Space

As The 'Incredible Hulk' Comet Makes Its Closest Approach To Earth Today, Pray It Does Not Smash Us

When you think of comets – those glorious snowballs blazing through the night sky – you probably picture a fiery, star-white...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 10:50AM

First Contact? Mystified Scientists Detect Strange Radio Signal Emanating From Deep Space

Something outside our galaxy is signaling us. An unnaturally-deep fast radio burst came booming out of the skies and astronomers are...

Scarlett James
Monday, 06 August 2018 - 12:20PM

Not Quite Kryptonite: Previously Unknown Alien Mineral Discovered Inside Russia's Uakit Meteorite

A new mineral has been discovered in a meteorite in Eastern Russia, and scientists are sure that it is never been found on our planet...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 06 August 2018 - 10:56AM

UAE Astronaut Candidates Head Into The Final Round Of Testing For Their Nation's First-Ever Mission To The ISS

In June we shared United Arab Emirates announcement concerning its plan to send astronauts to the International Space Station in...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 03 August 2018 - 10:41AM

Scientists Have Identified Exoplanets With The Same Life-Giving Properties As Earth

Exoplanets with the same life-giving chemical properties as Earth have been identified in a new study out of the University of...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 02 August 2018 - 2:23PM

Science Finally Answers Age-Old Question, "What Would Earth Be Like if it Were Made of Blueberries?"

Scientific papers often present interesting theories on familiar topics or new data and analyses that contribute to a better...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 02 August 2018 - 11:10AM

Elon Musk Thinks He Can Go Full-On Lex Luthor On Mars – But NASA Thinks The SpaceX CEO Is Losing His Mind

For years Elon Musk has compared Mars to an HGTV project, calling the planet a “fixer-upper” like it’s some kind of rust-colored...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 - 3:51PM

A NASA Spacesuit Shortage Threatens To Sideline All Of Their Future Missions – This Brooklyn Startup Wants To Help

NASA’s biggest secret has jeopardized key projects like the Lunar Gateway and our ability to send astronauts on manned missions. The...

Scarlett James
Monday, 30 July 2018 - 2:14PM

NASA Official Describes Hunt For 'Strange, Fantastic Worlds' As New Alien-Hunting TESS Telescope Officially Begins Its Mission

Members of NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) team announced late last week that the agency's new telescope has...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 30 July 2018 - 10:44AM

Double Feature In The Sky – Mars At Its Brightest For the Next Two Hundred Years And A Blood Moon Eclipse

Skywatchers are in for a late-night double-feature picture show this weekend. We already cleared up the...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 27 July 2018 - 1:31PM

Lunar Lies! American Headlines Are Leaving Out One Vital Fact About Tonight's Blood Moon... And It Won't Please You

It's the top-trending story on Google News' science section and it's making the rounds in headlines across the world. We're talking,...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 27 July 2018 - 10:51AM

Einstein’s Theory of Gravitational Redshift Has Just Been Proven On a Supermassive Scale

One aspect of Einstein’s theory of general relativity has just been proven on an unheard-of supermassive scale at the center of the...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 1:40PM

Astronomers Have Found A New Way To Spot Exoplanets In Archival Images

Astronomers have found thousands of exoplanet candidates over the years, but don't let that number fool you — it's not an easy...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 11:57AM

Huge Underground Lake Of Liquid Salt Water Discovered Buried On Mars' South Pole – Here's Everything You Need To Know

A team of astronomers working in Italy has reported a brimming lake of liquid salt water on Mars. The study broke just this morning...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - 1:17PM

The Milky Way Had A Sister Galaxy, But The Andromeda Galaxy Ate It

If renderings showed just how brutal things actually are in space, museums would have to issue warnings for visitors under a certain...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - 10:26AM

Man On the Moon? New Study Suggests the Moon May Have Supported Alien Life

As a child, you probably heard stories and nursery rhymes about the man in the moon and were disappointed when you learned that no...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 2:19PM

NASA Scientists Say Alien Life Can Exist On Europa And We Only Have To Scratch The Surface To Find It

The signs of alien life we've been looking for are inches below the frozen surface of Jupiter’s smallest moon, Europa... And it...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 10:49AM

The Rivalry Between Boeing And SpaceX Could Spell Disaster For NASA As Both Companies Eye Government Contracts And Competition Heats Up

After this latest failure, you have to wonder: are Boeing and SpaceX cutting corners in the race to win more NASA contracts before...

Scarlett James
Monday, 23 July 2018 - 1:48PM

Russia is Sending a Robot Crew to Space In 2019

It's a hard and dangerous job, but someone's gotta do it...or something? It's no secret that Russia (among many other countries with...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 23 July 2018 - 10:59AM

How 17-Year-Old Alyssa Carson Will Become the Youngest Person Ever To Visit Space - And the First to Step On Mars

The youngest person ever certified for space travel is a 17-year-old girl from Louisiana. Alyssa Carson graduated from the Advanced...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 - 3:46PM