Category: Science

Curiosity Rover finds water in Martian soil

“Dirt sample reveals two pints of liquid water per cubic feet, not freely accessible but bound to other minerals in the soil” Curiosity Rover has made another fantastic discovery by identifying water in Martian soil […]

Popular Science is shutting off their comments thanks to right wing loons

Why We’re Shutting Off Our Comments A politically motivated, decades-long war on expertise has eroded the popular consensus on a wide variety of scientifically validated topics. Everything, from evolution to the origins of climate change, […]

NASA releases amazing photo of Voyager 1 traveling 12 billion miles away from Earth

From one pale blue dot to another. Voyager 1 may have turned off its cameras 13 years ago but it is still sending back radio signals to NASA scientists daily. NASA captured that radio signal […]

Pale Blue Dot; The last photo ever taken by Voyager 1 on Feb. 14, 1990

On Valentine’s day in 1990 Voyager 1 turned it’s cameras back towards the place it began its journey 12 years earlier and took one if its most famous photographs. After transmitting the image back to […]

Voyager 1 enters interstellar space, makes first recording of what it sounds like out there

After traveling through space for the past 36 years Voyager 1 has entered interstellar space. NASA held a press conference earlier today to make the announcement and give geeks around the world spacegasms. “Voyager has […]

Scientists discover first mechanical gear living in nature with the Issus Nymph

Scientists in the U.K. have discovered something completely unique about the tiny Issus Nymph. For the first time scientists have documented “gears” in a living organism being used as tool. The Issus uses the gears […]

Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the 1st episode of ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’

20 yrs ago today the 1st ep. of The Science Guy show aired on PBS. I'm still so grateful for the opportunity. Let's cont. to #ChangeTheWorld — Bill Nye (@TheScienceGuy) September 10, 2013 Two things […]

New research shows that Voyager 1 may have left the solar system a year ago

The Voyager 1 spacecraft launched in 1977 on a mission to Jupiter and Saturn. Since then it has given us some of our first detailed photos of both of those planets. It also passed by […]

Congressman Steve King says that climate science is more of a “religion” than science

Here’s Steve King talking about how he “proved” to Alan Colmes that we live in a Christian nation with a very bizarre dog killing analogy If you’ve never heard of Steve King you should Google […]

Two drunk scientists come up with idea to save all human knowledge in DNA

As with most great ideas, like calling your ex at three in the morning, more than a few beers are usually involved. It would be interesting how many ideas that once seemed outlandish and then […]