Space

A Japanese Billionaire Art Collector Is the Star Passenger For SpaceX's Upcoming Moon Trip

As we get closer to the idea of space tourism becoming a reality, the one constant question has been: "Who is rich enough to afford...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 11:50AM

Why You Shouldn't Get High in Space, According to Neil deGrasse Tyson

Getting high while you're getting high—it's the easiest stoner joke to make about pilots or astronauts hypothetically consuming a...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 10:33AM

CSI Mars: How Murder Investigations and Policing Would Work On a New Planet

No matter the time or place, if there's one thing that history has taught us it's that human beings are dirtbags. We have been killing...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 17 September 2018 - 12:32PM

[WATCH] SpaceX Will Reveal Their Plan to Send a Private Passenger Around the Moon Today

Despite the scandals swirling around Elon Musk, which now range from smoking a spliff on a live podcast to calling a British cave...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 17 September 2018 - 10:54AM

Trekkies Rejoice! Astronomers Have Found Spock's Home World, Planet Vulcan... Sort Of

According to a recent study led by University of Florida astronomer Jian Ge and published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 14 September 2018 - 1:19PM

Scientists Now Claim Earth's Closest Exoplanet May Be Able To Sustain Life After All

Could we be one step closer to finally putting this cursed rock we call Earth in our rearview forever and moving on to a new world?...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 1:31PM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Defends Space Force on 'The Late Show', Saying Science and War Have Always Been Intertwined

To most people, Neil deGrasse Tyson is the cool uncle of popular science: he's humorous, wacky, and a little wise. In fact, he's the...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 10:03AM

The ISS Captured This Mind-Boggling Video While Flying Over Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence closes in on Wilmington, North Carolina (where it's projected to make landfall tomorrow), the ISS managed to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 - 11:39AM

This Moon Landing Brought to You By... NASA Announces That They Might Be Putting Ads on Rockets

A lot of cyberpunk books and movies imagine a future where corporations control not just Earth, but the stars, too. It always seemed a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 - 10:58AM

Artificial Intelligence Has Detected 72 Radio Signals From a Mysterious Source In Space

Among the greatest mysteries in radio astronomy are things called FRBs, which stands for fast radio bursts. They are short, very...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 - 11:21AM

Two Galaxies Collided to Create a Ring of Black Holes... Or Neutron Stars

A while ago, we reported on Sean Raymond's fascinating research into whether Isaac Asimov's fictional planet Kalgash (which was bathed...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 - 10:44AM

The Bright Green Comet 21P Can Be Seen Using Only A Pair Of Binoculars

Did you see that?According to EarthSky, comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner made its closest approach to our planet in over seven decades. The...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 10 September 2018 - 12:52PM

Pluto Is A Planet Again: Florida Astronomers Discover The Hidden Reason Behind A Fatal Flaw In The Old Definition

For some, Pluto always has been and always will be the ninth planet in our solar system. Back in 2006, the International...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 10 September 2018 - 11:57AM

New Curiosity Rover Panorama Photo Lets You Explore Mars' Vera Rubin Ridge

After a couple failed attempts, NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover successfully collected a new rock sample by drilling into the planet's...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 07 September 2018 - 12:41PM

An Exoplanet Twice the Size of Earth Has Been Discovered 145 Light Years Away

Using data from NASA's Kepler Space telescope, a grad school student and an international team of researchers have discovered an...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 07 September 2018 - 10:59AM

NASA Kepler Telescope Was Awoken From Its Nap and Is Back to Hunting Planets

Wakey wakey eggs and bakey! Back in July, NASA's Kepler team placed their space telescope in sleep mode to make sure that the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 06 September 2018 - 2:33PM

Stargate? A Weird Hexagon-Shaped Vortex is Swirling Above Saturn's North Pole

NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its 20-year run back in September of 2017, but not before delivering some pretty bizarre data that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 - 2:28PM

New NASA Images Reveal Saturn's Aurora, Which Is Too Incredible For the Naked Eye

Need a little something extra to get you over the hump this week? Well we have some eye candy for you, courtesy of NASA/ESA, that may...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 - 12:22PM

Geologists Have Begun Mapping Space To Mine For Water, Minerals, and Rare Metals

When most people think of mining, they think of coal, diamonds, gold, and other terrestrial materials that are either valuable...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 - 10:43AM

Japan Is Launching a Mini Space Elevator Into Orbit This Month

As the famous Arthur C. Clarke quote goes, "The Space Elevator will be built about 50 years after everyone stops laughing." Why all...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 - 12:21PM