Space

It's Your Last Chance To Turn Your Eyes To The Skies For The 2018 Perseid Meteor Shower This Week

Every year around this time, at least since 36CE, a light show has commanded the attention of skywatchers around the world. Named...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 1:10PM

New Horizons Probe May Have Spotted a Wall of Hydrogen at the Edge of the Solar System

Most people imagine space as a giant, empty void, but it turns out there's a lot more "stuff" floating around than we expected...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 11:59AM

NASA Has Lost Its $400 Million Mars Rover In a Dust Storm

If you think losing a $20 bill to a washing machine is painful, try putting yourself in NASA's shoes. The space agency lost contact...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 10:25AM

Screaming-Fast Jet Streams 1,800 Miles Deep Are The Secret Behind Jupiter's Colorful Bands According To New NASA Juno Data

Jupiter has long held stargazers in thrall with swirling tiger stripes punctuated by a carnelian storm. Now scientists from the United...

Scarlett James
Friday, 10 August 2018 - 1:37PM

Jupiter's Moons Are Surrounded By A Deadly Force Field One Million Times Stronger Than The Planet

Two of Jupiter’s moons are generating electromagnetic waves up to one million times stronger than their host planet.Scientists are...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 09 August 2018 - 10:43AM

Scientists Just Discovered The Largest Batch of Exoplanets In A Single Sitting Thanks To A Technical Error

We're still waiting for NASA's TESS satellite to significantly grow the list of known exoplanets, but that doesn't mean that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 - 12:10PM

NASA Will Fly Closer To The Sun Than Ever Before With A Probe Launching This Week

When Icarus ignored Daedalus' warning not to fly to close to the sun, things didn't end well for the hapless flyer. This weekend, NASA...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 - 10:08AM

See The Incredible Footage Of A Comet NASA's Planet-Hunting TESS Satellite Spotted In Outer Space One Short Week After Launch

You need to see this.NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launched the official start of its mission to scan the skies...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 12:29PM

Rogue Mega-Planet With A Supercharged Magnetic Field And Vicious Auroras Discovered Just Twenty Light Years Away

A megaplanet thirteen times the size of Jupiter has emerged from the darkness wrapped in a glowing aurora. This behemoth does not...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 11:53AM

As The 'Incredible Hulk' Comet Makes Its Closest Approach To Earth Today, Pray It Does Not Smash Us

When you think of comets – those glorious snowballs blazing through the night sky – you probably picture a fiery, star-white...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 10:50AM

First Contact? Mystified Scientists Detect Strange Radio Signal Emanating From Deep Space

Something outside our galaxy is signaling us. An unnaturally-deep fast radio burst came booming out of the skies and astronomers are...

Scarlett James
Monday, 06 August 2018 - 12:20PM

Not Quite Kryptonite: Previously Unknown Alien Mineral Discovered Inside Russia's Uakit Meteorite

A new mineral has been discovered in a meteorite in Eastern Russia, and scientists are sure that it is never been found on our planet...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 06 August 2018 - 10:56AM

UAE Astronaut Candidates Head Into The Final Round Of Testing For Their Nation's First-Ever Mission To The ISS

In June we shared United Arab Emirates announcement concerning its plan to send astronauts to the International Space Station in...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 03 August 2018 - 10:41AM

Scientists Have Identified Exoplanets With The Same Life-Giving Properties As Earth

Exoplanets with the same life-giving chemical properties as Earth have been identified in a new study out of the University of...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 02 August 2018 - 2:23PM

Science Finally Answers Age-Old Question, "What Would Earth Be Like if it Were Made of Blueberries?"

Scientific papers often present interesting theories on familiar topics or new data and analyses that contribute to a better...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 02 August 2018 - 11:10AM

Elon Musk Thinks He Can Go Full-On Lex Luthor On Mars – But NASA Thinks The SpaceX CEO Is Losing His Mind

For years Elon Musk has compared Mars to an HGTV project, calling the planet a “fixer-upper” like it’s some kind of rust-colored...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 - 3:51PM

A NASA Spacesuit Shortage Threatens To Sideline All Of Their Future Missions – This Brooklyn Startup Wants To Help

NASA’s biggest secret has jeopardized key projects like the Lunar Gateway and our ability to send astronauts on manned missions. The...

Scarlett James
Monday, 30 July 2018 - 2:14PM

NASA Official Describes Hunt For 'Strange, Fantastic Worlds' As New Alien-Hunting TESS Telescope Officially Begins Its Mission

Members of NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) team announced late last week that the agency's new telescope has...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 30 July 2018 - 10:44AM

Double Feature In The Sky – Mars At Its Brightest For the Next Two Hundred Years And A Blood Moon Eclipse

Skywatchers are in for a late-night double-feature picture show this weekend. We already cleared up the...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 27 July 2018 - 1:31PM

Lunar Lies! American Headlines Are Leaving Out One Vital Fact About Tonight's Blood Moon... And It Won't Please You

It's the top-trending story on Google News' science section and it's making the rounds in headlines across the world. We're talking,...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 27 July 2018 - 10:51AM