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MIT researchers discovered a way to move objects as heavy as a great white shark with your bare hands. Take a look.
MIT researchers debuted a concept at TED 2019 that allows people to move massively heavy objects by hand.
The Hubble telescope spotted an asteroid that has grown two tails — and scientists think it’s ripping itself to pieces
A 2.5-mile-wide asteroid called Gault was discovered in 1988, but it may not exist as we know it for much longer. The space rock is spinning apart.
The first day of spring is finally here — for about 90% of us. Here’s why equinoxes mark the changing of seasons.
The spring or vernal equinox happens at 5:58 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Here's how Earth and the sun work together to change our seasons.
Stephen Hawking died 1 year ago today. Here are 15 of the most remarkable and memorable things he ever said.
Stephen Hawking, who prodded the mysteries of black holes and inspired the masses, left behind remarkable insights before he died on March 14, 2018.
Earth’s air supply may reach nearly 400,000 miles into space — so far that the moon constantly flies through it
Our planet's gases reach so far into space that they envelope the moon. The discovery could help astronomers refine deep-space observation data.
Elon Musk says SpaceX is developing a ‘bleeding’ heavy-metal rocket ship. Making it work may be 100 times as hard as NASA’s most dif...
SpaceX is building a steel launch system called Starship for the moon and Mars, but some aerospace experts say Elon Musk's new design won't be easy.
A ‘ridiculous’ yet simple animation by a NASA scientist shows how long it takes light to reach Pluto. If you plan to watch it, take a day ...
A scientist at NASA animated how long it takes light to travel from the sun to Pluto. The six-hour movie shows just how slow light-speed can be.
The world’s oldest Nobel Prize winner, a 96-year-old physicist, says his new invention will give everyone in the world clean, cheap energy
At 96, Nobel Laureate Arthur Ashkin is the oldest person to ever be awarded a Nobel Prize. But he says he's not done working yet.
The speed of light is torturously slow, and these 3 simple animations by a scientist at NASA prove it
A scientist at NASA animated how long it takes light to travel around Earth, to the moon, and to Mars. The movies show just how slow light can be.
NASA needs a reliable supply of plutonium-238 to power ambitious space missions, so the US government built a special robot to help make it.