Great Filters may be responsible for our galactic "desert"
NASA plans on testing some flying machines in the most Martian landscape on Earth. Care to guess where?
Most coverage of the first lunar landing doesn't show the complete picture. But now you can see it better than ever before.
Start with a ring world....
Zoonoses - no, not a display of nostrils from across the animal kingdom, they're deadly diseases that can spread from animals to humans.
Solar Foods is using renewable energy and the carbon dioxide polluting our air to create an environmentally friendly alternative protein. Source: A Finnish Startup Is...
Is evolution repeatable. The late Stephen Jay Gould said No. Others beg to differ.
Astronomer's discover our 'solar sibling', a star born at the same time, and out of the same nebula, as our own.
I just want the possible future where I win the Mega Millions....
There may come a day when a parent says to their child "you can't marry a Martian, they're different!". And that parent would be right.
This map is SO cool, even though we linked to it in news, it bears repeating!
"We explore, or we expire. That is why we must get on with it.” Buzz Aldrin
Why did Popular Science shut down reader comments? Reader interaction through comments is vital to the longevity of internet blogging. Yet, there is a growing concern over the impact these comments might have on the legitimacy of the articles being posted.
Eta Carinae sets a galactic speed record
Yes. And there are men who might be with the CIA who can kill goats with their minds....
Today is national celebrate an irrational number day!
Six thousand five hundred years ago, a high-energy photon was born in the Crab Nebula (remnant of a supernova observed by Chinese astronomers); today it reached Earth
New technology investments by NASA
The side story of Raj’s parents’ separation takes a turn for the worse as Raj explains that they’ve hired divorce attorneys. Completely ignoring any...
New types of superconductivity are always a good thing, even if they've no practical application
Is FTL 'science'? YES. It is.
Shape-shifting in orbit. Does that make this UK vehicle a "were-satellite"?
...and then it exploded....
Jupiter may have 'holes'.
When I was coming up, the only people who got tattoos were bikers, prisoners, or gang members. Of course, times have changed. It seems everyone has a tattoo now. And even my 15-year-old daughter wants one (Me: “Uh, no.”) But…I almost have to say yes to a dattoo. What is a dattoo, you ask? Read on…
The crew of Apollo 8 delivered a special Christmas message from the Moon forty-six years ago this week.
the shape of planes as we know them could be drastically different
If an asteroid the size of an 18-wheeler collided with Earth it would cause massive destruction. And since there are a lot of these, can we at least keep an eye on where they are? Not very well.
Phil Shaffer, an Apollo Flight Director and Assistant Chief of the NASA Houston Flight Dynamics Branch, was yet another extraordinary NASA veteran.
They still had me at 'Bheer'...