Science

March 5, 2016

SpaceX's rocket crash lands on a floating drone ship — as expected

But the launch itself was still successful SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket into space this afternoon, but — as expected — failed to land the […]
March 5, 2016

NASA Mission To Send Astronauts To An Asteroid Falls Behind Schedule

As part of NASA’s “Journey to Mars“, a robot will travel to an asteroid, grab a large boulder off of it, and then bring the boulder […]
March 4, 2016

SpaceX Aims for Sunset Launch Today After Boats and Winds Delay Falcon 9 Liftoff and Landing Attempt – Live Webcast

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – Alas SpaceX is now targeting Friday March 4 for the 5th attempt to launch their upgraded Falcon 9 carrying […]
March 4, 2016

Strange Signals Are Coming From Space, And Repeating

This is the first time we’ve encountered a repeating signal like this How strange are they? Well, they are intense bursts of radio waves only last […]
March 3, 2016

NASA's Scott Kelly Grew 2 Inches: The Body After a Year in Space

After living for nearly a year aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is two inches taller than his identical twin brother Mark. One […]
March 2, 2016

Former Fermilab Physicist Aims To Build A 'Star Trek'-Style Antimatter Engine

Humankind may dream of one day traveling to other star systems like Captain Kirk, but in reality we can barely figure out how to make it […]
March 2, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Candidates' Views on NASA and Space Exploration

Want to get to Mars? Well, NASA needs money to do it, and the president, along with Congress, mostly calls the shots. But NASA has been […]
March 1, 2016

Watch Astronaut Scott Kelly Return Home After A Year In Space

After a record-breaking stint in space, astronaut Scott Kelly is finally coming home tomorrow. Kelly and his Russian counterpart, Mikhail Kornienko, have spent nearly a year […]
February 28, 2016

Radio flash tracked to faraway galaxy

For the first time, scientists have tracked the source of a “fast radio burst” – a fleeting explosion of radio waves which, in this case, came […]