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Researchers Discover 'Superionic Ice' Found on Uranus and Neptune

The idea of something being simultaneously a liquid and a solid should be rightfully confusing, because it seems to go against...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 7:42PM

Russian Scientists Are Building a Motorcycle For Outer Space

The Russian space agency Roscosmos has recently detailed plans from Russian scientists who have been hoping to build a "motorcycle"...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 7:07PM

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Finally Launched Elon Musk's Tesla Into Space

It's finally happened. After years of work (and more than a few failed experiments), SpaceX's brand new Falcon Heavy rocket has...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 6:31PM

Newfound Dinosaur Species Suggests Egypt Is Hiding Groundbreaking Fossil Discoveries

The idea of digging in the deserts of Egypt to find hidden treasure is nothing new. Archeologists have been trying to uncover the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 10:25AM

NASA Just Spotted 2 New 'Potentially Hazardous' Asteroids Careening Toward Earth

Two previously unknown "potentially hazardous" asteroids will pass close to Earth this week, and once again we're reminded that a)...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 10:17AM

Melting Arctic Permafrost Could Unleash Earth's Largest Reserve of Mercury

Mercury is a visually fascinating, but poisonous, element. The children of yesteryear would often celebrate when a thermometer broke,...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 10:17AM

This Mutant Crayfish Can Clone Itself—And It's Starting to Take Over Entire Countries

Most crayfish are typically unremarkable, being as interesting as a tiny lobster-looking crustacean possibly could be. But we know of...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 8:51PM

Ancient Fossilized Spider With a Tail Resembles the 'Alien' Facehugger

As cloning technology develops, many people are getting increasingly invested in the idea of bringing prehistoric animals back to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 7:08PM

An Inner-Ear Evolution Transformed Cheetahs Into High-Speed Hunting Machines, Says New Study

The cheetah is one of the most fascinatingly cool animals on the planet.With a top sprinting speed of up to 60 miles per hour, this...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:50AM

Revolutionary India Chandrayaan-2 Mission Will Explore Moon's Untouched South Pole

Despite being the seventh-largest economy in the world and having 1 billion people enrolled in its national biometric database, India...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:12AM

Australia and Tesla are Building The World's Largest 'Virtual Power Plant'

South Australia is making an ambitious attempt to generate more clean energy for the region, and they've enlisted Tesla's help.State...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 5:50PM

Polar Bears Are at Higher Risk of Starvation Than Previously Thought

Polar bears have been a vulnerable species for some time now, and things aren't getting any brighter at the moment. A team of...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 4:19PM

Brain Scans Can Now Determine What Music You Listen To

We still have a ways to go, but humankind is starting to get really good at designing mind-reading machines.The news recently lit up...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 2:48PM

Japan Launches the Smallest Rocket Ever to Carry a Tiny Satellite

While SpaceX might be preparing to launch their gigantic Falcon Heavy rocket, they fell a few days behind a very different milestone...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 12:08PM

SpaceX is About to Launch Their Groundbreaking Falcon Heavy Rocket

SpaceX has been extremely busy lately, having overseen several launches of varying success over the past month alone. But this week...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 4:32PM

A Record-Breaking Spacewalk Ended With a Misplaced Antenna

Some simple maintenance work at the International Space Station recently turned into a record-breaking endurance test for two...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 3:40PM

NASA Shows Off the Strange 'Penguin and Egg' Twin Galaxies

Thanks to powerful skywatchers like the Hubble Space Telescope and similar devices, we've managed to discover a lot of extremely...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 1:15PM

NASA's Rediscovered IMAGE Satellite Had Been Studying Auroras

Last week, an amateur astronomer named Scott Tilley had been perusing the skies for satellite signals when he came across something...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 11:28AM

10-Year-Old Boy Discovers a Rare 'Lizard Fish' Fossil By Chance

About three years ago, a likely bored ten-year-old boy was touring around a monastery in Colombia when he happened across something...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 8:30PM

Enormous Ancient City Uncovered by Lasers in Guatemalan Jungle

Move over Indiana Jones — modern archeologists use lasers to get stuff done.A recent expedition in the jungle of Guatemala in South...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 7:58PM