Space

Aliens Don't Exist: Our Solar System Is an Anomaly, Study Claims

We've said it before, but it seems like the universe keeps proving that it's a lot more complicated than the Drake Equation would lead...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 10:55AM

NASA Developing Drone to Find Alien Life on Saturn's Largest Moon

A Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) led team of engineers and researchers from the Penn State Department of Aerospace...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 10:49AM

Alien Meteorite Found in the Sahara Is Older Than Our Solar System

2017 was a year of excitement among the asteroid-watching community, as 'Oumuamua, the first recorded visitor from an another solar...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 10:38AM

China's Falling Satellite Is Just the Beginning of 'Catastrophic' Space Debris Problem

Here on Earth, we love our trash. Landfills are increasingly packed to the brim with refuse and non-recyclable materials, and pretty...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 10:29AM

Microgravity Made an ISS Astronaut Grow 3.5 Inches Taller

Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai has a big problem. After just three weeks in a microgravity environment aboard the International...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 8:02PM

NASA's Super Powerful Telescope WFIRST is Moving Forward

NASA scientists must be breathing a sigh of relief at the moment, as the high-powered Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 6:29PM

'Potentially Hazardous' Near-Earth Asteroids Will Surge in 2018

Good news: Last year saw a dramatic increase in the number of asteroids that we know about that flew uncomfortably close to the Earth,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 11:12AM

US Spy Satellite Disappears Shortly After SpaceX Launch

SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket with a top-secret payload on Sunday, but something went wrong. According to reports, the payload...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 10:42AM

Shape-Changing Mirrors Could Help Us Photograph Distant Planets

The planet Proxima-b is camera shy. In fairness, most exoplanets are - it's hardly easy to photograph any planet within our own solar...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 08 January 2018 - 7:08PM

We Just Detected an Alien Radio Signal From This Nearby Galaxy

In the search for life outside of our galaxy, astronomers are always listening for radio signals that could serve as potential...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 08 January 2018 - 10:44AM

'Interstellar' Was Right: Black Holes Create Parallel Universes, Study Claims

One of the coolest things about quantum mechanics is the way that this branch of science seems to regularly contradict all commonly...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 08 January 2018 - 10:22AM

Astronaut and First Space Shuttle Commander John Young Has Passed Away

Astronaut John Young has walked on the moon, flown to the moon twice, flown the space shuttle six times, and generally had an...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 07 January 2018 - 6:05PM

Map of Titan Reveals Even More Similarities to Earth

NASA's Cassini probe has managed to be really helpful since it crashed into Saturn, and that trend's continuing now. This time, data...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 07 January 2018 - 1:41PM

Curiosity Rover Finds Unusual Tube Objects on Mars

Since a year on Mars is about 120 days longer than an Earth year, it's on a very different schedule. And that means that NASA's...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 06 January 2018 - 4:18PM

How to Make Sure a Spacecraft Survives Its Journey

When a probe is fired off into the vastness of space, suffice to say that it doesn't reach its destination quickly. It's a long...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 06 January 2018 - 3:32PM

New Jupiter Photo Shows Off the Planet's Swirling Storm Clouds

There's no denying it: Jupiter is an utterly amazing sight to behold, even if it's a place you'd never want to visit in person.A new...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 05 January 2018 - 7:08PM

'Zoo Theory' Finally Explains Why Aliens Haven't Contacted Us Yet

At present, there are two contradictory issues surrounding the existence of aliens that are seemingly increasingly at odds with each...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 05 January 2018 - 11:22AM

Is the Secret to Finding Aliens Hiding in Brown Dwarfs?

Of all the various celestial phenomena that exists out beyond the boundaries of our own world, few are as fascinating as brown dwarf...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 05 January 2018 - 10:39AM

Strange Origin of Alien Asteroid Oumuamua Reveals There Are Millions More Like It

If Tabby's Star was the most mysterious star in the galaxy, then alien asteroid Oumuamua is probably the most mysterious rock. The...

Super User
Friday, 05 January 2018 - 10:14AM

The Tarantula Nebula Is Full of Unusually Huge Stars

When scientists name something the Tarantula Nebula, you know there's got to be something cool there.Exceeding all expectations, this...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 6:26PM