Space

The ISS HD Earth Viewing Experiment

Want to get away from it all? How about just relaxing and watching the world spin by from far above in the ISS. A new project to test how radiation can affect instruments gives us a chance to watch the world. The High Definitio...


Ring Around the Asteroid

Your move Saturn. Not so unique now are you? Rings Discovered Around an Asteroid for the First Time Scientists have discovered two dense and narrow rings around the asteroid Chariklo. This is the smallest object ever found to ...



Big Bang Boom – Podcast

Hooray for Science!!!! We talk: The Big Bang is now a fact god and religion blah blah poopy 10,000 Hrs of practice makes you Michael Jordan Because you believe it, doesn’t make it true Cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson = B...


The Earth Was Almost Sent Back to the Dark Ages in 2012 with a Solar Flare

A huge, gigantic, super big, ginormous…a really really big solar flare was blasted off the sun and flew right through the space Earth would have been if it was just a few days earlier. This flare would have knocked out o...



The Big Bang No Longer a Theory

When a scientist develops a theory they stop at nothing to prove or disprove this theory. An important part of that statement is that a scientist can actual say “oh well I guess I was wrong” and move on to test diff...


There is no Planet X

Oh sure it’s fun to get into these conspiracy theories. Especially ones that read like a Hollywood disaster movie. Planet X is said to be a rouge planet or a yet to be discovered planet in our solar system that is on such...



Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Fox and National Geographic have released the second trailer for Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, an epic follow up to Carl Sagan’s widely renowned space documentary series. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will hosts, prem...


Stephen Hawking Says There Are No Black Holes

“There is no escape from a black hole in classical theory,” Hawking told Nature News. Quantum theory, however, “enables energy and information to escape from a black hole.” Instead of an event horizon, Hawking̵...



Astronomers discover a massive asteroid that could hit us in 2032

Run for your lives!! Or walk if you want, we got plenty of time… Astronomers discover a massive asteroid that could hit us in 2032 from io9.com: Not only was it there, it was at the top of the recently observed list — a...


Hubble Images for the Blind

I love this story. Being a super fan of space images and especially the amazing images we get from Hubble, I often wondered what do blind people do. I am not sure what they did before but now scientist have developed a way to ...



400ft Wide Asteroid to Zip by Earth Jan 3rd

Every time one of these pop up we are reminded of just how fast it all could end. This asteroid was not even discovered until Dec 23rd. That shit you were gonna put off until tomorrow…get it done. From Space.com The space...


First Video From the Moon in a Long Long Time

China’s first moon rover ‘Jade Rabbit’ rolls to moon surface China’s first moon rover, Yutu, or Jade Rabbit, separated from the lander early on Sunday, several hours after the Chang’e-3 probe soft-...



King Kobra Kares (Video) Best Indiegogo EVER!

You want to fund an idea you can be passionate about? Do you trust us? Here are some things to do in this section: We are the Halfassed Podcast  We want you to be able to play in parks…safely! We think King Kobra Kares ...


Neil deGrasse Tyson vs. Young Earth Creationism

Neil deGrasse Tyson vs. Young Earth Creationism A fan reports that the Creation Museum cites an old, pre-Hubble discrepancy about the age of the oldest stars (18 billion years old) and the age of the universe (15 billion years ...



Objective Europa – A One-Way Trip to Jupiter’s Moon

Would you sign up for a trip into space to explore a distant moon? Sounds awesome right? What if this was a one way trip? You would never return to Earth and your mission might uncover nothing. There might even be a good chance...


NASA Astronaut Sees “UFO” Near Space Station (Video)

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy radioed Mission Control to report an ‘unidentified object’ floating outside the International Space Station on Aug. 19, 2013. Was it a UFO? NASA says no (of course!) They believe it was just an...





 
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