Fringe

December 1, 2016

Mystery of 'Flickering' Galaxy Solved: It's Starving for Food

A decades-old galactic mystery has just been solved — new research has revealed why a distant galaxy has brightened and dimmed like a flickering candle flame […]
November 28, 2016

NASA wants you to help astronauts deal with their poo in space

GOING to the bathroom in zero-gravity can be a tricky task — and NASA wants your help to make it a little bit easier for its […]
November 24, 2016

NASA Is Planning for Thanksgiving Dinner 2023

When Americans venture out to Mars and other destinations beyond Earth orbit, one thing they won’t have to leave behind is Thanksgiving dinner. NASA scientists are […]
November 6, 2016

NASA and FEMA Practiced Emergency Operations for an Asteroid Impact

The year is 2020 and Los Angeles is about to be wiped off the face of the planet. You’ve known this day was coming since the […]
November 3, 2016

THE COSMIC CRASH THAT CREATED OUR MOON WAS CRAZIER THAN WE THOUGHT

Our moon has always inspired more questions than answers. How did this looming sphere first begin its night watch? Some ancient myths cast the Earth and […]
October 31, 2016

Mysterious Star Pulses May Be Alien Signals, Study Claims

Strange pulses of cosmic light might be signals from hundreds of different alien civilizations — or just the latest false alarm in the tortuous search for ET. […]
October 27, 2016

Alien life is out there: astronomers say star pulses could be messages

Tiny pulses of light from more than 200 distant stars may be messages from an alien civilisation, two Canadian astronomers have suggested. The signals – if […]
October 26, 2016

'Alien Megastructure' Star Targeted by $100 Million SETI Search

If intelligent aliens actually do live around Tabby’s star, astronomers are determined to find them. The Breakthrough Listen initiative, which will spend $100 million over the […]
October 11, 2016

HOW THE NOISE OF BIG ROCKETS BREAKS APART BUILDINGS

The engineers who designed and built the Saturn V rocket knew it was a behemoth, but no one was totally prepared for what it would be […]