are questions that have baffled scientists for a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 26 March 2018 - 1:43PM

Nukes and Alien Invasions Aren't the Greatest Threats to Humanity: Futurist Michio Kaku Says Killer Drones Will Wipe Us Out First

Physicist and futurist Michio Kaku is well known for his predictions of the future of robotics.With degrees from Harvard and Berkeley...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 26 March 2018 - 1:14PM

Conditions of Early Life on Earth Suggest Aliens Could Survive on Frozen Moons Like Europa and Titan

One of the biggest points of speculation surrounding exploration of our own solar system is whether or not many of the frozen, icy...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 26 March 2018 - 11:30AM

White House Insider Says President Nixon Hid Proof of Aliens in Secret Time Capsule

We've been looking to the stars for proof of alien life all these years, but it turns out that might have been the wrong play....

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 26 March 2018 - 11:02AM

SETI Astronomer Jill Tarter Says Humans Will Discover Aliens by 2100—Here's Why the Inspiration for 'Contact' Is So Convinced

Imagine being NASA scientist Jill Tarter.Imagine dedicating yourself to the study of the stars, and to trying to find alien life...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 26 March 2018 - 10:19AM

Japanese Company Offers Meteor Showers On Demand For the Rich

Last fall, it was announced that a company called Astro Live Experiences (ALE) would be creating a fake meteor shower over the skies...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 25 March 2018 - 3:56PM

ESA Spacecraft 'Ariel' Will Look Into Distant Exoplanets

Now that we're improving our exoplanet-finding techniques (which can be tough when distant starlight tends to drown them out), we've...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 24 March 2018 - 6:03PM

Brown Dwarfs Are Seen as Both Failed Stars and Giant Planets

Most of the time, the difference between a star and a planet is pretty clear: a star is a huge ball that burns hydrogen and...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 24 March 2018 - 5:08PM

Bipedal Robot Gets Around With Jet-Powered Feet

"Walking" is one of those things we just take for granted after our first year or two, but replicating that in machines can be...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 23 March 2018 - 6:40PM

Tech Startup Kernel Says It Can Boost Your Intelligence With Computer Chip Brain Implants That Let You Hack Your Mind

Do you ever wish you had a photographic memory? Or the ability to learn new skills quickly and easily, without all the hassle of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 23 March 2018 - 1:42PM