Review of the HD Re-Release of FROM THE EARTH TO THE...

HBO drops the ball on the BluRay release of From Earth to the Moon, the award-winning documentary series. This review includes a word from one of the original effects artists.

Relive the Apollo 11 Moon Landing Mission in Real Time! |...

Running in real time - as if the mission were taking place today - right now - you can listen to the Apollo 11 Lunar mission in real time

Former NASA ISS manager planning commercial space station venture –

Former NASA guy wants to put up a private space station. Think he has an inside track?

GoPro from space: watch a stunning NASA spacewalk – The Verge

About the only thing this spectacular video needs is a Blue Danube Waltz soundtrack

Researchers Created Spiders That Spin Super-Silk | Mental Floss

Spider-Man, Spider-Man, spins a web of super-silk, look out, here come the genegineers!

Amy Poehler Launches a Hilarious New Web Series About Science |...

A comedy science show promoting women in science

Apollo 11 in Real Time

Listen in on the Apollo 11 mission as if it were taking place today!

Voices in AI – Episode 76: A Conversation with Rudy Rucker...

The AI's are coming for Rudy first...

New state of matter detected in a two-dimensional material

Have scientists discovered the mysterious state of matter hiding in magnetic materials?

Shuttle Astronaut Mike Mullane Describes Orbiter Damage on STS-27 (Atlantis 1988)...

Guest blogger veteran Shuttle astronaut Mike Mullane weighs in on the severe impact damage to Atlantis on his own 1988 flight (STS-27) and to Columbia's disastrous flight in 2003 (STS-107)

Behind the scenes at GE’s future-forward factory

Oooo 3D scanners, laser jets and autonomous robots! What could possibly go wrong?

Laser Project Aims to Melt Moon Dust Into a Lunar Base

Lasers are almost always the answer....

Where are all the aliens? Video about the Fermi Paradox /...

"If we let life on this planet die, perhaps there will be no life anywhere in the universe. Life would be gone, maybe forever."


Steve went to hear a talk about colonizing Mars. Can we? Will we? Should we? You tell Steve! (Ed note. Go ahead and tell NASA what can't be done - chances are they'll say "we've already done that"

Can you learn a new language while you sleep? – Big...

Be careful: If you start doing this, you might not understand anything people say in your dreams. (Wasn't Elron into this?)

News | NASA’s Spitzer Captures Stellar Family Portrait

The Spitzer space telescop has delivered some of the most stunning cosmic images

Big Brain Aliens

Look at the aliens from This Island Earth. If they are so smart, why are the denizens of Metaluna all such big headed pricks?

News | NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Finds a Clay Cache

Watching clouds and drilling for clay, it's just Curiosity's ordinary (Martian) day.

8 Early Plans for Visiting Outer Space | Mental Floss

The first plan required psychic intervention...

Rare image of US Air Force’s secretive space plane in orbit...

No, it does not have death rays mounted on it...maybe

U.K. Military Is Getting Serious About Directed Energy Weapons | Digital...

"Warfare is going to look a whole lot more science-fiction". Well, WE could have told you that decades ago!

The Fatal Science Flaw of the Premise of Interstellar

Interstellar my be visually stunning, but it does have a scientific fatal flaw

An Interview with Kevin R. Grazier, Science Consultant for GRAVITY

Kevin R. Grazier is a planetary scientist and friend of mine who has regularly landed gigs as a science consultant on a number of popular Hollywood movies and TV shows. Including GRAVITY.

Meet Astra-Gnome, The Forgotten Time And Space Car

With your own Time and Space car, you don't really have to "go" anywhere, do you?

News | A New Plan for Keeping NASA’s Oldest Explorers Going

Voyagers 1 & 2 should be renamed Timex 1 and Timex 2 - they just keep on ticking.

These Nootropics Are at the Cutting Edge of Boosting Human Brainpower

Well, that's nice, but where are the double-blind study results? The survey they tout to make things look "scientific" is hardly more than a marketing tool

The Art of the IAAA: David A. Hardy – The King...

Today we begin a new bi-weekly feature that introduces the art and history of the members of the International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA),...

It’s (Not) Rocket Science: John Aaron: “SCE to AUX”

INTRODUCTION This is a blog about rockets and science and rocket scientists.  I’ve spent my career in this field, working among the people who make...

Final Results for 2016 Galaxy Award and Chinese Nebula Award

A report on the winners of the Chinese Galaxy and Chinese Nebula Awards.