'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Hyperdrive Scene is Mostly Scientifically Possible

Spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi below.No matter how long ago Star Wars is supposed to take place, we're still a long ways away...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 23 December 2017 - 11:17AM

Elon Musk Trolls Californians Who Were, Like, Totally, Confused By SpaceX Launch

Elon Musk took to Twitter last night to poke fun at the scores of Californians baffled by the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

K.S. Anthony
Saturday, 23 December 2017 - 10:54AM

Russia's Planning a Luxury Hotel on Its International Space Station

  Not to be outdone by the space tourism plans in the works from moguls like Elon Musk and Richard Branson, Russia's space agency...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:52AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Skeptical Of Pentagon's UFO Footage, Doubts Aliens Have Visited Earth

Neil deGrasse Tyson expresses his doubts over Pentagon UFO videos on CNN.

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:51AM

Cronus Rising: This Blinking Star May Keep Eating its Planets

Star RZ Piscium is garnering attention for odd behavior that suggests it might be devouring its planetary babies,

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:25AM

Is This Unidentified Cosmic String In Milky Way Actually a Star Gate?

Last year, scientists discovered a mysterious, snake-like filament was probing a giant black hole at the center of our galaxy. Now the...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:04AM

Alpha Centauri Might Still Be Hiding Earth-Like Planets

Alpha Centauri has long held the interest of stargazers and astronomers, for one very important reason: it's really close to us.Or, at...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 7:48PM

Harbinger Of Doom? Asteroid Looks Like Human Skull

Three years ago on Halloween, a 2,100-foot-wide asteroid came just within 300,000 miles of Earth—the closest an object of that size...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 10:41AM

Scientists Explain How Mars Lost Its Oceans... And Where The Water Might Have Gone

We've long known that Mars once flowed with water through rivers, lakes and maybe even oceans. But where did that water go?

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 9:49AM

NASA Chooses Two Finalists for a New Space Mission

Space, despite being so empty, still has a lot to see. There's a lot to explore and learn from the universe, and only a relatively...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 7:35PM

Scientists Have Created a Way to Grow Marijuana on Mars

With the increased interest and planning that's occuring around the world with regards to establishing a permanent human colony on...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 11:51AM

'Hugely Important' Discovery May Finally Explain Dark Matter

Whenever you feel like science has gotten a pretty good understanding of how things work in the universe, it's important to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 11:18AM

Have Attempts to Scan Interstellar Asteroid 'Oumuamua Awoken Aliens Inside?

The recent arrival and subesequent departure of our solar system's first known visitor from outside the sun's own creative sphere has...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 11:05AM

Chilean Navy Admits It 'Can't Explain' the UFO in This Video

Most of the videos on the internet that claim to show real UFOs are shot by anonymous civilians. As a result, regardless of how...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 10:52AM

Microbe Breakthrough Paves Way to Identifying Alien Life in Space

Space exploration is largely a process of patience; a space station can only contain so many tools to observe and assess what...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 10:51AM

Scientists Say Habitable Planets May Be Orbiting Pulsars

Every new space discovery we make seems to reinforce one thing: the universe is a lot more complicated than the Drake Equation led us...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 10:27AM

Our Odds of Finding Alien Life Just Skyrocketed Thanks to This Fossil Discovery

Scientists concluded years of research on ancient fossils to prove that life on Earth started over 3.5 billion years ago, which...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 9:54AM

NASA is Planning a Mission to Alpha Centauri in 2069

Exploring our current solar system is so passé. At least, it will be in about 50 years.NASA scientists, not content with simply...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 8:15PM

The Solar System Closest to Us May Be Hiding Alien Life on Earth-Like Planets

Forget about looking for planets in galaxies far, far away--some say it's the Alpha Centauri star system we should...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 11:37AM

NASA's New Lunar Rover Solves Deep Space Exploration's Core Problem

One of the biggest challenges facing launching deep space missions is one of the most obvious: rocket fuel. It's essential for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 11:24AM