First-Ever Photo of Jupiter's North Pole Looks Just Like a Van Gogh Painting

Of all Juno has taught us about Jupiter, one fact continues to resonate: Nothing compares to the awe-inspiring beauty of space. If...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 04 December 2017 - 10:21AM

NASA Finds an Odd Green Comet With Unusual Ingredients

Comet 45P last flew by the Earth around early February 2017, and if you had a chance to see it, you probably remember it as the large...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 03 December 2017 - 12:54PM

Voyager 1 Fires Up Its Old Thrusters After 37 Years

NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft, the only probe we've sent into interstellar space (the empty space between solar systems), is tough to...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 02 December 2017 - 11:45AM

NASA Sending Robot to Saturn's Moon to Search for Alien Life

NASA has announced it's working on a robotic specialized instrument to send to Saturn's moon Enceladus to search for alien life.  ...

Ian S.
Friday, 01 December 2017 - 1:37PM

China Just Discovered an Entirely New Form of Matter by Accident

By now it's pretty safe to say that there's a lot we don't understand about the universe.Sometimes, a scientific attempt to uncover...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 01 December 2017 - 11:38AM

The Surprising Reason We Haven't Found Alien Life Yet? The 'Equator Trap'

A new theory blows the search for alien life wide open: We probably have spotted a life-bearing world by now, but we didn't notice it...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 01 December 2017 - 11:36AM

The BBC Made a VR Spacewalk Simulation That Impressed Real Astronauts

One of the most wonderful things about virtual reality is the opportunity it provides for exploring places and sights...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 8:44PM

SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket Could Explore Interstellar Asteroid 'Oumuamua

'Oumuamua, the first interstellar asteroid ever discovered, may be within our reach.  Hurtling through our solar system at more...

Ian S.
Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 11:45AM

NASA's Revolutionary Plan to 3D Print a Mars Colony

In the race to colonize Mars, getting there might be the easy part. We've never had a real solution for building a Mars colony due...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 11:26AM

This Gigantic Asteroid Could Destroy Earth in 2036

Don't panic, but a giant asteroid may hit Earth in 2036.Or, at least, it's going to get pretty close to Earth. The jury's still out as...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 11:08AM

Emerald City Comic Con

Emerald City Comic Con is the destination comic and pop culture show for the Pacific Northwest. ECCC delivers the best that the comics...

Giant Exoplanet With Carbon Monoxide Atmosphere 'Defies All Expectations'

This is the kind of discovery that reminds you just how little we actually know about space. Scientists have found a mysterious...

Ian S.
Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 10:55AM

NASA's New Rover Could Finally Confirm Life on Mars

Is there life on Mars? We may soon have an answer thanks to NASA's revolutionary new Mars 2020 rover.   The famous Mars Science...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 1:17PM

Rare Binary Star Explosion Will Ignite the Sky in 2022

Take a moment to remind yourself of one of the most iconic moments in the history of science fiction.Luke Skywalker, frustrated and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 11:42AM

How a Watch Saved the Apollo 13 Mission

Everyone remembers "the scene." Ever since Apollo 13 hit theaters in 1995, everyone remembers the moment when the team has to fire...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 11:18AM

We Just Discovered 72 New Galaxies Hiding in Plain Sight

One of the wonderful things about astronomy is the fact that there's always something new to be discovered.Stargazers using the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 10:57AM

Russia Is Sending Its Gunslinging Robot Pilot to Outer Space

Sending astronauts into space is old hat, and if there's one thing that Russia loves, it's top-of-line, newfangled headwear. The...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 10:45AM

The Big Bang Never Happened, New Research Suggests

It might be the most accepted theory of the beginning of the universe, but new research suggests the Big Bang may have never...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 11:52AM

Have We Been Searching for Alien Life in All the Wrong Places?

The first step to learning is admitting you know nothing--there's perhaps no better example of that than our search for alien...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 11:32AM

We Just Discovered Earthworms Can Survive in Martian Soil

This is the kind of discovery that changes everything. We finally have proof that humans could one day successfully farm on Mars.  ...

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 11:10AM