Watch NASA announce its new astronaut class live right here

By Mike Wehner Today, NASA will reveal its newest astronauts by formally introducing the 2017 astronaut class, and you can watch it happen live. The event, which will be...

There’s a giant hole on Mars, and scientists can’t figure out where it came...

By Mike Wehner Humans have now had rovers active on Mars for almost two full decades, which is enough time that we've learned plenty about the Martian landscape. We...

Scientists just discovered a planet so hot it might actually evaporate

By Mike Wehner Here in our own planetary system, humanity has spent the vast majority of its time studying planets that are rather chilly. Jupiter, Saturn, and even Mars...

Watch the International Space Station capture the SpaceX Dragon live

By Mike Wehner After a weather delay pushed back the launch of SpaceX's resupply mission to the International Space Station, NASA had to tweak its plans slightly, but after...

The Weather Channel is viciously trolling Donald Trump on climate change

By Mike Wehner When it comes to weigh in on climate change, the absolutely overwhelming number of scientific bodies that have declared it a very real, and very urgent...

NASA’s Hubble captures ‘vermin’ galaxy being super annoying

By Mike Wehner Usually, when astronomers, skywatchers, and space researchers are able to catch a glimpse of something in space it's cause for celebration — after all, the images...

Colossal crack in Antartica ice shelf about to drop state-sized iceberg into the ocean

By Mike Wehner With President Donald Trump announcing that the United States won't be joining a huge number of its allies in supporting the Paris Agreement on climate change...

If you’re hoping humans find evidence of life on Mars, scientists have some very...

By Mike Wehner Despite all of the breathtaking photos, video, observations, and scientific discoveries that have happened so far on Mars — thanks to probes, rovers, and the like...

Scientists just destroyed our dreams of a real Jurassic Park

By Mike Wehner Jurassic Park — you know, that silly little novel-turned-movie about mankind bringing dinosaurs back from the dead that made a measly $1 billion — is science...