Science Videos

TRAPPIST-1 Planets Have Atmospheres Which Could Support Life

TRAPPIST-1 is a small red dwarf star about 40 lightyears from our sun, but the planets orbiting around it have always been more...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 30 December 2017 - 4:26PM

DARPA Contest Wants New Tech for Surviving Underground

Despite how focused we are on getting humans up into the sky, whether through flying cars or rockets, there are others who think the...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 30 December 2017 - 12:35PM

This Modified Nerf Gun is Powered By Liquid Nitrogen

You're never too old for a Nerf war. That said, foam projectiles have evolved somewhat since you were a kid, thanks in large part to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 7:14PM

You Can Howl at the First Supermoon of 2018 on New Year's Day

If you're reading this, you deserve a pat on the back because 2017 has not been the easiest or most enjoyable year to get through....

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 11:01AM

A Piece of Cassini Escaped Destruction and Disappeared

You can't keep a good probe down.Despite ending its twenty year career by being thrown into the crushing gravitational force of the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 6:49PM

Cthulhu Awakens: Scientists Just Discovered a New Breed of Giant Octopus

Last year, scientists discovered about 18,000 new species. Now, that's a lot of animals to catalogue, track, and understand, but you...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 12:11PM

Oceanographers Spot Double Vortexes Powerful Enough To Devour Sea Life

Between weird phenomena like St. Elmo's fire and optical illusions like the Fata Morgana, it's no wonder that old-timey sailors were...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 10:25AM

NASA Goes Full Jedi, Channels Mace Windu With Purple Laser

We all know that Mace Windu is the coolest Jedi Master.Sure, Yoda's funny, and Obi Wan is always classy, and there was that time that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 9:29AM

Bundle Up: Scientists Predict 'Mini Ice Age' Will Hit Earth in Five Years

In the modern world, most people are very used to hearing scientists prophesying of the dangers of man-made climate change, often...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 8:37AM

NASA Uses Lasers to Test Their Parker Solar Probe

NASA's Parker Solar Probe was given its name for a couple reasons. It's not just a probe that will run on solar power; it's a probe...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 8:34PM

Watch a Time-Lapse of the SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch

Last week, SpaceX appeared in headlines and all over social media when they launched their Falcon 9 rocket over southern California....

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 7:13PM

Bizarre Worm Species Without a Brain or Anus May Be Our Earliest Ancestor

When people imagine humanity's earliest ancestors, they probably think of a hairy ape-human hybrid, or maybe a furry little mammal...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 12:42PM

The Great American Eclipse Left 'Bow Waves' in Earth's Atmosphere

Just about everybody and their grandma spent August 21st, 2017 looking up at the sky wearing a pair of cheap paper glasses, trying to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 12:09PM

NASA's '2018 To Do List' Includes Deep Space Habitats and Sending a New Robot to Mars

Everyone makes New Year's resolutions, but it's usually something like "Go to the gym" or "buy a life-size Yoda statue." NASA, on the...

Super User
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 10:52AM

Watch a Robotic DJ Perform at a Prague Nightclub

If you heard the words "robot DJ," you might be inclined to think, "isn't that just a jukebox? Or a playlist set to shuffle?" But...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 26 December 2017 - 8:21PM

Elon Musk Trolls Californians Who Were, Like, Totally, Confused By SpaceX Launch

Elon Musk took to Twitter last night to poke fun at the scores of Californians baffled by the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

K.S. Anthony
Saturday, 23 December 2017 - 10:54AM

Ultra-Thin Graphene Can Become Bulletproof and Harder Than Diamonds

Researchers in New York have found that two layers of graphene can become harder than diamonds on impact: bullet-proof.

Chris Mahon
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:53AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Skeptical Of Pentagon's UFO Footage, Doubts Aliens Have Visited Earth

Neil deGrasse Tyson expresses his doubts over Pentagon UFO videos on CNN.

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:51AM

Cronus Rising: This Blinking Star May Keep Eating its Planets

Star RZ Piscium is garnering attention for odd behavior that suggests it might be devouring its planetary babies,

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:25AM

China's Betting the Future of Warfare on Railguns

The Chinese military seems to be investing heavily in new railgun tech, along with electromagnetic catapults for their carriers.

Chris Mahon
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:16AM