Scientists considering possibility of life on TRAPPIST-1 planets get some terrible news

By Mike Wehner The search for life beyond our Solar System is a slow, tedious process that involves identifying suitable stars, searching for planets in the habitable zone around...

KFC is selling an actual meteorite for $20,000… and it’s the shape of a...

By Mike Wehner There are lots of rocks floating around out in space, but when they find their way to Earth they suddenly become extremely valuable as collector's items....

Want to feel tiny? Watch a sunspot dwarf our entire planet

By Mike Wehner It's always a good idea to start of your day with a reminder that nothing you do probably even matters in the grand scheme of things....

Moon Express wants to one-up SpaceX and Blue Origin with regular moon visits

By Mike Wehner When it comes to commercial space travel, the biggest names in the game right now are Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin, but a...

This augmented reality projector just needs a lightbulb socket

By Mike Wehner With all the biggest names in tech dabbling in some form of augmented reality — and with Apple finally jumping in and making it easier than...

Astronomers just discovered the smallest star ever

By Mike Wehner We typically think of stars as colossal balls of fusion-driven fire that absolutely dwarf everything else, but researchers just made a discovery that offers a slightly...

Study suggests coffee helps prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and much more

By Mike Wehner Once upon a time, people used to think that coffee would stunt your growth if you drank it as a youngster. In more recent years, coffee...

NASA’s Jupiter orbiter captures breathtaking shots of Great Red Spot

By Mike Wehner NASA's Juno orbiter has been cruising around Jupiter for some time now, and it's already sent back some jaw-dropping sights, but if there's one feature of...

Scientists warn of ‘biological annihilation,’ say mass extinction event is currently happening on Earth

By Mike Wehner When you hear the term “mass extinction” you probably imagine something like the space rock that smacked Earth and led to the demise of the dinosaurs,...