Science Videos

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

NASA's New 'Nowcast' Model Uses Satellites to Predict Landslides Before They Happen

Of all the things for NASA to get involved in, landslide prediction is probably one of the more surprising.   Between the new...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 23 March 2018 - 11:01AM

Scientists Finally Recorded Terrifying Anglerfish Sex on Video for the First Time Ever—And It's Even Weirder Than You Think

Some mysteries are probably better off left unsolved.   Case in point: The secrets of deep-sea anglerfish have intrigued...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 23 March 2018 - 10:35AM

Pentagon Tries to Replicate Human Voices Using Lasers

Considering how often lasers show up in science fiction, it's interesting that the concept of "talking lasers" might show up in...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 22 March 2018 - 7:42PM

Blow Up an Asteroid? NASA Scientist Says the Key to Saving Earth From Bennu May Actually Be Paint

A lot of fuss has been made over the past few weeks about Bennu, a giant asteroid that has a 2000 to 1 chance of crashing into the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 22 March 2018 - 1:06PM

Scientists Discover Most of the Gold in the Milky Way Galaxy Was Created by Neutron Star Explosions

If you took all of planet Earth's supply of gold, melted it down (minus impurities), and attempted to fill as many Olympic-sized...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 22 March 2018 - 11:26AM

MIT Designs a Robot Fish to Explore the Waters of Fiji

Considering how easy it is to scare off a fish, they can be difficult animals to study without attaching a camera to a fish and...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 - 7:28PM

Nvidia Just Invented an AI That Creates Photorealistic Fake Celebrities

In the 2002 sci-fi movie Simone, an ambitious movie director creates an entirely fake CGI actress to play a starring role in a movie....

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 - 1:39PM

Author William Poundstone Says Humans Only Have 730 Years Left Before We're Extinct

Elon Musk may come off as a crazed doomsayer when it comes to the robot apocalypse, but human extinction has been on the mind of...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 - 12:57PM

Is Vladimir Putin a Time Traveler or Immortal Vampire? This Conspiracy Video Makes the Case

Did Vladimir Putin order the death of Alexander Litvinenko? What about Sergei Skripal? Was the Russian government involved in swaying...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 - 11:14AM

Ohio State Scientists Just Created an AI That's Better Than Human Beings at Reading Emotions

A new artificial intelligence has been constructed that is better than humans at reading emotions. This isn't based on the facial...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 - 10:49AM

Uber Ratings for Humans: Bad 'Social Credit' Will Get You Banned From Trains in China

If you thought erasing historical events like Tiananmen Square from search engines and instituting facial tracking across the country...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 - 10:40AM