Category: Science News

Pink Ice in the Alps Could Signal Acceleration of Climate Change

For decades, climate scientists have been tracking troubling changes in glaciers around the world. These massive bodies of ice shift and flow under their own weight, but...

A Rare, Ultra-Bright Star Has Disappeared Without a Trace

Stars can do a lot of things. They can get warmer, expand, explode, and even collapse into a black hole. They can not, as a rule, simply disappear. However, that’s...

NASA Is Running Out of Time to Launch Perseverance Rover After Latest Delay

Curiosity has been exploring Mars for years, and NASA has been planning its successor for almost as long. The Perseverance rover is nearly complete, but NASA has been...

MIT Designs Robot That Eliminates Coronavirus With UV Light

The United States is currently experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases as states begin dropping restrictions and allowing businesses to open once again. With people...

CERN Plans New Particle Collider 30 Times More Powerful Than LHC

The Large Hadron Collider is the most advanced and complex machine ever built by humanity, and it’s allowed us to study the inner workings of the universe in...

We Might Be Able to Stop Killer Asteroids By Tethering Them Together

Earth has been in the crosshairs of dangerously large asteroids in the past, and it will be again. The impact of such objects has historically led to mass extinctions,...

NASA Loads Sample Return Containers Into Perseverance Mars Rover

NASA’s Perseverance rover is almost ready to set off on its journey to Mars, but there are a few pieces of equipment still being integrated with the robot. For...

Astronomers Detect Eerie Green Glow on Mars for the First Time

The red planet is looking a bit less red today, but that might be a good thing. European Space Agency (ESA) scientists operating the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) have snapped...

Where Is the Metaverse to Help Us Through the Pandemic Era?

(Credit: Viaframe/Getty Images)The COVID-19 pandemic has given us all the first clear picture of what working from home is really like. Many fear that this could be the...

NASA Awards Launch Contract for Water-Hunting Lunar Rover

For the first time in years, NASA is gearing up to send humans to the Moon. The agency’s Artemis program aims to have boots on the Moon by 2024, but those boots will...