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20 Things You Must Do in Space

20 Things You Must Do in Space

By Becky FerreiraApril 10, 2014

Three years back, the UN declared that April 12 would  be known as the International Day of Human Spaceflight. Talk about a...More  →

What the Heck is a Super Earth?

What the Heck is a Super Earth?

By Swapna KrishnaJanuary 9, 2014

Super Earth. Just the name sounds pretty awesome. But Super Earths are actually a thing and have been in the news lately....More  →

Science Fact or Science Fiction: Space Edition!

Science Fact or Science Fiction: Space Edition!

By Vadim NewquistDecember 16, 2013

Welcome to Science Fact or Science Fiction, a little game that will test both your knowledge of science trivia and your ability...More  →

NASA Invests in the Future of Space Hotels

NASA Invests in the Future of Space Hotels

By Scott GreenstoneJanuary 18, 2013

Space real estate is happening, people. This week, NASA contracted Bigelow—a commercial real estate company—to build them new inflatable habitats to replace the...More  →

Astronomers Discover Tatooine!

Astronomers Discover Tatooine!

By Scott GreenstoneSeptember 4, 2012

For years, scientists have been saying that planets with two suns—like Tatooine from Star Wars—could never exist. Most scientists argued that the...More  →

ROCKET TALK: Science News Awards

ROCKET TALK: Science News Awards

By Becky FerreiraAugust 6, 2012

Watch as Becky Ferreira runs down the top science news stories of the week, AND wants to hear from you Masterminds about...More  →

REVIEW: Cosmos Episode 2, One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue
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REVIEW: Cosmos Episode 2, One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue

By Becky FerreiraJuly 25, 2012

Welcome back to the Cosmos review series! Today, we're taking on the second installment: "One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue." For all...More  →

A Tribute to Dr. Sally Ride, 1951 - 2012
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A Tribute to Dr. Sally Ride, 1951 - 2012

By Swapna KrishnaJuly 24, 2012

Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, was taken from us today at the much-too-young age of 61...More  →

The Short and Sad History of Pluto, the Ex-Planet
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The Short and Sad History of Pluto, the Ex-Planet

By Swapna KrishnaJuly 23, 2012

Pluto's kicked the bucket. It's shuffled off its mortal coil, run down the curtain, and joined the bleeding choir invisible. Pluto IS...More  →