Space

This Could Be the Breakthrough Black Hole Research Has Been Waiting For

One of the most mysterious phenomena in the universe, black holes are the subject as much debate as they are fascination for science....

Ian S.
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - 2:27PM

Cassini's Final Photo of Saturn Is Stunning

Rest in peace, Cassini. Your contributions to our understanding of the solar system will not be forgotten.It's been two months now...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - 11:12AM

Thanksgiving Stargazing Menu: Mercury Aligns With Saturn, and More

Thanksgiving is upon us again, but 2017's menu is special: Mercury will align with Saturn to make this year and an unforgettable feast...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - 10:24AM

Juno's Photo of a Giant Storm on Jupiter Is Unbelievable

NASA’s Juno spacecraft caught a glimpse of a monster storm in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere and the resulting photo is nothing...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 12:05PM

Us Military Sending Robots to Space by 2021

We're entering the new age of space travel. As private companies and more and more countries continue to enter space, we're fast...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 11:12AM

Evidence of Water on Mars Is Drying Up

Scientists have long suspected that subsurface water may still be flowing on Mars, but a new study suggests that evidence of water...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 11:03AM

Our First Asteroid From Another Solar System Is Shaped Like a Giant Cigar

Years ago, before the era of high definition camera smartphones and when The X-Files ruled television, amateur alien-hunters...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 8:27PM

How NASA Plans to Combat Alien Plagues

A germ arriving from space could mean the end of life on Earth. Then again, a bug from Earth could do the same to life on another...

Ian S.
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 2:39PM

Is Space Dust Spreading Life on Earth to Other Planets?

The building blocks of life on Earth may be launching into space, perhaps seeding other worlds, according to a recent study....

Ian S.
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 1:27PM

Why Asteroid Mining Is the Future of Space Exploration

The secret to the future of space exploration may be hiding in a Michael Bay movie.There's something wonderfully romantic...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 11:50AM

Does This Photo Prove We Faked the Moon Landing?

One small step for man, one giant hoax by Stanley Kubrick? On July 20, 1969 at 10:56 p.m., NASA announced to the world that the...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 10:59AM

Watch a Meteor Fall to Earth From an Astronaut's Point of View

It's always cool when you look up into the sky and catch a brief glimpse of a meteor as it shoots through the night sky. It's even...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 19 November 2017 - 6:30PM

NASA Is Building Advanced Tools for a Future Mission to Mars' Moons

With all the focus on Mars lately, from NASA's planned rover launching in 2020, to Elon Musk's claims that he can get humans to the...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 19 November 2017 - 11:57AM

Pluto's Extra Cold Temperatures Are Caused by Its Hazy Skies

Pluto is far colder than it should be. Sure, it's really far away from the Sun, but based on its distance from its primary source of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 8:45PM

NASA: We'll Find Alien Life in the Next 20 Years

NASA scientists have announced they're confident we'll discover alien life in the next 20 years. The hardest part: finding planets...

Ian S.
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 3:05PM

Japan and India Team Up for Joint Moon Mission

The days of America and Russia dominating the space race are over--India and Japan are officially launching a joint moon mission.As...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 11:52AM

We Just Found a Giant Planet With an Earth-Like Atmosphere

There aren't a lot of planets in our area of the galaxy that have convenient oxygen-rich atmospheres.In fact, this phenomenon is so...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 10:55AM

Four Huge Meteors Were Visible Around the U.S. and Europe

Tuesday night saw four separate giant rocks flash across the sky in various locations around the world, as both America and Europe...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 7:42PM

NASA Releases a Video Guide For Finding Life on Other Planets

As the search for life outside out own planet continues to come up empty, those tasked with finding new friends for us out in the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 6:45PM

UAE Growing Strawberries and Date Palms on Mars to Seed Colonization

The UAE won't just land on Mars by 2021--it's going to turn the Red Planet green. The United Arab Emirates has Mars on its mind, and...

Ian S.
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 1:14PM