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Hubble Films Supernova That Looks Like an Exploding Death Star

Sometimes real life really is stranger than fiction. The Hubble Telescope just filmed a rare supernova light echo that looks eerily...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 11:00AM

NASA Hopes to Launch a Rocket to Mars in 2019 Despite Safety Warnings

NASA is gearing up for the launch of an important mission to Mars, involving the unmanned but highly advanced Space Launch System...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 7:50PM

We Could Uncover Europa's Secrets By Blowing Part of It Up

An explosive new plan for exploring Jupiter's moon Europa could finally reveal if the planet is hiding alien life beneath its icy...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 11:05AM

NASA and Uber's Flying Taxis Will Transform Cities

Traffic jams may soon be a thing of the past. NASA and Uber are joining forces to create flying taxis that could transform modern...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 3:21PM

Watch NASA Launch the Rocket That Will Revolutionize Space Exploration

Spacex might steal headlines with its plans for colonizing Mars, but as NASA proves with its new rocket, the space race is far from...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 11:16AM

Stunning New Photos of Jupiter From NASA's Juno Mission

Jupiter is by far one of the most mesmerizing planets in the solar system--seeing these incredible new photos released by NASA, it...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 11:07AM

4 Ice Planets Where We Could Find Alien Life

Discoveries of life on Earth that survive in cold, deep parts of the oceans give us hope that similar creatures may be hiding on the...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 1:22PM

Exoplanet 13 Times Larger Than Jupiter Found Near Center of Galaxy

Another day, another startling exoplanet discovery.At this point, NASA's Kepler telescope has literally found thousands of...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 11:38AM

NASA Reports Comet Flying Dangerously Close to the Sun

Some comets are clearly thrillseekers.96P is a cosmic rock that's been seen buzzing around the solar system with great regularity over...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 11:26AM

Scientists Discover One of the Oldest Galaxies of All Time

Astronomers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have discovered one of the oldest galaxies ever detected.A distant...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 11:20AM

Andy Weir ('The Martian,' 'Artemis') Book Tour: Houston

Hear from Andy Weir — author of “The Martian” and the new book “Artemis” debuting Nov. 14 — and get autographed copies of...

Hole in Ozone Layer Shrinks to Smallest Size in 30 Years

Here's a rare victory for the environment we can all celebrate: The hole in the ozone layer is the smallest it's been since 1988. Of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 10:54AM

Earth's Global Asteroid Defense System Passes First Test

It isn't Bruce Willis, but it'll do. Earth's first global asteroid defense system just passed its first test with astounding...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 10:27AM

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Will Be Equipped With Several Powerful 'Eyes'

Despite all the love that NASA's Curiosity rover has gotten since its deployment, a newer model will be touching down on Mars in...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 05 November 2017 - 6:34PM

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

NASA Will Allow SpaceX to Send Used Rockets to the ISS

Elon Musk's ongoing plans to conquer space have taken a huge leap forward, as after months of lobbying NASA to gain permission...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 30 October 2017 - 5:55PM

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

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