A team of MIT researchers are suggesting that we could use a “dynamic orbital slingshot” to “rendezvous with interstellar objects” or ISOs. In other words, sending tiny satellites screaming through...
Officials from the U.S. Space Force announced that the military branch will launch a new mission on May 16 — and that it will be using the mysterious X-37B space plane to do so. The X-37B will be...
Thinking about making the switch to solar energy? That’s definitely a good idea. Sunlight is free. The energy produced by solar energy systems is clean and good for the whole planet. And of course,...
A new study by astronoemrs at the University of Pennsylvania found that there was no evidence for the existence of Planet Nine — a long-rumored ninth planet in our solar system that orbits the Sun...
The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program, an incubator for radically futuristic and otherworldly concepts, has awarded a Phase 1 grant for a Lunar Crater Radio Telescope (LCRT) on the...
In Basalt, Colorado, a new housing development is testing out a new way to generate and distribute electricity. Instead of relying on a plant somewhere to dole out electricity to their homes...
Everybody knows solar power is great in theory. Not only do they reduce your monthly utility bill, they’re also good for the planet, helping to reduce our collective dependence on non-renewable...
Quasar Tsunami New data from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope details what may be the most powerful phenomena in the universe: the “quasar tsunami,” a cosmic storm of such terrifying proportions that...
While the coronavirus outbreak is dominating the global news cycle, a team of astronomers at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered 139 planets orbiting just past Neptune, as detailed in a...
A team of Australian engineers is looking in an unusual place for the future of energy storage: uneaten fruit. One of the big challenges in converting a fossil fuel-dependent energy infrastructure...