Science News

NASA Can Fix the Curiosity Rover's Broken Drill On Mars

Don't you just hate it when your expensive piece of electronic equipment breaks and it's not covered by a warranty? It could be worse...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 7:22PM

Tesla Will Open Up a New Electric Car Factory in Shanghai

As Elon Musk continues his many operations both in space and beneath the Earth's surface, his electric car company now has an...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 22 October 2017 - 6:03PM

Newly-Found Lunar Cave Is an Ideal Spot for a Moon Base

Ever since NASA and Russian space agency Roscosmos announced a joint plan to return to the moon, there's been a renewed interest...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 22 October 2017 - 4:31PM

NASA Extends the Dawn Spacecraft's Mission at Ceres Indefinitely

As the largest object in the wide asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, the dwarf planet Ceres has been a point of interest for NASA...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 21 October 2017 - 3:53PM

Elon Musk's Boring Company Expands With a New Tunnel in Maryland

Elon Musk's Boring Company isn't the most famous of his many companies, with SpaceX and Tesla grabbing most of the headlines; the...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 21 October 2017 - 2:14PM

An Inflatable Space Habitat Might Be Launched Into the Moon's Orbit

The big problem with space is that there's not much legroom. Well, okay, there's actually a lot of legroom (that's why it's called...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 20 October 2017 - 7:37PM

Scientists Have Unlocked the Secret to Controlling Your Dreams

Imagine having the power to be the architect of your dreams each and every night. That may sound like the plot to Inception,...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 20 October 2017 - 11:28AM

7 NASA Projects That Prove The Future of Space Isn’t Privatized

With all the talk about SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, and every other company that's planning to launch themselves into space, it's easy to...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 8:37PM

The World's First Floating Wind Farm Just Opened in Scotland

At this point, there's really no excuse for burning fossil fuels for energy. Yes, it's cheaper than setting up all new renewable...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 7:50PM

Google Unveils a New Version of AlphaGo Which Learns on Its Own

The time when humans are able to outsmart computers in logical games with clearly defined rules has long since ended, and we're used...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 8:04PM

NASA Nanotubes Promise Hypersonic Planes That Can Fly Across US in Under 1 Hour

Picture this: You've scheduled two business meetings in New York and LA, and they're just one hour apart.Time to cancel one of the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 10:35AM

Intel Announces a Processing Chip Designed For Machine Learning AI

As research into artificial intelligence continues to grow and develop, programmers' needs are growing more complicated. Modern...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 7:36PM

Cassini Just Solved the Mystery of What Saturn's Rings Are Made Of

Space probe Cassini continues to teach us new secrets even from beyond the grave. The spacecraft may have met its fiery end in the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 10:45AM

NASA's New Ion Thruster Could Make Space Travel 8 Times Faster

While science fiction has always promised us a world where we can travel fast enough to zip off among the stars, warp speed is still...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 10:19AM

Dubai Police Will Soon Be Equipped with Genuine Hoverbikes

From the looks of things, Dubai is about to blow some tax funds on kitting out their police force with the coolest vehicles...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 16 October 2017 - 8:12PM

Astronomers Witness Two Neutron Stars Merging and Creating Gold, Platinum

It's crazy to think just how significant the recent discovery of gravitational waves has been to our understanding of the universe....

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 16 October 2017 - 7:06PM

Here's How Elon Musk Will Build the "Transcontinental Railway" to Mars

We know Elon Musk really wants to put people on Mars — it turns out he wants them to be comfortable too. In addition to existing...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 16 October 2017 - 10:10AM

Genetically Engineered Chickens Can Lay Eggs with Cancer-Fighting Proteins

Prescription drugs are usually tasteless at best or disgusting at worst, so the idea of eating food with the medication already...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 15 October 2017 - 4:48PM

FDA Approves Robotic Assistant to Help Out in Medical Surgeries

Most people aren't too bothered by the idea of a "robot assistant" until one's actually opening them up. Heck, they probably don't...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 15 October 2017 - 1:16PM

NASA Suspects a Ninth Planet Could Be in Our Solar System's Outer Edges

Starting last year, it's been suggested by some astronomers that a large, undiscovered planet could be orbiting at the far end...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 14 October 2017 - 2:04PM