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NASA is Teaching Their 'Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter' to Use Star Charts

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is no spring chicken — the space probe first launched all the way back in 2005.And after over...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 09 February 2018 - 6:27PM

Elon Musk Reveals the Final Photo of 'Starman' and His Tesla in Space

When SpaceX launched their Falcon Heavy rocket this week, it was a major news event for a number of reasons, the most gimmicky of...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 8:32PM

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Will Soon Begin its Final Tests

The James Webb Space Telescope has been in production for quite some time, facing delays and obstacles along the way (it was supposed...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 8:02PM

Scientists Discover an Entirely New Form of 3D Vision in Praying Mantises

Praying mantises have a talent that no other insect with compound eyes can perform. While bees and ants and flies are all able to see...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 6:44PM

We Just Proved Plants Have Consciousness, New Study Suggests

The benefits of talking to houseplants have long been relegated to the halls of pseudoscience, while the benefits of playing them...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 10:38AM

NASA Tests Methane Ocean Submarine to Find Alien Life on Saturn's Moon Titan

Titan is one of the most intriguing places in the solar system.Saturn's icy moon shares a lot of things in common with Earth, such as...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 10:20AM

Venus Flytraps Refuse to Eat Friendly Bugs That Pollinate Them

The Dionaea muscipula, better known as the Venus flytrap, is a fascinating plant.While most leafy green fauna is slow, docile, and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 8:25PM

Falcon Heavy Boosters Made a Triple Sonic Boom When They Landed

SpaceX made history yesterday with the launch of their Falcon Heavy rocket, with their flashiest achievement being the fact that it...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 7:48PM

ISS Astronauts Hold the First Badminton Tournament in Space

Sports on Earth can be entertaining, but it turns out that too much gravity can really bring down a game, in more ways than...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 7:15PM

Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs Possibly Caused Giant Lava Flows

Approximately sixty million years ago, a mass extinction event killed off the majority of the dinosaurs and their peers. Those that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 6:40PM

Texas Televangelist Gloria Copeland: 'Inoculate Yourself With the Word of God,' Don't Get a Flu Shot

We previously reported on the Genesis II church encouraging its members to drink bleach in order to cure autism, but televangelist...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 10:47AM

Russian Scientists Are Building a Motorcycle For Outer Space

The Russian space agency Roscosmos has recently detailed plans from Russian scientists who have been hoping to build a "motorcycle"...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 7:07PM

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Finally Launched Elon Musk's Tesla Into Space

It's finally happened. After years of work (and more than a few failed experiments), SpaceX's brand new Falcon Heavy rocket has...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 6:31PM

SpaceX Releases a Dramatic Animation of the Upcoming 'Falcon Heavy' Launch

SpaceX's big moment is almost here: tomorrow's launch of their enormous Falcon Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, which will blast...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 7:50PM

Leaked Photo Suggests China Already Has a Hypersonic Railgun Superweapon

Between arming their soldiers with laser guns and building space weapons to destroy U.S. satellites, China's been ominously busy...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:56AM

An Inner-Ear Evolution Transformed Cheetahs Into High-Speed Hunting Machines, Says New Study

The cheetah is one of the most fascinatingly cool animals on the planet.With a top sprinting speed of up to 60 miles per hour, this...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:50AM

Polar Bears Are at Higher Risk of Starvation Than Previously Thought

Polar bears have been a vulnerable species for some time now, and things aren't getting any brighter at the moment. A team of...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 4:19PM

Japan Launches the Smallest Rocket Ever to Carry a Tiny Satellite

While SpaceX might be preparing to launch their gigantic Falcon Heavy rocket, they fell a few days behind a very different milestone...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 12:08PM

10-Year-Old Boy Discovers a Rare 'Lizard Fish' Fossil By Chance

About three years ago, a likely bored ten-year-old boy was touring around a monastery in Colombia when he happened across something...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 8:30PM

Mars Curiosity Rover Sends Back Photo of Massive Mount Sharp

While NASA prepares their fancy Mars 2020 rover to be launched in... well, 2020, the previous Mars rover is still running extremely...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 7:22PM