NASA HAS A WILD IDEA TO WEIGH ASTEROIDS WITH A SWARM OF MINI PROBES

Asteroids are all around us in space - but they're awfully difficult to weigh

JAPAN'S INTERSTELLAR TECHNOLOGIES GOES FULL THROTTLE TOWARD SMALL ORBITAL ROCKET

Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies is developing the main engine for an orbital rocket designed to carry 100 kilograms and...

 
 
 

THE GOLDEN AGE OF SPACE EXPLORATION: UNRAVELING THE MYSTERIES OF THE COSMOS

Scientists shouldn't be afraid to propose bold ideas about the search for alien life. Any publicity is good publicity if it gets more...

HOW TO BUILD A ROCKET IN 3 EASY STEPS

So you've decided you want a piece of the rocket-building action to call your own. Well, read on.

 
 
 

WILD! SCIENTISTS ARE WATCHING BABY TURTLES FROM SPACE

Thanks to technology that cosmonauts are installing on the International Space Station, scientists will get an extraterrestrial view...

AS THE PENTAGON MOVES TO STAND UP A SPACE FORCE, BUDGET FIGHT LOOMS

Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: "I think we have to be wide-eyed about the kind of resources" that would...

 
 
 

LASER 'LICENSE PLATE' COULD IMPROVE IDENTIFICATION OF CUBESATS

A technology using a tiny laser tracker could help resolve one of the major challenges involved with the launching of cubesats: identifying...

SPACEWALKING COSMONAUTS TOSS TINY SATELLITES FROM SPACE STATION

Two Russian cosmonauts completed a grueling, nearly 8-hour spacewalk today in which they conducted a range of science tasks outside...

 
 
 

SEE VENUS SHINE WITH JUPITER AND THE MOON THIS WEEK!

Planet watchers are in for a special show this week, as the bright celestial bodies Venus and Jupiter shine in the sky alongside the...

MYSTERIOUS X-37B MILITARY SPACE PLANE NEARS 1 YEAR IN ORBIT

The U.S. Air Force's X-37B miniature space plane has winged past 340 days of flight performing secretive duties during the program's...

 
 
 

SPACE WEAPON? US CALLS OUT RUSSIAN SATELLITE'S 'VERY ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR'

A Russian satellite that launched to Earth orbit last October has been behaving oddly, raising the possibility that the craft could...

IRON AND TITANIUM FOUND ON 'ULTRAHOT JUPITER,' AN EXOPLANET FIRST

For the first time ever, astronomers have found iron and titanium in the atmosphere of a planet outside the solar system. The exoplanet,...

 
 
 

EARTH HAS 'MINIMOONS,' AND THEY MAY SOLVE ASTEROID MYSTERIES

Earth has a habit of picking up, and later discarding, small companions called "minimoons," and they could help scientists solve the...

COULD SPACEX AND BOEING SPACESHIPS OPEN A NEW ERA FOR SPACE TOURISM?

NASA just announced its first astronauts for commercial crew vehicles. Other entities are courting the companies as well, hoping to...

 
 
 

'ASK A SPACEMAN' SERIES LAUNCHES WITH TRIP TO PLUTO

"Ask a Spaceman" is live for the first time on Facebook - and astrophysicist Paul Sutter jumps right into it with a trip to Pluto.

ON ULTRAHOT EXOPLANETS, WATER CAN FORM AT NIGHT AND DIE BY DAY

Water and liquid rubies may exist within the nightside clouds of distant Jupiter-like exoplanets, but they melt in the heat of the...

 
 
 

OMEGA CENTAURI IS A TERRIBLE PLACE TO LOOK FOR HABITABLE PLANETS

The globular cluster Omega Centauri hosts an estimated 10 million stars, but they may be too tightly packed to hold onto habitable...

STEP INSIDE SPACEX'S NEW CREW DRAGON SPACESHIP

SpaceX recently invited journalists to its headquarters here in Southern California to get an up-close look at the new Crew Dragon...

 
 
 

THIS 'STAR TREK'-INSPIRED SPACE STATION EXPERIMENT HELPS SCIENTISTS STUDY EARTH

Assimilate this! A beloved "Star Trek" Klingon character inspires real-life science on board the International Space Station.

YOU CAN WATCH TWO COSMONAUTS WALK IN SPACE TODAY: HERE'S HOW

Two Russian cosmonauts will conduct a 6-hour spacewalk today to launch small satellites and take care of a couple scientific tasks.

 
 
 



Google's ambitions for China could trigger a crisis inside the company

Google's ambitions for China could trigger a crisis inside the company

On Thursday afternoon, a critical meeting at Google was derailed by a handful of tweets. Employees who had been pressing top executives for answers about the company's plans to... Read more ...

Disney et Lucasfilm auraient un projet de spin-off Star Wars sur Tatooine

Disney et Lucasfilm auraient un projet de spin-off Star Wars sur Tatooine

Les films Star Wars se multiplient depuis le rachat de Lucasfilm par Disney. Il y a l'histoire principale, et les spin-off. Selon une source, l'un d'entre eux se déroulerait... Read more ...

DOJ asks Facebook to help it snoop on encrypted voice chats

DOJ asks Facebook to help it snoop on encrypted voice chats

The Department of Justice wants Facebook to give it access to encrypted voice chats as part of a criminal probe, according to a new report. The issue revolves around Messenger... Read more ...

Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion, hours after Elon Musk revealed his...

Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion, hours after Elon Musk revealed his struggles in an eye-opening interview

Tesla short sellers received a sizable payday, hours after The New York Times published an eye-opening interview with an emotional Elon Musk, the electric-car company's chief... Read more ...

Will you pick up the OnePlus 6T if it launches on T-Mobile?

Will you pick up the OnePlus 6T if it launches on T-Mobile?

OnePlus has been on a pretty consistent run over the years. Ever since the company launched its first smartphone, it has managed to find a soft spot for consumers willing to... Read more ...

New Google Chromecast appears in FCC with Bluetooth and stronger Wi-Fi...

New Google Chromecast appears in FCC with Bluetooth and stronger Wi-Fi connectivity

Google appears to be cooking up a new Chromecast, and while it may not look different on the outside, it's expected to have some internal improvements. An FCC listing has been... Read more ...

Storm Tale

Storm Tale

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The Best Game Deals For PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, And PC This Week

The Best Game Deals For PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, And PC This Week

Now that the week is well underway, it's a good time to take stock of the video game discounts that are live and handpick the best of the bunch. We've got all the best deals on... Read more ...

Amazon is reportedly working on a Tivo competitor

Amazon is reportedly working on a Tivo competitor

Bloomberg reports today that Amazon is reportedly working on a new device that'll record live TV with the goal of letting users play content back on their phones later. The... Read more ...

Eve Technology Eve V review

Eve Technology Eve V review

Our Eve V review looks at a crowdsourced detachable tablet that checks some boxes for its backers. Its delay in making it to the market holds it back in some areas, and Eve... Read more ...