ComSciCon: Houston

ComSciCon is a series of workshops on science communication operated for graduate students, by graduate...

This Clairvoyant Robot Can See the Future

In Douglas Adams' novel The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, it's suggested that advanced AI elevators will be imbued with a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 - 10:59AM

ComSciCon: Atlanta

ComSciCon is a series of workshops on science communication operated for graduate students, by graduate...

Quentin Tarantino Making a New 'Star Trek' Film With J.J. Abrams

If you were unhappy with the direction the Star Trek movie franchise has taken, good news: Quentin Tarantino will direct the next...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 - 10:16AM

Alien Life Exists on Jupiter's Moon Europa, New Research Suggests

It's been a busy few days for scientists who specialize in studying Jupiter's distant moon Europa. Europa continues to look like the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 - 10:15AM

NASA Launching Mission to Metal Asteroid to Protect Earth's Future

NASA has announced it's launching a mission targeting a metal asteroid named Psyche in order to protect the future of Earth. So...

Ian S.
Monday, 04 December 2017 - 2:49PM

Pluto Is Hiding Oceans of Liquid Water, Says New NASA Research

Frigid worlds like Pluto may be hiding liquid water oceans capable of harboring life, according to NASA researchers.   Pluto has...

Ian S.
Monday, 04 December 2017 - 1:58PM

UAE Mars Colony Makes All Other Plans Look Obsolete

In the ongoing race to colonize Mars, no country is more eager to make its mark on the Red Planet than the United Arab Emirates.It...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 04 December 2017 - 11:38AM

China's Nuclear-Powered Space Shuttle Just Changed the Space Race

We've said it before, but we'll say it again: we laughed when we heard Luxembourg said it was aiming to become the asteroid mining...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 04 December 2017 - 11:04AM

Is This 'Cannonball' Found on Mars Proof of an Ancient Alien War?

Was Mars once subjected to an ancient alien war that left the planet stripped of its atmosphere?Since as far back as the days of the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 04 December 2017 - 10:57AM

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

Why There's a 'High Chance' We'll Find Alien Life in Our Solar System

Thirty years ago, President Reagan stood before the United Nations and gave a speech that included the line "I occasionally think how...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 04 December 2017 - 10:08AM

The 5 Best Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Right Now

It's winter. You're cold. It's the weekend. But let's be honest: Do you really need a reason to bingewatch sci-fi movies on Netflix?...

Christopher Mahon
Friday, 01 December 2017 - 3:35PM

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

The Only Supermoon of 2017 Is This Weekend—Here's How to See It

Sky watchers patiently waiting for the moon to go big this year will finally be rewarded in a couple of days as the only supermoon of...

Ian S.
Friday, 01 December 2017 - 1:33PM

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

Mysterious Mars Honeycomb Formations Baffle NASA

Before you freak out: No. There are not giant bees making space honey on Mars (that we know of). NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 01 December 2017 - 10:41AM

Scientists Have Solved the Mystery of the Yeti

It has been called many things over the centuries, including the Yeti, the Abominable Snowman, and the Bumble in Rudolph, the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 2:42PM

The 5 Worst Sci-Fi Movies of 2017

If you thought this year couldn't get much worse, you were so very wrong. From disappointing new entries in long-running franchises,...

Christopher Mahon
Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 2:32PM

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