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China Launches The World's First-Ever Mission To The Dark Side Of The Moon This December With The Chang'e-4 Rover

China is attempting the world's first-ever mission to the dark side of the Moon. We've known about China's newest lunar mission for a...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 12:43PM

Earth Is Surrounded By A Swarm Of Lightning-Fast "Mini-Moons" That We Can Mine Like Asteroids, New Research Reveals

It's easy to look at Jupiter's 63 moons and feel a little left out: Earth has only one moon and – although it's pretty nice –...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 12:05PM

Astronomers Spot Free-Floating Titanium in an Ultra-Hot Exoplanet's Atmosphere

The exoplanet KELT-9b is hot. Extremely hot. Almost star-level hot. For comparison, the hottest planet in our solar system, Venus,...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 11:34AM

Scientists Have Grown an Artificial Mineral That Can Store Greenhouse Gases... And Help End Pollution

A recent paper on potential 'exo-civilizations' claimed that alien civilizations who follow in our environment-ruining footsteps will...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 11:55AM

Elephants May Protect Themselves From Cancer with a 'Zombie Gene'

Behind heart disease, cancer is the second most common cause of death in the United States, and has been for a while. There have been...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 11:12AM

MIT Scientists Finally Figure Out the "Spaghetti Problem" That Baffled a Nobel Prize-Winner

Ever since Richard Feynman spent an evening in his kitchen with a bag of spaghetti rods, the infamous "spaghetti mystery" has haunted...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 12:17PM

Russian Physicists Prove The Great Pyramids Of Giza Can Focus Electromagnetic Energy Like An Ancient Egyptian Tesla Coil

Get ready to add more fuel to the conspiracists' campfire – scientists just discovered that the Great Pyramid of Giza has the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 11:31AM

Death From Above: Oldest Pterosaur Fossil Discovered In Utah May Have Eaten Small Dinosaurs and Reptiles

According to a new study published on Monday, scientists in northeastern Utah have discovered fossils that belong to a new giant...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 10:38AM

Like Captives In a Human Zoo, Google May Be Tracking Your Location Even If You Tell Them Not To

After the recent revelation that Facebook played fast and loose with millions of users' data and turned a blind eye to its abuse by...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 10:35AM

One Step Closer to Beating Death: Scientists Are Using a New Method to "De-Age" Human Cells in a Lab

The start-up Rejuvenate Bio is already paving the way to immortal dogs, but two researchers at the University of Exeter are going...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 1:22PM

'Stranger Things?' Scientists Find That Sound Waves May Be Able to Create a Real 'Upside-Down' With Negative Gravity

Scientists have made some wild claims in 2018, including that the only necessary ingredient for real-life time travel is copious...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 12:44PM

New Horizons Probe May Have Spotted a Wall of Hydrogen at the Edge of the Solar System

Most people imagine space as a giant, empty void, but it turns out there's a lot more "stuff" floating around than we expected...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 11:59AM

Science Confirm What Parents Have Said For Years: The Blue Light From Your Phone Is Poisoning Your Eyes

Wait! Before you read the headline (too late) and decide to chuck your smartphone against a wall to save your precious eyes, at least...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 11:33AM

Teeth From Giant Prehistoric Shark Found On Australian Beach Prove The Land Down Under Has Always Been Deadly

The world (or the portion of it that loves Jason Statham and scary fish) is looking forward to the release of summer blockbuster about...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 09 August 2018 - 12:31PM

Rogue Mega-Planet With A Supercharged Magnetic Field And Vicious Auroras Discovered Just Twenty Light Years Away

A megaplanet thirteen times the size of Jupiter has emerged from the darkness wrapped in a glowing aurora. This behemoth does not...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 11:53AM

NASA's 3-D Printed Mars Habitat Contest Winners Offer Us A Look At A Martian Future

Five teams from the United States are sharing in a $100,000 prize in the latest stage of NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Centennial...

Super User
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 10:47AM

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

Chinese Scientists Have Insane Plan To Lasso Asteroids And Bring Them Back To Earth In Blankets

We thought launching convertibles into space with a David Bowie soundtrack was as crazy as it got.We were wrong.A team of...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 - 2:26PM

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