Space

Elon Musk Reveals the Final Photo of 'Starman' and His Tesla in Space

When SpaceX launched their Falcon Heavy rocket this week, it was a major news event for a number of reasons, the most gimmicky of...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 8:32PM

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Will Soon Begin its Final Tests

The James Webb Space Telescope has been in production for quite some time, facing delays and obstacles along the way (it was supposed...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 8:02PM

NASA Tests Methane Ocean Submarine to Find Alien Life on Saturn's Moon Titan

Titan is one of the most intriguing places in the solar system.Saturn's icy moon shares a lot of things in common with Earth, such as...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 10:20AM

The Sun Just Produced the Strongest Magnetic Field Ever Seen and No One Can Explain It

When a team of Japanese astronomers were combing through four-year-old solar data, they never expected to discover a giant sunspot...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 10:12AM

ISS Astronauts Hold the First Badminton Tournament in Space

Sports on Earth can be entertaining, but it turns out that too much gravity can really bring down a game, in more ways than...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 7:15PM

NASA Tests the Deep Space Atomic Clock That Will Navigate Us to Alien Planets

It's essential that astronauts traveling in space have a watch accurate enough to keep time. The Omega Speedmaster chronographs have...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 1:37PM

New Square Kilometre Array Telescope Will Search for Alien Life by Listening to Oldest Sounds in Our Universe

Yesterday, China unveiled the prototype dish design of its Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope. When completed, SKA will amount to...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 10:45AM

Marvel Asked Scientists if a Real 'Ego the Living Planet' Could Possibly Exist

When Kurt Russell appeared in Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, he portrayed one of the comic book publisher's more...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 8:37PM

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

Moon's Fossil Bulge Could Finally Explain Earth's Mysterious Origins

The moon has a fairly pronounced middle-age spread.As a result of millennia of spinning around, weight has gathered around the lunar...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 11:14AM

Astronomers Find High Potential for Alien Life on TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanets

Last year, scientists discovered seven new Earth-sized exoplanets in our galaxy, and we've been observing them using the Hubble space...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 11:32AM

NASA's First Commercial Satellite Mission Will Finally Reveal the Secrets of Space Weather

With the current administration's latest draft of budget cuts, the future of NASA's involvement in programs like the International...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:28AM

Scientists Just Found Thousands of Exoplanets Outside Our Galaxy

Astronomy is advancing in leaps and bounds lately, with a series of incredible new finds that help to inform our growing understanding...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:03AM

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

Mars Curiosity Rover Sends Back Photo of Massive Mount Sharp

While NASA prepares their fancy Mars 2020 rover to be launched in... well, 2020, the previous Mars rover is still running extremely...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 7:22PM