Space & Earth

X-37B
Secret Shuttle Launch: X-37B Has Mystery Mission [VIDEO]
Dec 11, 2012 12:56 PM E
The X-37B is not a secret spacecraft, the government isn't denying that they're sending one into space today. What they're not saying is why.
F-16
F-16 Engines Stolen From Israel Defense Forces; An Inside Job?
Dec 10, 2012 11:42 AM E
Eight F-16 jet engines were stolen from an Israel Air Force Base. Israel Defense Force suspects an inside job.
Proton Rocket
Russian Rocket Fails After Officials Announce Its Success
Dec 10, 2012 11:27 AM E
A Russian rocket carrying a communication satellite for a European space agency failed in the final stages of its launch, leaving the satellite several thousand kilometers off its intended orbit. The mission was declared a success before word of the failure reached officials.
spacex
SpaceX Awarded 2 Missions From Air Force, Company Will Return To Space
Dec 09, 2012 16:40 PM E
NASA has seen better days. It's ridiculously underfunded thanks to President Brack Obama's plant to cut funding to the organization, but thankfully, the free market has once again show why it can inspire greatness from the American people. SpaceX—a privately owned spacecraft and rocket manufacturer and launcher—is best known for being th...
Apocalypse Ark
Apocalypse 2012: 'Noah's Ark' Prepared For Doomsday By Lu Zhenghai Of China
Dec 07, 2012 21:59 PM E
Fearing the Mayan prophesy of the end of the world, Lu Zhenghai built an Ark in response to the approaching apocalypse.
Martian Greenhouse
Growing Vegetable On Mars? China Prepares Ecosytem On Mars And Moon
Dec 07, 2012 17:52 PM E
China scientists aim for a Martian ecosystem. Is this the first step to extraterrestrial colonization?
Nefertiti the Space Spider
Space Spider Dies in D.C. After 100 Days On International Space Station [VIDEO]
Dec 06, 2012 11:22 AM E
Nefertiti, a Johnson Jumping spider, died of natural causes at a Washington D.C. museum after spending 100 days in space. She was sent into orbit as part of a student-inspired science project.
Martian soil
Mars Curiosity Rover: Did NASA Discover Organic Compounds In Soil Sample? [VIDEO]
Dec 03, 2012 14:56 PM E
NASA reveals the very first complete analysis of Martian soil. Read on to learn what the Curiosity rover has found.
Guatemala City Sinkhole
Ohio Sinkhole Size of 4 Football Fields; 4 Other Deeper Sinkholes [VIDEO]
Nov 30, 2012 17:10 PM E
Ohio's newest sinkhole is shaping up to be one the biggest on record. But there are four other sinkholes that go much, much deeper.
Polar Ice Melt
Polar Ice Sheets Melting Faster, Threatening East Coast [REPORT]
Nov 30, 2012 14:37 PM E
A comprehensive study in the journal Science has confirmed that polar ice sheets are melting and contributing to an overall rise in global sea levels. On the East Coast, sea levels are rising three times faster than average.
Quasar blast
Quasar Blast: Largest Blast Ever Recorded Is 2 Trillion Times The Power Of The Sun
Nov 30, 2012 12:13 PM E
Quasars are mysterious formations theorized to be "galaxy creators." Scientists discover a quasar 100 times the size of our Milky Way galaxy.
Sohae Launch Facility
North Korea Rocket Launch: Country To Possibly Launch Next Week; Do They Really Have The Technology?
Nov 30, 2012 10:03 AM E
International tensions mount as North Korea is prepping for a rocket launch. A North Korea rocket launch has never exceeded 800 miles. Will that change?
Water Ice deposits on Mercury
Water Ice on Mercury: NASA Findings Change How We Look For Life
Nov 29, 2012 15:49 PM E
The discovery of water ice on Mercury by the MESSENGER space probe is changing the way NASA scientists look for life throughout our solar system. Today's announcement confirmed a more than 20-year old theory about the presence of water ice in Mercury's craters.
The enormous vortex
Huge Saturn Vortex: Cassini Probe Captures Swirling Storm [PHOTOS]
Nov 29, 2012 13:29 PM E
A 15,000 mile storm was photographed by the Cassini space probe as it passed over a huge vortex on Saturn's north pole. The photos are just the latest in a series of important discoveries made by the eight-year-old probe.
Follow iScience Times
us on facebook RSS
 
us on google
 
Most Popular
INSIDE iScience Times
Do Dolphins Get High? BBC Cameras Catch Dolphins Chewing On Pufferfish Toxins
Do Dolphins Get High? BBC Cameras Catch Dolphins Chewing On Pufferfish Toxins
How Many Ways Can You Tie A Tie?
How Many Ways Can You Tie A Tie?
Ribbon Of Charged Particles At Solar System's Edge Acts Like A Wind Sock For Interstellar Magnetism
Ribbon Of Charged Particles At Solar System's Edge Acts Like A Wind Sock For Interstellar Magnetism
How to Turn Your Tap Water Faucet  Into a Coffee Spout [VIDEO]
How to Turn Your Tap Water Faucet Into a Coffee Spout [VIDEO]
Coolest Science Photos Of 2013: From Blobfish To Two-Headed Shark, Comet ISON To Mars Selfie
Coolest Science Photos Of 2013: From Blobfish To Two-Headed Shark, Comet ISON To Mars Selfie
This Is A Scientifically-Proven Rock-Paper-Scissors Winning Strategy (But If Your Opponent Uses It Too, It's A Draw)
This Is A Scientifically-Proven Rock-Paper-Scissors Winning Strategy (But If Your Opponent Uses It Too, It's A Draw)