Space

Explore a Stunning Nebula in This Tranquil Video

Humanity is making progress in the emerging field of space tourism, but there's still a long way to go.Even once commercial space...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 11:16AM

Russian Company Wants to Explore Saturn's Moon Enceladus for Life Signs

As corporate space travel begins to get more and more complicated, many companies are looking to find ways to make their mark in the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 7:50PM

This Solar Storm Could Cause $10 Trillion in Damage

It's not a question of if--it's a question of when. As our technology continues to advance, we're becoming increasingly vulnerable to...

Ian S.
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 2:16PM

Tardigrades Could Be the First Animals Launched Into Interstellar Space

Tardigrades, a species of microorganism often referred to as "water bears" or less commonly "moss piglets", are some of the most...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 12 November 2017 - 1:41PM

NASA Saves Millions of Dollars by Working With SpaceX

While they're essentially competition, and no parties involved are blind to that, NASA's been reaping some major benefits by working...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 11 November 2017 - 2:54PM

NASA Is Launching a Dangerous Strain of E. Coli Into Orbit

NASA's newest astronauts are a little unusual. It's not every day that a colony of bacteria get the chance to orbit the Earth.In order...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 7:45PM

Venus and Jupiter Align for Rare Planetary Conjunction

Wake up early on Monday, November 13 and you're bound to see a sight that's truly out of this world. One of the skywatching highlights...

Ian S.
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 1:31PM

First-Ever Exomoon Discovery Stuns Astronomers

This is the kind of discovery that changes everything we think we know about the universe.Astronomers have discovered thousands of...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 11:17AM

Hubble Films Supernova That Looks Like an Exploding Death Star

Sometimes real life really is stranger than fiction. The Hubble Telescope just filmed a rare supernova light echo that looks eerily...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 11:00AM

NASA Hopes to Launch a Rocket to Mars in 2019 Despite Safety Warnings

NASA is gearing up for the launch of an important mission to Mars, involving the unmanned but highly advanced Space Launch System...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 7:50PM

We Could Uncover Europa's Secrets By Blowing Part of It Up

An explosive new plan for exploring Jupiter's moon Europa could finally reveal if the planet is hiding alien life beneath its icy...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 11:05AM

Our Solar System's First Interstellar Asteroid is Named 'Oumuamua'

Last month, an asteroid flying around with enormous speed and a distorted orbit became one of the most fascinating things in our solar...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 8:51PM

Astronomers Observe a 'Zombie' Supernova That Keeps Exploding

Is there such a thing as life after death? If you're a star, there might be, but it doesn't sound too pleasant based on what we've...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 6:48PM

Watch NASA Launch the Rocket That Will Revolutionize Space Exploration

Spacex might steal headlines with its plans for colonizing Mars, but as NASA proves with its new rocket, the space race is far from...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 11:16AM

Stunning New Photos of Jupiter From NASA's Juno Mission

Jupiter is by far one of the most mesmerizing planets in the solar system--seeing these incredible new photos released by NASA, it...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 11:07AM

4 Ice Planets Where We Could Find Alien Life

Discoveries of life on Earth that survive in cold, deep parts of the oceans give us hope that similar creatures may be hiding on the...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 1:22PM

Exoplanet 13 Times Larger Than Jupiter Found Near Center of Galaxy

Another day, another startling exoplanet discovery.At this point, NASA's Kepler telescope has literally found thousands of...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 11:38AM

NASA Reports Comet Flying Dangerously Close to the Sun

Some comets are clearly thrillseekers.96P is a cosmic rock that's been seen buzzing around the solar system with great regularity over...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 11:26AM

Scientists Discover One of the Oldest Galaxies of All Time

Astronomers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have discovered one of the oldest galaxies ever detected.A distant...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 11:20AM

MIT's Revolutionary Design for Life on Mars

Mars might be one of the most inhospitable planets for humans, but it doesn't have to be. As a team from MIT just proved, life on...

Ian S.
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 3:34PM