Space

Boeing Also Plans to Send Humans to Mars, and Wants to Retrieve Elon Musk's Tesla

SpaceX and Boeing, being competing aerospace companies in a brand new space race, have naturally developed a rivalry.And when SpaceX...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 7:26PM

See a Tour of Jupiter's North Pole Cyclones From NASA's Juno Space Probe

The space probe Juno has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016 (after leaving Earth back in 2011), and it's mostly known for sending back...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 6:22PM

A Neutron Star 'Glitching' is Finally Recorded By Astronomers After Three Years of Waiting

Neutron stars are definitely not the largest objects in the universe, but they are the most massive (aside from black holes).A typical...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 8:19PM

NASA Releases an Impressive New Video Showing a 4K Tour of the Moon

We're finally having conversations about sending humans back to the Moon for the first time since the 1970s, although nobody has put...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 6:34PM

Large 'Hole' in The Sun Will Cause a Geomagnetic Storm and Flashier Auroras

Looks like our sun has a hole in it again. It's a little too cosmically enormous to patch up, and it'll eventually go away, but Earth...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - 8:29PM

Neighboring Star Proxima Centauri Roasts an Exoplanet With a Solar Flare

Located in one of the closest star systems to our own at just 4.2 lightyears away, the exoplanet Proxima b seemed like a great...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - 7:16PM

The Strangest 3D Printer of All Time Just Solved One of Space Exploration's Biggest Problems

The biggest pain surrounding printing anything--whether in 2D or 3D--is making sure you've got enough printer material.Whether you're...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 11:59AM

It's Your Last Chance to See 'Jupiter's Triangle' in the Night Sky Til 2030

Stargazing into the night sky with a powerful telescope is cool and all, but we prefer the kind of constellation tracking that can be...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 11:11AM

The Hubble Telescope Finds a Light Warping 'Einstein Ring' in Distant Galaxy Cluster

The galaxy cluster SDSS J0146-0929 is absolutely enormous, with hundreds of galaxies in close proximity and caught in each others'...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 5:01PM

NASA's First Mission to The Sun is Entering Its Final Preparations Before Launch

There isn't much that can approach a powerful star like the sun without burning up from the heat. And that's part of what makes the...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 1:48PM

The Matara Crater on Mars Has Amazing Gullies That Look Like a Painting

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) may be on its last legs as it continues to break down, but it's still capable of sending back...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 07 April 2018 - 3:28PM

A Ring Inside the Small Magellanic Cloud Conceals a Well-Hidden Neutron Star

As one of the Milky Way's closest neighbors, you would think we'd see an entire star hiding inside the Small Magellanic Cloud, a...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 07 April 2018 - 12:06PM

Here's How New York City Would Look if Stars Were Visible in the Night Sky

Like any other bustling metropolis, it's impossible to see much in New York's night sky beyond the Moon and whatever clouds are...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 06 April 2018 - 8:04PM

SpaceX Can No Longer Broadcast Video From Space Due to an Archaic Law

SpaceX has streamed video from space plenty of times — after all, one of the most memorable parts of their Falcon Heavy launch was...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 06 April 2018 - 6:29PM

NASA Just Launched Human Sperm Into Space for a New Experiment

Poor NASA scientists.You work your hardest on a brand new piece of scientific research, wait patiently for the scheduled launch date...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 April 2018 - 12:12PM

Dark Matter Discovery: New Research Reveals It 'Doesn’t Interact With the Universe Around It'

When it comes to dark matter, every new discovery seems to take us two steps forward and one step back.   In 2015, it seemed like...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 06 April 2018 - 11:35AM

The First-Ever 'Affordable' Luxury Space Hotel Will Open in Low-Earth Orbit in 2022

In case the Shangri-La Hotel wasn't exclusive enough for you, the aerospace company Orion Span is planning on a new exotic hotel in...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 06 April 2018 - 11:05AM

Food Grown in Antarctica Without Sunlight or Soil is Good News for Astronauts

For better or worse, one particular part of The Martian that really stuck with the audience was how the stranded Mars astronaut had...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 05 April 2018 - 7:06PM

CERN Scientists Say They Just Created Antimatter for the First Time in History

The universe is a weird place.Not just the structure itself, but the rules that guide it, and the materials that it's made up of. As...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 05 April 2018 - 11:32AM

New Study Says Alien Worlds May Lack Enough Phosphorus to Create Extraterrestrial Life

Earth really is a special place.Our world the exact right distance from the sun to be able to support life, and its watery environment...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 05 April 2018 - 10:23AM