Science

Suit Up with NASA as they celebrate 50 years of spacewalking

NASA will be celebrating 50 years of spacewalking, or Extravehicular Activity (EVA), this year. Throughout the year, they will be celebrating the accomplishments they have reached and their future projects. They will

Conan: Professor Brian Cox talks about Science, Scooby Doo, and Teleportation

I’m really digging the scientists Conan has on his show and giving his audience an education on science. He had child prodigy Tanishq Abraham telling Conan science jokes last month and astrophysicist

Self-aware Mario A.I. has been made, watch out Skynet!

Cyberdyne is the fictional company (which actually exists) from the Terminator series which created the A.I. software Skynet that eventually caused the machines to take over, but now the only A.I.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson is getting his own late night talk show!

With the reboot of Cosmos last year, Neil DeGrasse Tyson has been offered another television gig – a late night talk show. The National Geographic Channel will have Tyson host

Pinć VR: A Virtual Reality Headset that fits in your pocket

With the rise of the popular VR headset Oculus Rift and the endless applications it now presents, developers and companies have been searching for the ultimate VR tool to make

Mantis Shrimps can see cancer, scientists create Mantis Vision

So in the University of Australia, scientists have discovered that the Mantis Shrimp has compound eyes that allow it to detect healthy tissue versus cancerous tissue. Not to be outdone

Walking with Dinosaurs arena spectacular is a MUST!

Walking with Dinosaurs is a limited arena style show currently playing at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA (September 3-7 and then at Staples Center in LA from September 11-15) featuring full-sized

Space Launch System approved, we’re going to Mars

Hey, want to go to Mars? Well, in a few years you can…kind of. The Space Launch System is the most powerful rocket we’ve built yet. The spacecraft needed approval

SDCC 2014: A Rick and Morty interview

Rick and Morty is pretty much my favorite show, EVER. So when we got the opportunity to sit down and interview some of the masterminds behind it, I nearly cried.

Earth-like planet discovered – 16 light years away

Recently, a new planet was discovered. What makes it so special is the fact that it may be able to possess life. They’re calling it GJ 832c and it’s only 16

See Neil deGrasse Tyson speak in your city

My favorite astrophysicist announced that he would be touring to 6 different locations over the course of the next year. That is Neil deGrasse Tyson. He co-hosts StarTalk Radio with Bill Nye on YouTube, which

Silicon Valley’s math of optimal tip-to-tip efficiency a.k.a. j*rking off a lot of people

If you watched the season finale of HBO’s awesome show, Silicon Valley, then you might have seen one of the funniest and most memorable moments of the season. “We’re going to

Animatronic doll dancer will creep you out

Animated by artist Jordan Wolfson, this impressive robot was manufactured with a chassis that is fairly disturbing. Given a female body wearing lingerie, peppered with scorch-marks and wearing a wrinkled

What you need to know this week: Hermoine graduates, 21-year-old astro-genius, Brad Pitt attacked and more

Emma Watson Shares Cap and Gown Selfie On Graduation Day Emma Watson can add yet another credential to her already impressive resume: Brown University college graduate. The actress, 24, shared

What you need to know this week: Titanosaur, Django miniseries possibility, meteor showers tonight, and more

As heavy as 14 elephants, as long as 2 tractor trailers: Meet Mr. Titanosaur (CNN) — They may be the biggest boys on any block — any block, ever. In

Preview: National Geographic’s ‘Live from Space’

Tonight, March 14th, the National Geographic Channel will air the 2-hour event Live from Space, wherein viewers will get an inside look of what it’s like for astronauts to live in

Review: The premiere episode of Cosmos *SPOILERS*

Two and a half years ago, Fox announced it would air a new Cosmos series in Spring 2014. That lengthy wait came to an end last night with the premiere

New host for ‘Cosmos’, the state of orca shows in Calif., more hope for HIV cure and more you should know from this week

There’s been a lot of activity in nerd news this week, so much so that we didn’t have the time to talk about it here on Nerd Reactor. Here are

Through the Wormhole ‘Is God an Alien Concept?’ recap and review

Through the Wormhole is a science documentary series hosted by the beloved Morgan Freeman. Whether you loved his performance in Driving Miss Daisy, Shawshank Redemption, Bruce Almighty, or The Dark Knight Trilogy, he has become

Gravity conspiracy theories – sci-fi talk

Here yee, here yee. Guess what? I really didn’t like the movie Gravity. As surprising as this is, a lot of people disagree with my opinion. Well, maybe not a