Science

Total solar eclipse to happen in March

(Image by Williams College Eclipse Expedition – Jay M. Pasachoff, Muzhou Lu, and Craig Malamut) Busy on March 8th and 9th? Well, clear your schedule, my nerdy friends. We’re getting

The best 9 photos Scott Kelly has posted over #yearinspace

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is finally counting down his last days in space, which makes me so sad! Kelly has been in space for an entire year, documenting all of

Could we get to Mars in 3 days?

Spacecraft and technology are getting more advanced by the day, it seems like. But hey, I’m not complaining! One thing we’ve always struggled with is the amount of time it

No one drops beats like Tyson

It’s pretty obvious the Earth isn’t flat, right? I’m pretty sure that we learned this in the third grade. Well there may have been a few people that were absent

New discovery by LIGO proves Einstein’s theory

(Photo via www.extremetech.com) Huge news announced!!! The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (also known as LIGO) has just announced that Gravitational Waves have been discovered in space. This is a GAME CHANGER.

NASA/JPL issues free travel-inspired posters

Space fans, rejoice! NASA/JPL has issued a collection of travel-inspired posters depicting several planets and moons that the human race strives to reach one day. The collection of 14 posters

Tabby’s Star brightness may hint at aliens?

Twinkle twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are…..seriously what are you? This is KIC 8462852, also known as Tabby’s Star. What makes Tabby’s Star so interesting is that

The super simple guide to planet watching in February

For the entire month of February, we’re able to see five planets align in our sky! Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter can literally be seen from your balcony, patio,

Have we discovered gravitational waves?

Gravitational waves are ripples in space-time. They’re able to tell us why black holes, as well as other things like neutron stars and various other massive objects, warp time around

Gene editing approved in the United Kingdom

Image from Lucasfilm As of today, researchers from the U.K have announced that they have received approval on a license for experiments involving human genes. These experiments will be conducted

Some science-y (and not so science-y) themed Valentine’s gifts

That’s right. It’s finally February and you know what that means! Valentine’s Day is coming up! Woo – hoo! About half of you are either internally throwing up, or panicking

The best four ways to learn STEM quickly

Physics and science, in general, are a thing I personally think we should all have some knowledge of. Unfortunately, loads of people seem to think it’s way too hard for

Scientists have found a new planet in our solar system?

There’s been an astonishing breakthrough in the science community, as well as the general public recently. I got several texts of the same article. At that point, I finally decided

Exoplanets now have catchier names

My Very Educated Mother Just Showed Us Nine Planets This mnemonic device, or a variation of it, was taught to us back in grade school to help us remember the

Dyson Spheres potentially found in space?

In recent science news, there has been an anomaly seen in space around a star. Two theories have been formulated of what this could mean. One is that of Exo

Could New Frontiers go to Titan and Enceladus?

I am beyond ecstatic to learn about all of the amazing new discoveries coming from the world and universe around us. It seems as if these past few months there

Black holes may share their memories

Photo by NASA/ESA Hubble Black holes are nature’s ultimate garbage disposal. They are enormous regions in space that have such a strong gravitational pull that absolutely nothing can escape from

Two galaxies are slowly merging together

What’s cooler than two galaxies merging together? That’s right, nothing. In recent events, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope caught this picture of two galaxies coming together to become one. Have

Science Channel launches Science Presents DNews

With the popularity of its digital series DNews, Discovery-owned Science Channel has launched a new endeavor: Science Presents DNews. The minute long programming will air nightly at 9pm and will

Top five astronomy images of 2015

As we end come to an end of the year, I realized something. 2015 was an amazing year for science and space technology, from Blue Origins and their reusable rocket