What happens when you squeeze a wet rag in space? Find out!

What happens when you squeeze a wet rag in space? Find out!

The phrase ” It ‘s a small step for man, one giant leap for mankind ” transcends generations and different sounds familiar for young and old. That man could reach the moon was a dream that seemed unattainable and represented a recognition of the capabilities of human beings. People who, on July 20 1969 expectantly sat in front of the TV …

NASA May Have Found A Way To Get To Mars In 30 Minutes

NASA May Have Found A Way To Get To Mars In 30 Minutes

It may sound like science fiction, but scientists might have found a way to get us to Mars quicker than your morning commute. Researchers at NASA are developing a theoretical laser-based propulsion system, which it’s hoped will eliminate the need for fuel and could accelerate spacecraft up to 26 per cent of the speed of light – that’s a blistering 167,750,000 mph, Science.Mic reports. At that pace a small …

NASA admits there's 'a chance' that asteroid 2013 TX68 COULD smash into Earth

NASA admits there’s ‘a chance’ that asteroid 2013 TX68 COULD smash into Earth

NASA has dramatically changed its mind about the risks posed by asteroid 2013 TX68 , a 100ft-wide rock which is currently heading towards Earth. It said there was “a chance” it could plough into our planet next year when it makes another flyby. However, we are glad to report that NASA thinks the odds of a collision on September 28, …

SpaceX releases first interior photos of its astronaut-carrying spacecraft

SpaceX releases first interior photos of its astronaut-carrying spacecraft

SpaceX’s new Crew Dragon capsule may be reserved for astronauts traveling to and from the International Space Station — but now you can take a virtual tour of the vehicle’s insides. The company just released interior photos of the spacecraft, as well as a video showing closeups of its control panels and crew seats. The images offer our first glimpse …

Astronomers estimate 100 billion habitable Earth-like planets in the Milky Way, 50 sextillion in the universe

Astronomers estimate 100 billion habitable Earth-like planets in the Milky Way, 50 sextillion in the universe

Astronomers at the University of Auckland claim that there are actually around 100 billion habitable, Earth-like planets in the Milky Way — significantly more than the previous estimate of around 17 billion. There are roughly 500 billion galaxies in the universe, meaning there is somewhere in the region of 50,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (5×1022) habitable planets. I’ll leave you to do the math …

Apollo 10 astronauts heard mysterious 'music' on the dark side of the moon

Apollo 10 astronauts heard mysterious ‘music’ on the dark side of the moon

While orbiting the moon in 1969, the Apollo 10 team heard ‘weird music’ They were on the far side of the moon, so it couldn’t have come from Earth The team debated whether to tell NASA command back home  Recordings of the event were declassified in 2008, and will be played on Science Channel’s NASA’s Unexplained Files this month Apollo …

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Scuba Divers Find A Giant Orb In The Ocean. What Is It?!

While under water off the coast of Turkey, a group of divers encountered a translucent blob about the size of a car. The blob felt “very soft,” divers said, and appeared “gelatinous.” From afar, the mass looked almost invisible, but up close, the group spotted countless little dots floating in the 13-foot sphere. via GIPHY Diver Lutfu Tanriover, who captured …

Here’s How You Can Contribute to an Interstellar ‘Message in a Bottle’

Here’s How You Can Contribute to an Interstellar ‘Message in a Bottle’

Image Credit: University of Edinburgh/Paul Quast Researchers based in Edinburgh, Scotland are inviting individuals from around the world to contribute to a culturally-inspired, interstellar radio message that will broadcast from Earth into space for a centuries-long voyage to the North Star, Polaris. “A Simple Response to an Elemental Message” is a non-profit collaboration between the Royal Observatory of Edinburgh, the …

8 mysteries of World War II that remain unanswered

8 mysteries of World War II that remain unanswered

Although the Second World War has generated surprising findings , it is undeniable horror of the holocaust and conflicts that permeate the event. Furthermore, although many researchers and historians have tried to unravel the mysteries of a conflict that has marked the history of mankind, there are still many questions that remain unanswered. Below, you can see eight mysterious and …

The Internet Will Become Self-Aware When Aliens Wake It Up

The Internet Will Become Self-Aware When Aliens Wake It Up

Most people agree the internet is not consciously alive (though my two-year old daughter, who’s addicted to internet games, disagrees). Currently, the internet accepts inputs and is pretty good at producing outputs, depending on browser, apps, hardware, search engines, coding factors, and, of course, the people using it. The scary fact, though, is that on a long enough timeline, the …