British Scientists Find Alien DNA in Orbit
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 19, 2013 under News, Science, Space
You probably won't see this bit of news on the mainstream media tonight, and if you do the anchors will be mocking the scientists and laughing at them. But it looks like a group of British scientists have discovered organisms in high Earth orbit that aren't from this world. Even bigger, they found DNA. The report comes from the more.
NASA Announces Voyager Has Reached Interstellar Space
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 12, 2013 under News, Science, Space
In an announcement that's been expected for quite a while, NASA JPL has officially confirmed that the Voyager spacecraft has entered interstellar space. NASA got the first hints that Voyager was nearing the boundaries of our solar system last June. The agency announced the development today via a press conference and launched a site ded... more.
Elon Musk Becomes Tony Stark and Designs a Rocket
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 5, 2013 under News, Science, Tech
Recently, Elon Musk announced that he has created a way to design a rocket engine for SpaceX by moving his hands in the air; just like Tony Stark in Iron Man. Today he released a video showing off how they can design an engine from wireframe concept all the way to nearly the final thing just by moving their hands in a 3D virtual environment. The funny thing about this is that Tony Stark in the ... more.
- The Internet Freaks Out Over Three-Year Old Triceratops Story 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 3, 2013 under News, Science
Kaiju Washes up in Persian Gulf
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on July 29, 2013 under Pics, Science
Time to get that Jaeger program started! These images of a strange creature that washed up in the Persian Gulf were posted to imgur. It definitely looks like a Kaiju. Maybe this is just the first wave? ... more.
NASA Releases Images of Earth from Saturn
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on July 23, 2013 under Pics, Science, Space
On Friday, NASA pointed the Cassini probe that's orbiting Saturn back to Earth to take a picture of Sagan's "Pale Blue Dot". The images are awesome, especially the one with Saturn's rings above the blue dot. You can check out all of the pictures, in full resolution over on JPL's site here. ... more.
The 66th Anniversary of the Roswell UFO Incident
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on July 8, 2013 under News, Science, Space
If you hit Google this morning, you may have noticed their awesome doodle on the front page. Instead of just being an animated image, it's actually a point and click adventure game with a little alien looking for pieced of his crashed UFO. This was done because today is the 66th Anniversary of the Roswell UFO Incident. Well, technically the crash everyone associates with Roswell happened o... more.
4K Resolution Trailer for IMAX Space Documentary ‘In Saturn’s Rings’
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on July 4, 2013 under News, Science, Space, Videos
There was a time that IMAX theaters were only used to show science and nature documentaries. Back then, the IMAX platter could only hold a limited amount of film, which made longer movies not possible to show on the format. That's why there were edited-for-IMAX versions of Apollo 13 and Attack of the Clones created in the early 2000s. While the Apollo 13 edit is available on DVD, Lucasfilm never r... more.
Three Potentially Habitable Planets Found in One System…
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on June 26, 2013 under News, Science, Space
The search for life on exoplanets may have just got a huge shot in the arm, as scientists have found a solar system that has three planets in the habitable zone. And unlike previous exoplanets that were discovered with Kepler, this system is very close to us; only about 22 light years away. Space.com has the announce... more.
Neil deGrasse Tyson on Star Trek vs. Star Wars
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 15, 2013 under News, Science, Space, Star Wars
On the eve of the new Star Trek movie release, Business Insider went to Neil deGrasse Tyson and asked him which scifi franchise he liked more; Star Wars or Star Trek. Naturally, with Star Trek's more realistic take on science he preferred that version: "I never got into Star Wars," Tyson tells us. "Maybe because t... more.