Friday, July 28, 2017

A giant dead whale appeared in Paris, but it’s not what it seems

The massive, bloated body of a dead whale isn’t the kind of thing tourists normally see when they’re walking along the Seine river in...

Watch a massive star die a fiery, explosive death

Of the many awe-inspiring sights in space, watching a star explode has to be one of the most impressive. When a large star meets...

Scientists in Oregon take first step towards ‘designer babies’ by editing human embryo DNA

The topic of editing human DNA is one that has led to heated debate within the scientific, research, and medical communities for some time...

Here’s how NASA will use jets to make next month’s solar eclipse last longer

For you and I, the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21st will be a pretty stunning spectacle — as long as the weather...

You’re not crazy – science proves talking to yourself is great for stress relief

Do you talk to yourself? If you don’t, and you’re stressed out, it might be something to consider. New research shows that, despite the...

First prototype of NASA’s deep space habitat will be made of recycled Space Shuttle...

Sending astronauts to Mars and beyond is something that’s definitely on the minds of both NASA and other space agencies around the world, but...

This is the new megarocket engine that will take astronauts to Mars and beyond

When researchers, scientists, and NASA itself talks about the possibility of sending astronauts on manned missions to Mars and other deep space destinations, it’s...

Science says money does buy happiness, but not in the way you think

You’ve probably heard it a million times, but the old adage that “money can’t buy happiness” might actually be completely false. A new study...

Elon Musk throws shade at Zuckerberg, says Facebook boss doesn’t understand AI

Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have a lot in common. Both were founding members of incredibly successful companies, are rich beyond measure thanks to...

New nanomaterial promises batteries that charge in seconds

Despite often annoying us with shorter-than-ideal lifespans and the occasional explosion, modern rechargeable batteries are actually quite remarkable, especially when you consider the power...