Space

Astronomers Are Getting Closer to Explaining Those Mysterious Radio Bursts from Space

Fast radio bursts were discovered by astronomers almost fifteen years ago, and yet there is still no generally accepted explanation...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 2:50PM

UPDATED: Watch the Live Stream of SpaceX's Groundbreaking Rocket Landing--That's Already Expected to Fail

SpaceX has tried time and time again to land their Falcon 9 rocket on a barge, but each time the rocket has crashed spectacularly....

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 12:21PM

The White House is Hoping Science Fiction Can Create a Generation of Space Pioneers

The White House is working with some of the nation's greatest futurists to plan for the future of US space travel, and it's hoping...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 - 5:34PM

Virgin Galactic Unveils Next-Generation Space Plane

After their tragic setback in 2014, Virgin Galactic has finally revealed their next-generation space plane, the SpaceShipTwo, which...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 - 9:56AM

NASA's New Class of Astronauts Had More Than Twice the Record Number of Applicants

The next generation of astronauts will be picked from a more selective pool of applicants than ever before, and it's all because of...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 22 February 2016 - 12:10PM

Scientists Have Discovered the Largest Rocky Exoplanet to Date and It’s Even Bigger Than You'd Think

The Kepler Spacecraft has struck again. A group of scientists from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago recently...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 20 February 2016 - 8:11PM

NASA Finds "Hulk-Like" Ancient Ocean Burst Through Charon's Surface

NASA's New Horizons probe is learning more and more about Pluto every day, as well as its largest moon, Charon. According to the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 February 2016 - 12:39PM

NASA Releases Stunning Image of Dione Bisected by Saturn's Rings

Saturn's icy moon Dione is always in close proximity to Saturn's beautiful rings, but now NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 February 2016 - 10:31AM

NASA on Interstellar Travel: "There Is No Known Reason Why We Cannot Do This"

Achieving near-relativistic speeds is the "holy grail" of space travel, as it would allow humanity to visit potentially habitable...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - 1:15PM

Exoplanets Become Luxury Travel Destinations in Gorgeous NASA JPL Posters

NASA has been working overtime to turn deep-space locations into desirable space tourism destinations, and now they've released...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 1:32PM

An Astronaut's Guide to Mars - Ordnance Survey Releases Detailed Red Planet Map Online

Not content with making detailed maps of our own planet, renowned British mapping agency Ordnance Survey has just it's first map of...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 15 February 2016 - 2:43PM

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Finding Aliens Would Help Us Define Life

Finding alien life would undoubtedly be one of the greatest scientific discoveries of all time, if only because we would finally know...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 12 February 2016 - 12:24PM

Watch LIGO's Dazzling Simulations of Merging Black Holes and Gravitational Waves

Today, scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) made the historic announcement that they have...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 2:15PM

Breaking: Physicists Confirm Discovery of Gravitational Waves

In one of the most significant scientific discoveries in recent memory, scientists from the the Laser Interferometer Gravitational...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 10:34AM

NASA's InSight Mars Lander Mission Might Be Scrapped Next Month

The planned launch of the InSight Mars lander has already been delayed, and sometime next month, NASA will decide whether the launch...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 1:59PM

NASA's New Travel Posters Detail the Beautiful Potential of Space Tourism

What will the future of space travel look like? That was the question NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory put to two designers who have...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 11:45AM

Here Are the CIA's 10 Tips For Investigating UFOs

A couple weeks ago, in celebration of The X-Files' return to television, the CIA released some documents detailing a few of their many...

Johnny Brayson
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 - 6:15PM

Watch: Astronomers Discover Hundreds of Galaxies Hidden Behind the Milky Way

A new telescope view has just revealed hundreds of never-before-seen galaxies that lie hidden behind the Milky Way. The team of...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 - 2:34PM

Study Finds Earth's Probability of Being Habitable Is 82%

Astronomers from the University of Washington have devised a new habitability index, based on a planet's appearance when it's...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 - 10:41AM

Elon Musk on the Science of a Martian Hyperloop

Elon Musk's vision of a hyperloop is slowly but surely becoming a reality, but even though we don't actually have one on Earth yet,...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 February 2016 - 1:55PM