Space

Jupiter Was Once a Sauna Planet With Vast Oceans—What Happened?

We all know Jupiter as the biggest, brightest, gassiest planet in the solar system, but the planetary giant wasn't always as it...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 03 November 2017 - 10:46AM

Space Travel Could be Making Astronauts' Brains More Fragile

As a species, we probably need to face facts: the human body really isn't designed for zero-gravity environments. Years of evolution...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 - 8:40PM

The 20 Possibly Habitable Exoplanets Where We Might Find Alien Life

The search for extraterrestrial life is one of our most enduring mysteries, but how do we know the aliens we find will be anything...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 - 12:05PM

We Just Discovered Time Travel May Actually Be Possible

For over a century now, mankind has debated whether or not time travel is possible — now, we may have an answer. We'd all love the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 - 11:01AM

Giant Planet Found Orbiting Tiny Star in Bizarre Combination

While stars are, by default, much bigger than planets, it was still generally accepted that planets of a certain size can't form...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 - 6:52PM

New Wormhole Discovery Suggests 'Interstellar'-Like Space Travel Is Possible

It sounds like a plot from science-fiction, but traveling through wormholes may, in fact, be possible, according to new research.At...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 - 11:47AM

Listen to the Spooky Sounds of Space Thanks to NASA

The truth is out there — and it's terrifying.'Tis the season for horror movie themes and "Monster Mash," but NASA's just released...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 30 October 2017 - 10:49AM

A New Asteroid Could Be Our Solar System's First Interstellar Visitor

The asteroid (or possibly comet) A/2017 U1 doesn't have a fancy name, and it isn't very big, just a quarter-mile across. But it's...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 28 October 2017 - 6:02PM

NASA 'Twins Study' Reveals that Space Travel Messes With Your Genes

NASA began their Twins Study a couple years ago with a simple premise: send astronaut Scott Kelly to the International Space Station...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 28 October 2017 - 12:58PM

Astronomers Discover an Odd Planet That Snows Sunscreen

With every new planetary discovery that astronomers make, the universe becomes an even more intriguing and exciting place.Take, for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 27 October 2017 - 7:23PM

This Is How NASA Plans to Find Alien Life on Europa

If we're ever going to discover alien life, this might be how we find it. After years of speculation and painstaking research, NASA...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 27 October 2017 - 11:54AM

NASA Discovers the Moon Once Had an Atmosphere

You might think we've learned everything there is to know about the moon, but you'd be wrong.  It's common knowledge that the large...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 27 October 2017 - 11:08AM

Boeing Will Soon Test Its 'Space Taxi' Service For Astronauts

In the coming years, the skies above Earth will get increasingly busy, as corporate entities and various governmental agencies...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 26 October 2017 - 8:16PM

A Prototype International Moon Base Could Be Built in Hawaii

If humans are going to establish a successful off-world colony, we're going to need to practice first. Nobody wants to get to Mars or...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 7:25PM

Explore Mars With NASA's New VR Experience

Visiting Mars without leaving your living room sounds like something Elon Musk might've dreamt up in college, but thanks to NASA...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 11:03AM

New Evidence Shows We May Be Living in a Multiverse

We've never actually found any genuine proof for the existence of a muiltiverse — until now.As our knowledge and understanding...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 10:29AM

NASA Can Fix the Curiosity Rover's Broken Drill On Mars

Don't you just hate it when your expensive piece of electronic equipment breaks and it's not covered by a warranty? It could be worse...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 7:22PM

NASA's New Ion Thruster Breaks Testing Records Paving the Way to Mars

Exploring Mars just got a whole lot easier.   One does not simply fly to Mars using borrowed tech from other space missions. Before...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 11:28AM

Mars' Electric Moon May Spell Havoc for Future Missions

Mars has never been an easy destination, and exploring the Red Planet may be even harder than previously thought, according to a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 10:49AM

NASA Discovers Earth Has a Second Moon

This is why we love NASA. Just when you think we've learned everything we can about something as seemingly predictable as the moon,...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 23 October 2017 - 11:21AM