Science

June 10, 2018

A New Way to Find Alien Civilizations: Look for Their Satellites

An astrophysicist was able to define a new signature of an extraterrestrial civilization by studying telecommunication satellites around Earth. If an extraterrestrial civilization were to turn […]
June 7, 2018

Climate Change Killed the Aliens, and It Will Probably Kill Us Too, New Simulation Suggests

Did climate change already kill all the aliens we’ve been searching for? According to astrophysicist Adam Frank, it’s certainly a possibility — and whether humans are […]
June 6, 2018

NASA is sending a spacecraft to investigate the ‘bubble’ that protects our solar system

Don’t look at the Sun during an eclipse. Wear sunscreen and sunglasses if you go outside.We know plenty about how to protect ourselves from the burning rays […]
June 3, 2018

The next big discovery in astronomy? Scientists probably found it years ago – but they don’t know it yet

Earlier this year, astronomers stumbled upon a fascinating finding: Thousands of black holes likely exist near the center of our galaxy. The X-ray images that enabled this discovery weren’t […]
May 31, 2018

Extremely Large Telescope: The Biggest Eye on the Sky

In the mountains of Chile sits the site of what will become the largest optical telescope in the world. The Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) will have […]
May 28, 2018

NASA’s Space AI Hunts Exoplanets, Not Humans — Yet

When it comes to artificial intelligence, NASA and other space agencies are nowhere near building a “Terminator” in space. So, you can rest easy — Arnold […]
May 25, 2018

How to Make Inspiring Spacecraft Designs a Reality

What was once thought of as science fiction is now a reality, thanks to the designers and engineers of top space agencies like NASA. A few […]
May 24, 2018

Sleeping in Space: Coping with Darkness & Light

Getting a good night’s sleep on Earth is hard enough as it is — but to get 8 hours of shut-eye in space is another challenge […]
May 23, 2018

SpaceX launches five Iridium satellites and twin science spacecraft

WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Falcon 9 still sporting soot from its last mission successfully launched May 22 with five Iridium Next satellites and two science satellites […]