Space

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Successfully Arrives in Orbit Around Jupiter

After five years and some 1.7 billion miles, NASA's Juno spacecraft successfully, and most importantly, safely, reached its goal of...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 - 5:06AM

Spend Your Independence Day Watching NASA's Juno Spacecraft Arrive at Jupiter

Fireworks, grilling, and family gatherings are all hallmarks of July 4th celebrations, but if ever there was a year to break with...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 04 July 2016 - 5:00AM

How Star Trek Is Inspiring NASA's Journey to Mars

Star Trek has predicted and inspired countless modern technologies, notably the cell phone, the tablet, and (possibly) portable...

Janey Tracey
Sunday, 03 July 2016 - 11:05AM

Prehistoric Humans Might Have Used This 6,000-Year-Old Telescope

A team of scientists is undertaking an investigation of one of the world's oldest telescopes - and so far it's proving to be nothing...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 01 July 2016 - 3:04PM

The Next Commercial Space Station is Already in the Works

With the ISS being taken out of commission in 2024, Mike Suffrendini, its former manager, is already looking to create a...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 01 July 2016 - 11:44AM

Hubble Captures Most Detailed Image Yet of Jupiter's Glowing Auroras

Astronauts have captured some of the best images of Earth's auroras from the ISS, but now, NASA has captured the extraterrestrial...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 1:16PM

"Voyage of Time" Trailer: Brad Pitt Narrates Terrence Malick's Cosmic Journey

Love him or hate him, Terrence Malick is known for his abstract, cosmic, gorgeous imagery, so he's the ideal director to take us...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 11:10AM

Watch: NASA's SLS Rocket Booster Passes Major Milestone in Journey to Mars

NASA's SLS is the most powerful rocket system ever built, and is possibly our best shot at getting to Mars in the next decade or so....

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 3:28PM

Everything You Need to Know About NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter

On Independence Day this year, we'll be able to celebrate another huge milestone, as NASA's Juno spacecraft is finishing its five-year...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 12:37PM

Celebrate NASA's Voyager Spacecraft With this Stunning Animated Tribute

With the exploits of spacecraft like Rosetta and the exciting prospect of Juno reaching Jupiter next week, we're currently at a very...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 7:52AM

Former NASA Executive Plans to Build an ISS Replacement

With the ISS being taken out of commission in 2024, Mike Suffrendini, its former manager, is already looking to create a...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 27 June 2016 - 5:06PM

Plants Grown in Mars-Simulated Soil Are Safe to Eat

We've just scienced the sh*t out of this. After a few failed attempts, scientists have officially pulled a Mark Watney and grown...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 24 June 2016 - 2:35PM

There Have Definitely Been Advanced Alien Civilizations in Our Galaxy, Study Says

Most of the conversation surrounding the probability of alien life asks whether intelligent extraterrestrials exist right now (and if...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 5:36PM

Scientists Turn the Rosetta Comet Into a Very Unpleasant Perfume

When the Rosetta spacecraft explored comet 67P, it found traces of gases like hydrogen sulphide, ammonia and hydrogen cyanide, which...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 1:07PM

Pluto Might Have a Liquid Water Ocean Beneath Its Surface

Pluto is a frozen wasteland 3.67 billion miles from the Sun, and has been assumed to be very, very dead. Of all the planets and other...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 - 10:38AM

Astronaut Tom Peake Calls Life After Space "The World's Worst Hangover"

Tim Peake is having the "worst hangover of his life" after spending six months in space. The ESA astronaut safely returned to Earth...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 - 11:14AM

A Mysterious Object Made a Tear in One of Saturn's Rings

One of Saturn's rings is broken. A new image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured Saturn's most famous feature, and scientists...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 20 June 2016 - 5:30PM

Scientists Finally Discover the Function of 2,100 Year Old Computer

Since it was discovered in a shipwreck off the coast of Crete in 1901, the sophisticated-beyond-its time Antikythera Mechanism has...

Noelle Phansalkar
Sunday, 19 June 2016 - 11:56AM

Finally - A Solution to the 'Alien Megastructure' Mystery is On The Way

Even though it's probably just comets, the mysterious flickering of star KIC 8462852 has yet to be definitively solved. And as long as...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 17 June 2016 - 5:14PM

Our Quest for a Space Elevator Has Hit a Big Snag

The long-romanticized concept of a space elevator has popped up in science fiction for over a century and, for a while there, space...

Rhonda Dehaini
Friday, 17 June 2016 - 3:41PM