Category: Science News

How Darren Aronofsky Makes Earth Seem Unreal in ‘One Strange Rock’

The Earth is the most alien planet you’ve never seen. Watching One Strange Rock, the Nat Geo series directed by Darren Aronofsky that premieres tonight with the...

China’s First Space Station Will Reenter the Atmosphere in About a Week

China didn’t intend for the Tiangong-1 space station to last forever, but it also didn’t want the station to plummet into the atmosphere randomly. After China lost...

Scientists Detect Brightest Ever Fast Radio Burst

Humanity has made significant progress understanding the cosmos in recent decades thanks to amazing instruments like the Hubble Space Telescope. There are still some...

TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanets May Have Too Much Water for Life

The TRAPPIST-1 system seems at first to be a good place to look for extraterrestrial life. It has seven rocky planets roughly the same size as Earth, and some of them...

Astronaut’s Gene Expression May Be Permanently Changed by Year in Space

The effects of long-term space travel are still murky, but it’s something we’ll need to understand if humanity is ever going to take a trip to Mars and beyond. NASA...

Astronaut’s Gene Expression May Be Permanently Changed by Year in Space

The effects of long-term space travel are still murky, but it’s something we’ll need to understand if humanity is ever going to take a trip to Mars and beyond. NASA...

Astronaut’s Gene Expression May Be Permanently Changed by Year in Space

The effects of long-term space travel are still murky, but it’s something we’ll need to understand if humanity is ever going to take a trip to Mars and beyond. NASA...

Startup Nectome Wants to Back Up Your Mind, but First It Has to Kill You

It’s hard to pitch a product when part of the deal is that you will absolutely, 100 percent die if you become a customer. That’s an integral part of what Nectome is...

Startup Nectome Wants to Back Up Your Mind, but First It Has to Kill You

It’s hard to pitch a product when part of the deal is that you will absolutely, 100 percent die if you become a customer. That’s an integral part of what Nectome is...

Kepler Spots Potentially Habitable Super-Earth Orbiting Nearby Star

Spotting new exoplanets with NASA’s Kepler space telescope is nothing new. Google even managed to automate the process with machine learning. Just add them to the pile...