Category: Science

Goodbye, Rosetta: World Bids Farewell As Spacecraft Ends Mission With Comet Impact

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta mission has concluded with an emotional comet landing, bringing to an end a hugely successful mission to comet...

No, Friday’s “Black Moon” Doesn’t Mean The End Of The World

The skies of the Western Hemisphere are set for a “black Moon” on Friday night. Fortunately, you can put away the tin foil hats and stop repenting your sins....

Rare Wildlife Portraits From Photographers Who Click Together

Whether they're shooting fashion models, sports, or nature, photographers generally operate as solo artists. But after meeting aboard a ship sailing...

How to Get People to Actually Listen to You

By now, you may have heard of a musical called Hamilton. In you haven’t, here’s a rundown: Since its Broadway debut in August 2015, people can't get...

China’s Falling Space Station Is Not Going to Hit You on the Head. Unless it Does

A lot of factors make a disaster extremely unlikely No day counts as a good day when an eight-ton Chinese space station falls on your head. If you’re like most...

2,000 Year Old Human Skeleton Found On Antikythera Shipwreck

The remains of one of the ill-fated passengers aboard an ancient Greek ship that sunk in the Aegean Sea more than 2,000 years ago has been discovered among the wreckage....

Battery invented by accident has the ability to last for 400 years

Researchers Accidentally Invent A Battery that Lasts Forever Accidents’ happening in labs is not a good thing. But, what if that accident yields an unexpected...

Here’s How To Watch The Harvest Moon Eclipse Tonight

The harvest Moon eclipse is steeped in both folk tradition and scientific intrigue. If you’re in Europe, Africa, Asia, or Australia, you should be able to catch a...

DARPA wants an ‘Aerial Dragnet’ to monitor urban drone traffic

Somebody has to keep an eye on all these UAVs. Conventional air traffic might be tightly controlled and monitored, but even with the new FAA regulations, drones and...

Sept. 14, 1966 – View From NASA [Gemini XI ], 850 Miles Above the Earth

The western half of Australia, looking west, as seen from the Gemini XI spacecraft, 850 miles above the Earth on Sept. 14, 1966. Reaching this record-shattering altitude...