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What Do Panties Have To Do With The Universe? #astroSH Addresses Sexual Harassment In Science

January 27, 2016

#astroSH: Women in astronomy (and other sciences) speak out against sexual harassment. What’s #astroSH? In the shadows of the presidential campaign, which towers over all other news worthy topics at this time of year (every four years that is), there is a…

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Researchers Discover New Planet And Want To Name It….George? (VIDEO)

January 20, 2016

Of all the names that we could go with for a new Neptune sized planet that orbits even further away than the retired and crotchety Pluto, the California Institute of Technology research team that thinks they’ve discovered a new ninth…

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Hold Off On That New Car: Stephen Hawking Says Planet Earth Is Doomed

January 20, 2016

Stephen Hawking ponders artificial intelligence and the future of the human race. Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking’s excited about artificial intelligence and other technologies, but warns that what we do over the next 100 years will determine the fate of the human…

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These Exoplanets Just Got New Names…And They’re Awesome

January 18, 2016

Remember the feeling when Star Trek (whichever version of it you prefer) would come on TV and you’d be sitting there, eyes peeled wide open, waiting for the Enterprise to choose its next planetary destination to explore? That whole process…

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SpaceX Water Landing Planned For Mid-January

January 11, 2016

The holiday season is officially over, and Elon Musk’s SpaceX is wasting no time. Barely shy of a month after SpaceX’s historical rocket landing the private sector space technology company is attempting another first for the industry: a remote-operated sea…

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Why Your Cold & Allergy Medicine Doesn’t Work

January 7, 2016

Feeling Sick? Think Twice Before Reaching For That Over-The-Counter Cold Medicine. If you get a cold and decide to treat it with over the counter medicines, you may want to pay particular attention to the labels. Many active ingredients found in…

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Leading NASA Scientist Reveals New Research On The Mysteries Of Dark Matter

January 6, 2016

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Scientist, Dr. Gary Prezeau, discusses his new research on dark matter in an exclusive interview. What is dark matter? We don’t know exactly, because it is invisible and emits no light or radiation. but scientists like Dr.…

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‘Lemmium’ Would Honor Lemmy Kilmister’s Chemistry Stumping Liver, And A lot More

January 6, 2016

Here’s what we can say with complete certainty: unlike most scientific concepts which have some degree of unknown still attached to them even after years of evidence build-up, Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister was…is… a rock god. That being said, the recent change.org…

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Look Out Plutonium, You’ve Got Company! Periodic Table Now Has 4 New Elements (VIDEO)

January 4, 2016

What are these new elements, and who gets to name them? If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to name the next element discovered on the periodic table of elements… keep wondering. The team(s) responsible for the discovery…

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China’s Space Program Focuses On Discovering…Dark Matter?

January 2, 2016

While NASA accelerates its mission to Mars through a US Congress led omnibus spending bill, China is probing the broader questions like whether or not we can finally detect the elusive dark matter that so many physicists speak of. And…

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