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Without Noseless Mad Scientist Tycho Brahe, Astronomy Would Still Be In The Dark Ages

Without Noseless Mad Scientist Tycho Brahe, Astronomy Would Still Be In The Dark Ages

Tycho Brahe kept a drunken elk in his entourage, supposedly had an affair with the queen of Denmark, and totally changed our understanding of the universe itself.
NASA Cancels All-Female Spacewalk Due To Lack Of Properly-Sized Suits

NASA Cancels All-Female Spacewalk Due To Lack Of Properly-Sized Suits

The historic spacewalk was set to be the first featuring only women — and this isn't the first time NASA has been unable to provide suits for female astronauts.
The True Story Behind Project Blue Book: When The United States Government Actually Hunted For Aliens

The True Story Behind Project Blue Book: When The United States Government Actually Hunted For Aliens

For centuries, humans have wondered if they are alone in the universe. In the early 20th century, the US government set out to figure it out once and for all.
29 Out-Of-This-World Photos Of Mars To Blow Your Earthling Mind

29 Out-Of-This-World Photos Of Mars To Blow Your Earthling Mind

These amazing photos of Mars show just how varied — and not so alien — some of the terrain is on the fourth planet.
9 History-Making Photos Of The Moon’s Proverbial Dark Side

9 History-Making Photos Of The Moon’s Proverbial Dark Side

No country nor space agency has ever touched down on the far side of the moon — until now.
First Ever Plant Grown On The Far Side Of The Moon Dies

First Ever Plant Grown On The Far Side Of The Moon Dies

The experiment is intended to test whether life can be sustained on the moon in the long term.
25 Jupiter Pictures That Capture The Chaotic Beauty Of Our Solar System’s Largest Planet

25 Jupiter Pictures That Capture The Chaotic Beauty Of Our Solar System’s Largest Planet

These stunning Jupiter pictures, captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft, show the hidden beauty that lurks within the planet's chaotic storms.
New Discovery Confirms That Earth Has Two Other ‘Moons’ Orbiting It Made Completely Of Dust

New Discovery Confirms That Earth Has Two Other ‘Moons’ Orbiting It Made Completely Of Dust

They orbit Earth at the same distance as our known Moon, they're nine times wider than our planet, and we weren't even sure they were there — until now.
NASA Has Lost Priceless Space Artifacts Due To Poor Record-Keeping, Report Reveals

NASA Has Lost Priceless Space Artifacts Due To Poor Record-Keeping, Report Reveals

A new report conducted by NASA's Office of the Inspector General pointed out flaws in the agency's procedures regarding historical artifacts.
NASA Fixes Hubble Telescope Like Anyone Else Would — By Turning It Off And On Again

NASA Fixes Hubble Telescope Like Anyone Else Would — By Turning It Off And On Again

One of the telescope's backup gears, called a gyroscope, had been shut off for 7.5 years.
Spooky “Death Comet” That Looks Like A Human Skull Will Pass By Earth Right After Halloween

Spooky “Death Comet” That Looks Like A Human Skull Will Pass By Earth Right After Halloween

The asteroid is more than 2,000 feet wide and has been classified as potentially hazardous.