Space

Massive Asteroid With 62 Potential Deadly Trajectories Could Strike Earth In 2023... But Probably Won't

When you're talking about large space rocks hurdling towards your home, how much of a percentage does it take before you start to...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 26 November 2018 - 11:15AM

New Study Suggests Grooves on Mars' Moon Phobos Came From Rolling Boulders

It's a mystery that began back in the 1970s when the first images of Phobos were taken—what caused those streaks in the surface of...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 1:11PM

Nearby Pinwheel Star System Will Die in a Massive Gamma-Ray Blast

If you have to go out, go out with a bang! In a new study published in the journal Nature, astronomers share the discovery of a...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 11:17AM

NASA Has Chosen an Ancient Crater as the Next Mars Rover Landing Site

When it comes to finding a place to park its spacecrafts, NASA doesn't just drive around waiting for someone close to the building to...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 1:31PM

NASA May Be Joining the Space Tourism Game With Tickets to ISS

With companies like Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic selling pricey seats aboard their spacecrafts for the first wave of...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 11:11AM

Bill Nye Says Humans Will Never Live on Mars And Suggests Terraforming Advocates Are "High"

Bill Nye is many things – beloved educational figure, science celebrity, and the original Science Guy – but now he has a new...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 19 November 2018 - 1:53PM

The Next Major Space Industry Trend Will Be Repairing And Trashing Satellites While They're In Orbit

The ISS recently released an adorable little cubesat to help harpoon space junk orbiting Earth, but it's small potatoes compared to...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 19 November 2018 - 1:14PM

Set Phasers To Stun: NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory Spots The 'Star Trek' USS Enterprise In Colorful Merging Galaxy Cluster

Some people like to look at clouds and point out which ones look like a face. Sometimes NASA does the same thing – on a much bigger...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 19 November 2018 - 12:41PM

Explore A Breathtaking VR Simulation Of The Supermassive Black Hole Sagittarius A* At The Center Of Our Galaxy

The nearest yet-discovered black holes are still thousands of light years away from Earth, so getting to one and seeing it with our...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 19 November 2018 - 11:26AM

Keep Your Eye On The Sky: NASA's Saturday Morning Rocket Launch Promises To Light Up The East Coast

Can't make it to one of NASA's launching sites to witness the spectacular view in person? If you're on the East Coast of the United...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 16 November 2018 - 2:15PM

Mars Opportunity Rover Sends First Signal In Months, But NASA Says Something Else Is Responsible For The Transmissions

There was a brief moment of joy and excitement for those watching NASA's Deep Space Network yesterday when – after five months of...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 16 November 2018 - 11:15AM

New Study Reveals More About Mysterious 'Oumuamua Interstellar Asteroid

Since it was first spotted around a year ago, our solar system's first interstellar asteroid has been one of the most talked about...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 2:10PM

Massive Meteorite Crater Discovered Beneath Greenland's Ice

Is a crater still a crater if it has been filled with ice? According to NASA, the answer is yes, and a massive one has been discovered...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 12:25PM

Astronomers May Have Just Discovered a Super Earth Just Six Light Years Away

In a new paper published in the journal Nature, an international team of researchers have shared that there may be a super-Earth...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 11:18AM

The Sun's Oddly Calm Behavior May Trigger a Record-Setting 'Ice Age' in Space

Sunspots and solar radiation are a part of life, whether we're aware of them or not. Like the changing of the seasons, the Sun goes...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 1:53PM

Russia Reveals Plans for a Manned, Nuclear-Powered Rocket Capable of Interstellar Flight

Aside from the US and China, Russia has established itself as one of the biggest players in the new space race, despite some recent...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 12:41PM

NASA Announces Live Event For Insight Mars Landing This Month

In a statement on Tuesday, NASA announced that its Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 12:10PM

NASA Says Humans Will Be on Mars Within 25 Years

In a quarter century, humans will inhabit two planets in our solar system. That bold prediction was made by NASA officials on Tuesday...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 11:06AM

Astronomers Spot Two Starless Rogue Planets Drifting Through Space

Over the past year or so, different scientific studies have argued that so-called 'rogue planets' (ie, planets without a star to...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 - 2:02PM

A 'Dark Matter Hurricane' Will Pass By Our Solar System, and Scientists Are Excited

A 'dark matter hurricane' sounds like something out of a comic book, but it's nevertheless real (as far as we know--dark matter is a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 - 1:53PM