Space

Our First Asteroid From Another Solar System is Shaped Like a Giant Cigar

Years ago, before the era of high definition camera smartphones and when The X-Files ruled television, amateur alien-hunters...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 8:27PM

How NASA Plans to Combat Alien Plagues

A germ arriving from space could mean the end of life on Earth. Then again, a bug from Earth could do the same to life on another...

Ian S.
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 2:39PM

Is Space Dust Spreading Life on Earth to Other Planets?

The building blocks of life on Earth may be launching into space, perhaps seeding other worlds, according to a recent study....

Ian S.
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 1:27PM

Why Asteroid Mining Is the Future of Space Exploration

The secret to the future of space exploration may be hiding in a Michael Bay movie.There's something wonderfully romantic...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 11:50AM

Does This Photo Prove We Faked the Moon Landing?

One small step for man, one giant hoax by Stanley Kubrick? On July 20, 1969 at 10:56 p.m., NASA announced to the world that the...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 10:59AM

Watch a Meteor Fall to Earth From an Astronaut's Point of View

It's always cool when you look up into the sky and catch a brief glimpse of a meteor as it shoots through the night sky. It's even...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 19 November 2017 - 6:30PM

NASA Is Building Advanced Tools for a Future Mission to Mars' Moons

With all the focus on Mars lately, from NASA's planned rover launching in 2020, to Elon Musk's claims that he can get humans to the...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 19 November 2017 - 11:57AM

Pluto's Extra Cold Temperatures Are Caused by Its Hazy Skies

Pluto is far colder than it should be. Sure, it's really far away from the Sun, but based on its distance from its primary source of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 8:45PM

NASA: We'll Find Alien Life in the Next 20 Years

NASA scientists have announced they're confident we'll discover alien life in the next 20 years. The hardest part: finding planets...

Ian S.
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 3:05PM

Japan and India Team Up for Joint Moon Mission

The days of America and Russia dominating the space race are over--India and Japan are officially launching a joint moon mission.As...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 11:52AM

We Just Found a Giant Planet With an Earth-Like Atmosphere

There aren't a lot of planets in our area of the galaxy that have convenient oxygen-rich atmospheres.In fact, this phenomenon is so...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 10:55AM

Four Huge Meteors Were Visible Around the U.S. and Europe

Tuesday night saw four separate giant rocks flash across the sky in various locations around the world, as both America and Europe...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 7:42PM

NASA Releases a Video Guide For Finding Life on Other Planets

As the search for life outside out own planet continues to come up empty, those tasked with finding new friends for us out in the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 6:45PM

UAE Growing Strawberries and Date Palms on Mars to Seed Colonization

The UAE won't just land on Mars by 2021--it's going to turn the Red Planet green. The United Arab Emirates has Mars on its mind, and...

Ian S.
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 1:14PM

Here's How We'll Make First Contact If Aliens Are Listening

If math is a universal language, could music be just as good of a way to make first contact with intelligent alien life?A joint effort...

Ian S.
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 12:05PM

Air Force Launching Space Force in Next 3 Years

With China taking a strong lead in the militarization of the Final Frontier, the Air Force has announced it's time for the US to catch...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 10:10AM

NASA Wants to Transform Mars Back Into a Green Planet

Mars might be known as the Red Planet, but it doesn't have to be that way. One NASA scientist believes we can make Mars green again in...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 2:11PM

This AI Is the Breakthrough Space Exploration Has Been Waiting For

Space is so vast, how can we ever explore all of it? We may finally have an answer--artificial intelligence. The biggest problem with...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 11:33AM

Close-by Exoplanet May Support Alien Life, Looks Just Like Earth

A newly discovered nearby exoplanet that looks surprisingly like Earth may be the best chance for discovering alien life we've ever...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 11:08AM

If We Find Habitable Planets, Should We Play God?

As our view of the universe increases, we're discovering an ever-expanding amount of potentially habitable planets out among the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 10:39AM