Science Videos

This Multi-Galactic Merger will Create the Largest Structure in the Universe

Four massive galaxy clusters are merging into what will become the largest object in the universe, according to reports from Cosmos...

Scarlett James
Monday, 28 October 2019 - 1:07PM

‘Cosmic Yeti’ Galaxy Seen Hiding in a Gigantic Stellar Dust Cloud is 'Missing Link' to the Ancient Universe

Astronomers caught a glimpse of a massive, ancient galaxy that billowed into formation just after the Big Bang – a behemoth that’s...

Scarlett James
Friday, 25 October 2019 - 12:39PM

Uber Says Flying Taxis Will be a Reality By 2023

For the two years that I lived and worked in Hollywood, California, I steadfastly refused to buy a car or drive: a position considered...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 24 October 2019 - 2:04PM

U.S. Army Investigating Military Applications of 'Exotic Materials' Alleged to be from Alien Spacecraft

The newly-formed U.S. Army Futures Command, created last year to support the "continuous transformation of Army modernization in order...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - 10:17AM

Attack Ships on Fire off the Shoulder of Orion? No, Just the Orionid Meteor Shower Peaking Tonight

So maybe you missed the Draconid and Taurid meteor showers earlier this month. Maybe you read our coverage too late. Maybe it was too...

Gart Williams
Monday, 21 October 2019 - 8:45AM

What You Need to Know About NASA Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir Making History’s First All-Female Space Walk

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history today in the first all-female spacewalk, USA Today reports. They left...

Scarlett James
Friday, 18 October 2019 - 12:37PM

Hubble Observes New Interstellar Visitor

Photo release via ESA/HubbleOn 12 October 2019, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope provided astronomers with their best look yet at...

ESA/Hubble
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 - 10:03AM

'Dark and Luminous:' The Milky Way Galaxy Is Kidnapping Smaller Galaxies as We Merge With the Large Magellanic Cloud

The Milky Way has been “stealing” satellite galaxies as we merge with the Large Magellanic Cloud, amassing a collection of over...

Scarlett James
Friday, 11 October 2019 - 3:08PM

'Building Blocks of Life' Found in Icy Geysers on Saturn's Moon Enceladus

Oxygen and nitrogen-bearing compounds – components of amino acids, the so-called 'building blocks of life' – were found on...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 10 October 2019 - 4:30PM

How to See the Draconid Meteor Shower Tonight

October is a fantastic month: the summer heat finally begins to give way to more moderate temperatures, the leaves turn, and the...

Gart Williams
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 - 3:11PM

Physicists Eye Electrically-Charged Plasma as a 'Radio' to Listen for Elusive Dark Matter

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Physics and Stockholm University are teaming up to scan for dark matter using plasma, and...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 - 12:15PM

Scientists Discover 20 New Moons Orbiting Saturn, Surpassing Jupiter For 'Most Moons' Record and Kicking Off Naming Contest

Saturn just surpassed Jupiter as the planet with the most known moons, according to CNN. A team of scientists led by Scott S. Sheppard...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 - 12:02PM

Humanity 2.0: Paralyzed Man Walks Again Using Brain-Controlled Exoskeleton

A 28-year-old French man – paralyzed after a cervical spine injury – was able to walk, move, and maneuver his limbs in a...

Gart Williams
Monday, 07 October 2019 - 9:24AM

Listen to These Weird Sounds on Mars that the NASA InSight Lander is Picking Up On

The NASA InSight lander on Mars has been picking up on some unusual sounds lately. Or, as Phil Plait put it in his Bad Astronomy...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 03 October 2019 - 1:20PM

NASA Announces Call for Private Proposals to Design a New Lunar Lander – In 30 Days

If you’ve been hoarding blueprints for a citizen science Death Star, now’s your chance: NASA is accepting private-sector proposals...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 - 1:27PM

'Should Not Exist:' Giant Planet Orbiting Tiny Star Changes Everything We Know About How Planets Form

An international team of scientists has just discovered a disproportionately massive gas giant orbiting a tiny host star located...

Scarlett James
Friday, 27 September 2019 - 11:49AM

If You've Ever Wanted a Military-Grade Robot Quadruped, Now's Your Chance

You've seen the videos from Boston Dynamics: backflipping robots... headless, mechanical dogs... Terminator-like images so...

Gart Williams
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 - 12:40PM

China Develops Sonic Weapon That Vibrates Eyeballs, Eardrums, and Brains

"Non-lethal" or "less-lethal" weapons have been deployed by military and police for some time now, particularly in crowd control....

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 - 4:18PM

A New Species of Six-Foot Tall Tumbleweeds Could Invade Your Town

Perhaps it's due to an excess of monster movies in my formative years, but sometimes I like to look out across the city skyline as it...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 - 10:38AM

Now You Can Get a Flamethrower Drone Just in Time for the Holidays

Humanity's fascination with the creative and destructive forces of fire manifests itself in some pretty strange ways. From fire...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 22 August 2019 - 2:37PM