Stunning Time-Lapse Video Shows Beauty of Our World

We live in a beautiful world, and Reid Gower wants to make sure we know it. Gower spent six months creating this beautiful time-lapse video, shot in five U.S. states…

How to Watch Tonight’s Blue Moon Online

Night sky observers around the world will have the chance to see a special full moon — one that has been dubbed a “blue moon” — on Aug. 31. But,…

New Methane Detection Tool Could Boost Search for Alien Life

An artist’s concept of a small planetary system. Astronomers using data from NASA’s Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets…

Biggest Threat to the Economy Could Come From Outer Space

Imagine waking up just after midnight to a sky so bright you swear it must be early morning. Imagine seeing the Northern Lights as far south as Cuba or Hawaii.…

Look Up: Milky Way Galaxy at its Best in July

It’s possible that most people on Earth have never seen the Milky Way, the galaxy in which we live. The Milky Way used to be a part of every human’s…

See Carl Sagan’s Childhood Vision of Space Exploration

Carl Sagan’s passion for astronomy made him one of the most respected and celebrated space geeks of the 20th century. The science legend’s enthusiasm for exploring worlds beyond our own…

Cat in a Fish Bowl Inspires an out of This World Photoshop Battle

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How Aliens Are Dealing With the Government Shutdown

While furloughed employees may seem to be getting the brunt of the government shutdown, our neighbors to the north are also feeling the backlash — and by north, we mean…

Warp Drive May Be More Feasible Than We Thought

A warp drive to achieve faster-than-light travel — a concept popularized in television’s Star Trek — may not be as unrealistic as once thought, scientists say. A warp drive would…

See the Rare Photo of Neil Armstrong on the Moon

There is only one photograph of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon, and in it, he has his back to the camera. The first man to set foot on a…