Any aspiring stargazers out there are going to want to take note, because an amazing astronomical phenomenon will be on display very soon: According to NASA, next Sunday there will be an incredibly rare “Spalding Eclipse,” in which the sun passes directly behind the basketball wedged in the tree outside this boy’s…
Pay attention, because you’ll definitely want to catch NASA’s latest report. The space agency has discovered a special occurrence that can be enjoyed by veteran stargazers and newbies alike: NASA has announced that tonight is the night.
Living on the International Space Station leaves no margin for error. Even a small upset to the delicate balance of on-board conditions can have really serious consequences for the crew and its work. That’s why this latest news from NASA is so terrifying: After 17 years in operation, the entire mission of the…
Science lovers, prepare to be blown away.
It’s been widely hypothesized that the future of space exploration lies in the private sector, and two trailblazing companies are coming together to prove it in a big way: Hellmann’s is teaming up with SpaceX for a sponsored mission to find out if humans can survive for 15…
When astronauts blast off into space, it doesn’t take long before their bodies become massive floating garbage bags full of problems. Here are six biological changes that all humans undergo while in outer space.
On September 3, 2012, a chimp on the International Space Station escaped from his research facility and seized control of the $100 billion spacecraft. Here are the six animals NASA has since launched into space in an attempt to kill the chimp.
Can you imagine how cool it must be to work at NASA? These people worked there for years, and their stories will blow you away.
If you think we’re alone in the universe, these people’s experiences just might change your mind.
Okay, now this is going to make you feel good.
Well, it looks like the possibilities of outer space just opened up for a whole lot more people. After years without any options for the disabled, SpaceX stepped up to the challenge, and they delivered in a huge way. As of Tuesday, they have now successfully launched a handicap-accessible ramp into orbit.
Only when we look to the stars can we begin to grasp how infinitesimally small and useless your dad truly is.
Look, you’ve got something I want (space facts), and I’ve got something you want (echidna pics). I’m sure we can work something out.
Okay, so this proves that science is pretty much the best thing ever.
It’s time to travel to the planetarium, the place people go when they want to see stars and space right here on planet Earth. Think you’ll manage to keep it together? Take this quiz to find out!
More than 100 years after the publication of his groundbreaking theories, Albert Einstein continues to be proven right. Earlier this month, the observation of gravitational waves further confirmed Einstein’s work on space-time. Will we soon learn that these five other predictions are true as well?
Well, it looks like science has done it again.
Sure, there’s never been any definitive proof that extraterrestrial life exists, but that’s no reason to give up hope! Any scientist will tell you that there are some pretty strong indications that life exists on other planets. Here are just a few compelling signs that we’re not alone in the universe!
Get ready for the most incredible science win ever, delivered by none other than Neil deGrasse Tyson. He’s pretty much the king when it comes to shutting down people who peddle bad science, but this most recent case completely takes the cake: When an 8-year-old told the badass astrophysicist that she wanted to live on…