Space

A Crucial Sign of Life Has Been Detected Fluctuating on Mars

As we learn more about Mars, many find themselves disappointed that we haven't spotted any bug-eyed green aliens living on the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 10:47AM

How to See the First Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse in 150 Years

It has been a busy couple of weeks for people who like to stare at the sky and take photos of the Moon, but leave those telescopes...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 10:15AM

NASA Photo Shows the Vast Distance Between the Earth and Moon

The moon is approximately 238,855 miles away from the Earth, on average (these things can fluctuate slightly). This seems like a big...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 8:00PM

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket Looks Giant on its Launch Pad

The Falcon Heavy, SpaceX's newest and largest rocket, is ready for its maiden voyage. Well, almost.There is the minor hassle of making...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 6:28PM

3 UFO Sightings From Professional Pilots That Defy Explanation

The vast majority of UFO reports can be very easily explained away. Even many reports that conspiracy theorists insist have no logical...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 11:11AM

Finding Aliens Is Only a Matter of Time: 'Billions' of Exoplanets Exist, Scientist Announces

Alien life simply must exist out there somewhere in the universe. It's a simple numbers game, and according to top astronomers, the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 10:36AM

SpaceX Will Launch the Mystery Satellite 'Zuma' for the US Government

Elon Musk has got to be pretty pleased with himself right now - in just a few days, despite a delay, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 7:34PM

Large Galaxies Can Be Suffocated by Their Black Holes

Deep at the heart of many galaxies, a black hole serves as an anchor for all the stars and other materials to swirl around. The...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 6:30PM

NASA and DARPA Building Robots to Sabotage Enemies in Space

Apart from an EMP airburst that fries iPhones and internet servers across the country, the worst thing that can happen to our...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 11:26AM

Giant Green 'Fireball' Meteor Stuns UK on New Year's Eve

Fireworks weren't the only things streaking across the sky on the last night of 2017. In the UK, hundreds reported seeing a blindingly...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 10:35AM

'Hazardous' Asteroid Will Barely Miss Earth in a Few Hours—Why Did It Take NASA So Long to Find It?

It seems like the Earth's new global asteroid defense system is doing its job: we've spotted an approaching asteroid the size of a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 10:22AM

China Plans to Grow Plants and Insects on the Dark Side of the Moon

Did you know that profits from Pink Floyd's famous album, Dark Side of the Moon, helped fund Monty Python and the Holy Grail? How...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 10:15AM

The Reasons Why Black Holes Are Such Powerful Energy Sources

Not that it's possible yet anyway, but there's lots of reasons why visiting a black hole is a very bad idea, and your chances of...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 31 December 2017 - 5:19PM

TRAPPIST-1 Planets Have Atmospheres Which Could Support Life

TRAPPIST-1 is a small red dwarf star about 40 lightyears from our sun, but the planets orbiting around it have always been more...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 30 December 2017 - 4:26PM

NASA Releases a Stunning Photo of Enceladus and Saturn's Rings

It seems like NASA is having a hard time letting go of Cassini. The little space probe has been making headlines a lot recently,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 6:22PM

The CIA's Guide to Taking UFO Photos Is Insane

We recently reported that the CIA has been investigating UFOs for years, trying to find out whether The Truth really is Out There, as...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 9:55AM

A Piece of Cassini Escaped Destruction and Disappeared

You can't keep a good probe down.Despite ending its twenty year career by being thrown into the crushing gravitational force of the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 6:49PM

NASA Goes Full Jedi, Channels Mace Windu With Purple Laser

We all know that Mace Windu is the coolest Jedi Master.Sure, Yoda's funny, and Obi Wan is always classy, and there was that time that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 9:29AM

NASA Uses Lasers to Test Their Parker Solar Probe

NASA's Parker Solar Probe was given its name for a couple reasons. It's not just a probe that will run on solar power; it's a probe...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 8:34PM

Meteor Or...? Fireball Lights Up New England Skies

Just because NASA keeps tabs on asteroids like Oumuamua (and that one killer rock that keeps swinging by Earth every couple decades)...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 9:59AM