Tag "Space"

Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence create romance and fear among the stars in ‘Passengers’ trailer

“The Universe, so far as we can observe it, is a wonderful and immense engine; its extent, its order, its beauty, its cruelty, makes it alike impressive.” – Philosopher George

New exoplanet discovered that could sustain human life

In what is among the most fascinating extraterrestrial discoveries in the past few years, astronomers at the European Southern Observatory in La Silla, Chile have discovered an Earth-sized planet orbiting Proxima

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

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

New blue galaxy is answering questions about our galaxy

The best types of discoveries are those that help us to answer questions about our own galaxy. How did we get here? Why did we get here? Why was everything

Take an Orphan Black refresher course before the season 4 premiere

Orphan Black may be one of the greatest shows on television right now, but that honour comes at the cost of it also being one of the most confusing. This

JAXA loses contact with Hitomi telescope

This past year on February 17th, JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) launched its Hitomi X-ray observatory, an amazing telescope that can capture image emissions from black holes, hot gas in

Science related books you have to read

I’ve always encourage people to stock up on their science-related books. Although I do believe in a balance of all types of books of course (because books are awesome), we

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

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

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

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

Interested in science? We need you!

If you have yet to notice, we’ve been putting out a lot more science related articles and news. Well that’s because science is awesome, duhhhhh! But on top of it

JAXA’s Akatsuki probe to orbit Venus

This past Sunday, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA for short, sent up another Akatsuki probe ($300 million mission for a probe being sent into space to orbit Venus – the second

Do cancer cells slow down in space?

Let’s backtrack a bit – Could the cure for cancer be somewhere not in the same atmosphere as us? Is it possible to believe that the answer to this mystery

Physicist finds crash site on the moon

Let’s flash back to 1972. The Apollo 16 mission, the fifth NASA mission involving the moon, allowed astronauts to make their way up there and release their Saturn V stage 3

Astronaut Scott Kelly causes UFO controversy

We all know who Scott Kelly is. Well, we should know! Astronaut Kelly has spent more time in space than on Earth, it seems. Thanks to social media, we are

Top 5 Orphan Black season 3 moments

Warning: This article contains spoilers for Orphan Black. With the season three finale of Orphan Black less than a week away, it’s hard not to lament the impending loss of

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

Orphan Black renewed for third season

Rejoice, fellow Clone Clubbers; Orphan Black has been renewed for a third season! BBC America announced today that production on another 10 episode season will begin in Toronto in September,

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