Space

Watch Blue Origin Give a Mannequin a Ride Into Space

Blue Origin isn't the biggest name in spaceflight right now, trailing behind other private companies like SpaceX and Boeing....

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 16 December 2017 - 12:35PM

Hubble Photo Shows Two Far Off Galaxies Colliding

Far, far away, 350 million light-years from Earth, a pair of galaxies are currently locked in an explosive embrace as they combine...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 8:13PM

Apple Orders a Space Drama Show From the 'Battlestar Galactica' Creator

Alternate history television shows are in vogue at the moment. While The Man in the High Castle envisions a world in which the Nazis...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 6:43PM

Saturn’s Rings Are Made From Shredded Moons, And They're Surprisingly Young

The rings of Saturn are even weirder than we ever imagined. After NASA's landmark Cassini mission, you might think we've already...

Ian S.
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 12:34PM

Lockheed Martin 'Revolutionizes' Search for Alien Life With Its New AI

Ahead of yesterday's NASA press conference announcing that algorithms created by Google have already discovered a new planet that was...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 11:16AM

IKEA's Design for a Future Mars Colony Is as Cool as It Sounds

When it comes affordable design, one of the most ubiquitous companies in the world is IKEA. Choose a house at random in any major city...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 11:13AM

'Dangerous' Asteroid Will Skim Earth Tomorrow

If receiving the exact date of humanity's ultimate destruction by asteroid wasn't unnerving enough, the Earth will have a brush with...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 10:16AM

NASA Just Found Our Solar System's Twin by Using AI

Searching the stars for unique phenomena is not an easy process.The problem is that space is simply too big, too diverse, and too...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 5:43PM

This Fleet of Nanosatellites Could Revolutionize Asteroid Mining

Between Luxembourg's plans to seize the title of "Asteroid-Mining Capital of the World" and China's plans to start mining those rocky,...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 12:50PM

Check Out the Chaotic New Photo of a Stellar Nursery

Space is a wonderfully beautiful thing; ripe not only with billions upon billions of twinkling lights, but also chaotic, destructive,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 6:47PM

Bright Spots on Ceres May Be Evidence of Aliens, Says NASA

Active worlds can turn up in unexpected places. For proof, look no further than the mysterious dwarf planet Ceres.    NASA’s...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 1:39PM

NASA Launching Farthest Space Exploration in History

When NASA's New Horizons mission reaches its target on New Year’s Day 2019, the flyby will officially be the most distant visit...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 12:32PM

The Closest Earth-Like Exoplanet May Not Be Habitable After All

In 1961, the famous Drake Equation strung together seven variables to give an estimate of how many detectable alien civilizations are...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 11:16AM

This Japanese Startup Just Raised $90 Million to Reach the Moon

Move over United States, Russia, and China. A Japanese startup has its sights set on reaching the Moon by 2020, but they are doing...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 11:10AM

Life on Earth Came From Outer Space, Claims New Study

The further we get into exploring the solar system, the more it looks like naturally occurring life is a disappointingly rare...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 11:04AM

Microbes From Earth Could Put Mars Colonies in Serious Danger

Between rocket malfunctions, loss of air pressure, space madness, xenomorph-infected crewmates, and running out of candy, a thousand...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 10:14AM

The Key to Finding Alien Life on Mars Is in Tonga

A new island on Earth may provide scientists with the secret to understanding where life is hiding on Mars, if not other alien parts...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 11:34AM

Is This Interstellar Asteroid an Alien Spacecraft?

If 2001: A Space Odyssey has taught us one thing, it's to stay away from long, monolith-shaped space objects--a lesson Dr. David...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 10:52AM

We Finally Know Why Meteors Explode Before Hitting the Ground

Meteors are pretty cool under any circumstances.Whether they're lighting up the night's sky, or setting fire to the entire planet,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 10:50AM

Jupiter's Great Red Spot May Be Dying

"The closer you get to Jupiter, the weirder it gets."That recent quote from NASA's Heidi Becker only begins to scratch the surface...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 10:40AM