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A stunning animation by a planetary scientist shows how huge our solar system is — and why that makes it so hard to depict
The planets are so far apart, and the sun is so big, that you wouldn't be able to see anything in an accurate model of the solar system.
There is no permanent dark side of the moon, and this simple animation by a former NASA scientist explains why
The far side of the moon and the dark side are not the same thing. This animation shows how one is constantly moving, while the other never changes.
Warp speeds in ‘Star Trek’ are achingly slow, and a simple animation by a former NASA scientist proves it
The animation shows how long it takes the starship Enterprise in "Star Trek" to reach Pluto at warp factors that break the known laws of physics.
An incredible video shows what we would see if the planets replaced the moon. But that would turn Earth into a volcanic hellscape.
The pretty sky wouldn't last long. If Jupiter loomed above, Earth would be a volcanic hellscape. If Saturn took its place, a moon would crash into us.
Earth is screaming through space at 1.3 million mph. A simple animation by a former NASA scientist shows what that looks like.
Earth orbits the sun, which orbits the center of the Milky Way galaxy, which is itself barreling through space.
A stirring new SpaceX animation of Starship launching shows how the rocket company plans to turn Texas into Earth’s interplanetary transport hub...
Following Elon Musk's presentation about SpaceX's Starship rocket, the company posted a two-minute video showing how it'd refill the system in orbit.
A terrifying new animation shows how 1 ‘tactical’ nuclear weapon could trigger a US-Russia war that kills 34 million people in 5 hours
"Plan A" is a hypothetical yet eerily plausible scenario imagined by nuclear weapons experts. It shows 91 million deaths and injuries in hours.
Here’s what Disney Plus, the company’s $7-a-month answer to Netflix, looks like when you open it for the first time
Disney Plus launches on November 12, for just $7 a month. If you're familiar with Netflix, you should have no issues navigating this new service.
Tim Cook says the suspected arson attack on a Japanese animation studio that left 33 people dead is ‘a tragedy felt far beyond Japan’
A fire broke out at Kyoto Animation's studio on Thursday morning, killing 33 people and leaving 36 people injured.
An incredible new animation shows where, when, and how astronomers found 4,000 planets beyond our solar system
Since 1992, astronomers have discovered thousands of new worlds in deep space, and some may be habitable. A new YouTube video celebrates that feat.