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Elon Musk should invent space warp drive, Neil deGrasse Tyson says

It sounds like the famed astrophysicist would rather Elon Musk spent less time thinking about Cybertrucks and more time making Star Trek real. → Read More

SpaceX, NASA finally set date for critical Crew Dragon launch-emergency test

SpaceX must ace a practice capsule escape before it can ferry NASA astronauts to the ISS. → Read More

Baby Yoda has an important safety message for you, drivers

Parents, follow the Mandalorian's example and tuck your own Baby Yodas into car seats. → Read More

John F. Kennedy assassination bullets preserved as detailed 3D models

The ammunition fired from Lee Harvey Oswald's rifle recalls a dark chapter in American history. → Read More

Scientists create FrogPhone to dial-a-frog in the wild

Researchers ask themselves, "Why make so many nighttime pond visits when you can pick up a FrogPhone instead?" → Read More

Amazon posts (then pulls) teaser trailer for The Boys season 2

The Boys won't be toning down the violence for season 2. → Read More

This cool OLED Star Wars Coke bottle sports a glowing lightsaber

Coca-Cola Singapore stakes a claim for most awesome Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker merchandise. → Read More

NASA spots rare cloud formation that looks like a white rainbow

You know about jet streams. Now see what a jet streak can do. → Read More

NASA's daring asteroid mission is trying to find a landing spot on Bennu

The team even asked citizen scientists for help finding the perfect landing site on the asteroid strewn with giant boulders. → Read More

NASA finally closes in on touchdown spot on messy, rocky asteroid Bennu

The team even asked citizen scientists for help finding the perfect landing site on the asteroid strewn with giant boulders. → Read More

D.C. Fontana, Star Trek writer who helped bring Spock to life, dies at 80

The writer left an indelible mark on the Star Trek universe and helped blaze a trail for women in sci-fi. → Read More

NASA delays Boeing Starliner test flight to ISS due to rocket issue

The International Space Station will have to wait a couple of extra days before meeting Boeing's Starliner for the first time. → Read More

'Cat whisperers' are real and they can read feline faces

Some sensitive humans can feel out cats' emotions through their facial expressions. → Read More

NASA discovers shattered remains of India's doomed moon lander

We now know the final resting place of the Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander that crashed into the moon in September. → Read More

Mars at dawn: This NASA Curiosity rover image will enchant your heart

The Curiosity rover gifted us with a gorgeous look at a new day dawning far, far away. → Read More

Underwater loudspeakers could help restore damaged coral reefs

The sweet sounds are enough to convince young fish to move into the neighborhood. → Read More

Those Thanksgiving-wrecking winter storms sure look serious from space

Satellites are watching the bomb cyclone and other winter storms smack the US ahead of the holiday weekend. → Read More

Interstellar comet Borisov gets the close-up glamour shot it deserves

Our visitor from another solar system is taking on an eerie appearance as it warms up from the sun. → Read More

NASA's goofy Super Guppy plane delivers Orion moon capsule for testing

NASA doesn't just have nifty spacecraft. It also flies one of the world's wildest airplanes. → Read More

Elon Musk's Tesla Cybertruck drives snarky Lego response

"Guaranteed shatterproof," says Lego Australia. → Read More