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Strange Origin of Alien Asteroid Oumuamua Reveals There Are Millions More Like It

If Tabby's Star was the most mysterious star in the galaxy, then alien asteroid Oumuamua is probably the most mysterious rock. The...

Super User
Friday, 05 January 2018 - 10:14AM

Nissan Is Building a Car That You Drive With Your Thoughts

As any student driver will tell you, reaction times while driving can be a bit of a pain. From the time when a driver sees a hazard on...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 7:47PM

The Tarantula Nebula Is Full of Unusually Huge Stars

When scientists name something the Tarantula Nebula, you know there's got to be something cool there.Exceeding all expectations, this...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 6:26PM

'Uncontrolled' 19,000-Pound Chinese Satellite Crash Could Be Devastating

After freaking out over that hazardous asteroid that slipped by NASA (and nearly impacted the Earth) yesterday, we were reassured by...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 11:28AM

Ancient Aztec Map of Universe Found on Mexican Volcano

While our modern ability to shoot rockets into space and beam photos of distant planets back to Earth might make us feel like we have...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 11:17AM

Elon Musk's Secretive Neuralink Brain Implant Is Straight Out of 'Black Mirror'

If one thing can be said about Elon Musk, it's that he likes to keep his options open. Apart from his incredibly ambitious space...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 10:44AM

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket Looks Giant on its Launch Pad

The Falcon Heavy, SpaceX's newest and largest rocket, is ready for its maiden voyage. Well, almost.There is the minor hassle of making...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 6:28PM

The Mystery Surrounding That 'Alien Megastructure' Star Has Finally Been Solved

It's long been called "the most mysterious star in the universe," but we may finally understand once and for all whether this bizarre...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 11:32AM

There Was No Big Bang—A Black Hole Created Our Universe, Scientists Claim

Between Elon Musk's claim that we're all living in the Matrix and the idea that the inside of the Earth is populated by aliens, there...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 10:35AM

SpaceX Will Launch the Mystery Satellite 'Zuma' for the US Government

Elon Musk has got to be pretty pleased with himself right now - in just a few days, despite a delay, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 7:34PM

Large Galaxies Can Be Suffocated by Their Black Holes

Deep at the heart of many galaxies, a black hole serves as an anchor for all the stars and other materials to swirl around. The...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 6:30PM

NASA and DARPA Building Robots to Sabotage Enemies in Space

Apart from an EMP airburst that fries iPhones and internet servers across the country, the worst thing that can happen to our...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 11:26AM

Scientists Just Reversed the Arrow of Time by Using Quantum Entanglement

Scientists insist it is not possible to travel backward in time--at least, not without some kind of wormhole to spit someone out in a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 11:12AM

'Hazardous' Asteroid Will Barely Miss Earth in a Few Hours—Why Did It Take NASA So Long to Find It?

It seems like the Earth's new global asteroid defense system is doing its job: we've spotted an approaching asteroid the size of a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 10:22AM

China Plans to Grow Plants and Insects on the Dark Side of the Moon

Did you know that profits from Pink Floyd's famous album, Dark Side of the Moon, helped fund Monty Python and the Holy Grail? How...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 10:15AM

TRAPPIST-1 Planets Have Atmospheres Which Could Support Life

TRAPPIST-1 is a small red dwarf star about 40 lightyears from our sun, but the planets orbiting around it have always been more...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 30 December 2017 - 4:26PM

DARPA Contest Wants New Tech for Surviving Underground

Despite how focused we are on getting humans up into the sky, whether through flying cars or rockets, there are others who think the...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 30 December 2017 - 12:35PM

This Modified Nerf Gun is Powered By Liquid Nitrogen

You're never too old for a Nerf war. That said, foam projectiles have evolved somewhat since you were a kid, thanks in large part to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 7:14PM

The 7 Craziest Scientific Breakthroughs of 2017

2017 has been a huge year for scientific discoveries--NASA found thousands of new exoplanets, we said hello to our galaxy's first-ever...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 11:08AM

Aliens Have Visited Earth 'Beyond a Reasonable Doubt,' Says Director of Pentagon UFO Program

It's nothing new for conspiracy theorists and UFO-ologists to claim the government has a thick file on UFOs hidden somewhere in the...

Super User
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 10:11AM