Space

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

The Secret to Colonizing Mars Is Old Technology

NASA has found the secret to the future of space exploration hiding in our past. Technology the government abandoned in 1972 may be...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 12:26PM

Explore a Stunning Nebula in This Tranquil Video

Humanity is making progress in the emerging field of space tourism, but there's still a long way to go.Even once commercial space...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 11:16AM

Russian Company Wants to Explore Saturn's Moon Enceladus for Life Signs

As corporate space travel begins to get more and more complicated, many companies are looking to find ways to make their mark in the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 7:50PM

This Solar Storm Could Cause $10 Trillion in Damage

It's not a question of if--it's a question of when. As our technology continues to advance, we're becoming increasingly vulnerable to...

Ian S.
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 2:16PM

Tardigrades Could Be the First Animals Launched Into Interstellar Space

Tardigrades, a species of microorganism often referred to as "water bears" or less commonly "moss piglets", are some of the most...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 12 November 2017 - 1:41PM

NASA Saves Millions of Dollars by Working With SpaceX

While they're essentially competition, and no parties involved are blind to that, NASA's been reaping some major benefits by working...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 11 November 2017 - 2:54PM

NASA Is Launching a Dangerous Strain of E. Coli Into Orbit

NASA's newest astronauts are a little unusual. It's not every day that a colony of bacteria get the chance to orbit the Earth.In order...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 7:45PM

Venus and Jupiter Align for Rare Planetary Conjunction

Wake up early on Monday, November 13 and you're bound to see a sight that's truly out of this world. One of the skywatching highlights...

Ian S.
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 1:31PM

First-Ever Exomoon Discovery Stuns Astronomers

This is the kind of discovery that changes everything we think we know about the universe.Astronomers have discovered thousands of...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 11:17AM

Hubble Films Supernova That Looks Like an Exploding Death Star

Sometimes real life really is stranger than fiction. The Hubble Telescope just filmed a rare supernova light echo that looks eerily...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 11:00AM

NASA Hopes to Launch a Rocket to Mars in 2019 Despite Safety Warnings

NASA is gearing up for the launch of an important mission to Mars, involving the unmanned but highly advanced Space Launch System...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 7:50PM

We Could Uncover Europa's Secrets By Blowing Part of It Up

An explosive new plan for exploring Jupiter's moon Europa could finally reveal if the planet is hiding alien life beneath its icy...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 11:05AM

Our Solar System's First Interstellar Asteroid is Named 'Oumuamua'

Last month, an asteroid flying around with enormous speed and a distorted orbit became one of the most fascinating things in our solar...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 8:51PM

Astronomers Observe a 'Zombie' Supernova That Keeps Exploding

Is there such a thing as life after death? If you're a star, there might be, but it doesn't sound too pleasant based on what we've...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 6:48PM