A joint European and Russian space mission - the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) - has left for Mars to study methane and other rare gases in the Red Planet's atmosphere, and drop a lander on its surface.
I was first introduced to Hoverboards while watching Casey Neistat’s daily vlogs on YouTube. I thought, “Wow. That’s pretty cool!” and started searching online to purchase one myself. When I looked at
Ripples in the fabric of space, called gravitational waves, are careening across the universe, right through everything and everyone. Scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory
Photographer Berenice Abbott started Changing New York – her grand project to document NYC – in 1935, capturing shops and buildings before they were torn down. The photos are held in the archive of the
That's not the only bonus, however, according to NASA astronaut Andrew J. Feustel. "The other wonderful thing about this job is the opportunity to go and talk to people about what we do — especially kids,"
Pablo Carlos Budassi details the difficulties of fitting the entire universe into one field of view. Behold, the entire known universe in one field of view. This map, created by musician Pablo Carlos has
The American Museum of Natural History in New York has a new inhabitant: one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered. Meet the titanosaur: How did they get the 122-foot dino in the door? It wasn't easy.
“As soon as she could grasp a crayon,” a toddler began collaborating with her artist mom. Many parents hope their kids develop an interest in areas like debate, science or software design. But Canada-based
Sean O’Kane: At The Verge, we look at a lot of really crazy stuff that’s going to happen in the next 30, 40, 50 years: self-driving cars, electric cars, private space companies, maybe even private space
I was teaching a third-period science class on April 12, 2004, when I got the phone call from NASA I’ll never forget. Soon I’d relocated to Houston, Texas, close to the Johnson Space Center, to begin to
Surfacing from his performance-art piece last week, "All My Movies," in which the actor took over one screen at New York's Angelika Film Center and allowed anyone to come in for free and watch all 27 his
Many parents look at their teenage boys glued to their games consoles and computer screens and worry about their future. The mothers of Henrique Dubrugras and Pedro Franceschi aren't worrying any more.
Because we all need this. October 29 is Bob Ross' birthday. The late painting instructor, famous for his storied, 11-year run as the host of "The Joy of Painting," would have turned 73 years old in 2015,
As of today, Scott Kelly now officially holds the record for the longest consecutive amount of time spent in space by an American astronaut. The previous record holder was Spanish-American astronaut Michael
If you've ever written and actually enjoyed the experience, if you've ever allowed yourself to become lost in the dream of the story you are telling so much that you temporarily forget what time it is,
Thanks to Finnish artist Jirka Vtinen, we can now confirm that Disney's cartoon villains would look just as scary in real life. In honor of Halloween, the illustrator decided to expand his portfolio of
We can't see it or feel it. But as Lisa Randall says, dark matter may explain a lot about our universe--including the dinos' demise. As every astronomy buff knows, dark matter is pretty elusive stuff.
Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across
The 9,200 high-resolution images posted to the Project Apollo Archive were taken during every manned mission to the moon, both on the way there and back. These aren't just photos of the moon's surface
You've never seen the Moon like this The process, perhaps unsurprisingly, was an extremely long one according to Kipp Teague, who runs the Project Apollo Archive. "Around 2004, Johnson Space Center began
There are plenty of phone cases that turn your smartphone into a game controller, but how about an app that lets you play games in your computer’s Web browser? Airconsole is a website that syncs your as
The microwaveable analog Rocketbook saves paper, discourages snoops, and backs up your handwritten documents to the Cloud. Whether you’re concerned about your paper waste, you don’t want coworkers snooping