Space

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Please Let the Giant Skull Asteroid End Us All

Bring it on.
River Donaghey
10.4.18
Australia Today

A Giant Meteor Exploded Over Perth Last Night

The photo makes it look like the moon, but it was actually a lump of rock "airbursting” in the upper atmosphere.
Gavin Butler
8.29.18
Space

NASA Announces the First Astronauts Who Will Fly in the SpaceX Dragon

On Friday, NASA debuted the teams that will pilot America’s two commercial spacecraft: Boeing's Starliner and SpaceX's Crew Dragon.
Becky Ferreira
8.5.18
Australia Today

This Weekend We’re Getting a Blood Moon and the Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century

Hold onto your butts people: the moon is going crazy.
Wendy Syfret
7.23.18
wildfires

The Arctic Is on Fire, and You Can See it From Space

More than 50 wildfires are burning in parts of Sweden inside the Arctic Circle, according to the European Space Agency.
Alex Lubben
7.22.18
ALIENS

The Total Skeptic's Guide to 'the World's Largest UFO Convention'

Ignore, ignore, and ignore until you can't ignore anymore.
Brian McManus
6.20.18
Space

A Black Hole Has Been Shredding a Star Twice the Size of the Sun for 10 Years

Astronomers have been watching the full fallout of a tidal disruption event for years.
Becky Ferreira
6.15.18
News

A Huge Asteroid Missed Earth on Sunday and No One Saw it Coming

It was the closest miss in recorded history.
Julian Morgans
4.17.18
overview effect

Families Tell Us Why They Decided to ‘Bury’ a Loved One in Space

Celestis is the first and only private company to have successfully launched a memorial spaceflight.
Frank White
4.16.18
Space

We Talked to the Flat Earther Who Took to the Sky in a DIY Rocket

“Before the launch, some girl threw her pair of panties inside of the rocket. They're hanging on my wall right now.”
Mack Lamoureux
3.30.18
Space

Government Documents Reveal That for a While, Canada Took UFOs Seriously

The year was 1967 and the Canadian government was super into aliens.
Mack Lamoureux
3.8.18
mental health

Is an Urban Legend About Meteors Causing People to Kill Themselves In Indonesia?

The myth of the pulung gantung still holds a powerful, and deadly, sway over the people of Gunung Kidul.
Shinta Maharani
2.22.18