Science

Scientists release 800-million-year-old air

Scientists from Brock University in Ontario have just announced that they have been collecting air samples that have been trapped within tiny rock bubbles. The difference between this air and

NASA is sending a probe straight towards the sun

NASA has been working on assembling a probe that will get closer to the Sun than ever before. The Solar Probe Plus will be sent out to explore the Sun’s

A dwarf planet has been discovered behind Neptune

“The icy worlds beyond Neptune trace how the giant planets formed and then moved out from the Sun. They let us piece together the history of our Solar System. But

Juno sends back its first picture of Jupiter

The Juno spacecraft, currently orbiting Jupiter, has sent back its first picture of the planet. This image was taken on July 10th when Juno was approaching its orbit at 4.3

Improve your grip with Robogloves

While listening to NPR on my drive to work the other day, I heard a really interesting fact about our generation. New research has shown that we have significantly less strength

C2H6O Science #2: The Possible Future

In this week’s episode, the team discusses possible futures for humanity. We talk about where we could be in 500; 10,000; or even 1,000,000 years. Will we even still be

Let’s celebrate the Juno orbit with a game

We all know that today is the Fourth of July, but even better, Juno comes into orbit with Jupiter today. Awhile back, we talked about how close we were getting

Juno approaches Jupiter’s orbit

Tonight, July 4th 2016, the Juno Spacecraft will arrive at Jupiter. As the spacecraft approaches the Jupiter, it will fire up its engines for a bit, eventually using them as

Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience – From the Big Bang to the future

For those who enjoy the beauty of our universe and want to experience it on IMAX, the new science film, Voyage of Time, should be on your radar. A new trailer has

How long will we exist? C2H6O Science!

There are so many questions we ask as humans on a daily basis, that question our entire existence. On top of that, we tend to ask ourselves things like: “Will

Two new dinosaurs discovered here in the United States

Researchers have discovered two new species of Ceratopsian, both discovered right here in the United States. The first species, Machairoceratops cronusi, was found in a mudstone from the Wahweap Formation

Get ready for Juno to reach Jupiter

This year for us science nerds, the fourth of July isn’t going to entirely be about the independence of America and eating food outside in hot weather while watching fireworks.

Scientists light fires in space

Scientists from NASA’s Glenn Research Center just performed a really “HOT” experiment (see what I did there). The Saffire-I Experiment, a convenient play on words for “Safe Fire,” is a

Sunspring: A sci-fi short written by an AI, starring Thomas Middleditch from Silicon Valley

Thomas Middleditch of the show Silicon Valley stars in a new sci-fi short called Sunspring. The first time I watched Sunspring I had no idea what was going on or

Time to update your Periodic Table

The Periodic Table has once again updated its fine variety of Elements, this time by adding 4 new Elements that have been recently discovered. The International Union of Pure and

Lab Wars: A card game made by actual scientists!

Introducing Lab Wars, Scientific card game made by actual scientists! Lab Wars is a science-themed card game, where you and 3 of your closest friends race to build a lab

Is the universe one massive cell? Plus, check out our new science show!

Have you ever contemplated the entire universe being one massive cell with endless walls and possibilities? It’s sort of a weird thought, I suppose. But let’s take all of these

China will soon launch the first Quantum Satellite

China has been working on a project to launch the world’s first Quantum Satellite. By turning messages quantum and sending them to their satellite in space, this could mean a

Crops have been successfully planted in simulated Martian soil

If you have seen the movie The Martian, then you probably remember the part where the astronaut Mark Watney (played by Matt Damon) needs to plant potatoes using soil from

The best nerdy toys for the month of May

Although the month of May isn’t completely over yet, that doesn’t mean I haven’t picked out my absolute favorite nerdy related toys for the month so far. As the months