Space

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

Russia Wants to Send Tourists to the ISS For Space Walks

Space tourism is very nearly finally upon us as a legitimate, regular business venture.While Elon Musk storms ahead with plans for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 7:18PM

Weirdly Shaped Galaxies Are More Common Than We Thought

New research on the shape and behavior of large galaxies has been published which may upend everything we think we know about the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 6:43PM

Lockheed Martin Starts Building Orion Spaceship to Take Us to the Moon and Beyond

Giant aerospace, weapons, tech, defense and security manufacturer Lockheed Martin announced today that it has begun construction on a...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 12:45PM

US Military Admits Space Weapons Are Surprisingly Vulnerable to Amateur Hackers

You can do your best to protect against it, but hackers and cyber warfare are always a threat, even in space. Even the US military...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 11:28AM

We May Have Just Found Proof of Alien Life on Saturn's Moon Titan

For years now, scientists have been fascinated by the distant moon of Titan, which orbits the planet Saturn. We know that the moon has...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 11:12AM