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NASA Is Developing Warp Speed!

 

Apparently the Milky Way contains 17 billlllllion planets the size of Earth. Billlllllion. [Newser]
And NASA is apparently developing warp speed technology – yes, just like on “Star Trek”! — so we…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

How The Amazing Nerds At NASA Would Cook A Thanksgiving Turkey

Seriously, could NASA get any cooler? They’re landing rovers on Mars, mapping out the galaxy, and studying dark energy, all while rocking star-spangled mohawks. The folks over at Gizmodo were curious to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Please Yield To The Space Shuttle

This weekend, the streets of Los Angeles were graced with a sight much more spectacular than the usual gridlock as the Space Shuttle Endeavor was moved to its new home…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Watch This: NASA Is Sexy And They Know It

A couple weeks ago, a team of jet propulsion engineers landed a rover on the surface of Mars, the world caught a glimpse of Bobak Ferdowsi’s mohawk, and something very…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Obama Wants To Try Bobak Ferdowsi’s Famous NASA Mohawk

“I understand there is a special mohawk guy working on the mission. I thought about getting a mohawk myself but my team keeps on discouraging me. Now that he’s received…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Bobak Ferdowsi, NASA’s “Mohawk Guy,” Is The Best At Being A Meme

A lot of great things have come from Curiosity’s mission on mars: Further recognition of human ingenuity, the promise of a better understanding of our universe, some adorable fanart. And then…

The Mary Sue |

How To Watch This Weekend’s Perseid Meteor Shower

This Saturday — tomorrow! — night, the Earth will pass through a cloud of debris from the Swift-Tuttle comet, resulting in a fantastic display of meteors streaking across the sky…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

5 Things You Need To Know About Bobak Ferdowsi, AKA NASA’s Super Hot “Mohawk Guy”

So, how awesome was the successful landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars last night? As incredible as it was to watch space exploration happening live, we must admit we…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Good Morning From Mars!

Those badasses at NASA landed the rover Curiosity on Mars late last night/early this morning. Here’s its little wheel touching down. [CNN] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

The First Legit Extraterrestrial

Well, here it is folks. The first confirmed alien. It’s a strand of fossilized bacteria found in a meteor. Not what I expected ET to look like, but hey. NASA…

Ami Angelowicz |

Head To Space With Jockey’s New NASA-Approved Fabric

My grandmother always credited undershirts as the key to staying healthy in the winter, and Jockey seems to share her sentiments. The company is reinventing their products with a special…

Bianca Posterli |

Giant Freaking Space Rose

NASA is neat! With the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (or WISE), they’ve captured an image they’ve likened to a “cosmic rosebud blossoming with new stars.” The red-hot glow emanates from…

Erica Maxwell |

NASA Astronaut Love Triangle Pair Engaged

Remember back in 2007, when NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak drove 900 miles overnight while wearing a diaper so she could confront Colleen Shipman, who was messing around with Nowak’s maybe…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |

Oh, The Questions We Have For Female Astronauts

Space mission. Space station. Space junk. We’re proud of space-loving astronaut Megan McArthur, who’s on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis with six dudes. The ship’s mission is to repair the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Tweet Beat: It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s … The First Twitter From Space

When Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, it was a big deal. Now that we rocket astronauts through the ether all the time, it takes more than a launch for…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

NASA Considers Exploring Sex

Astronauts like to experiment. And recently there’s been push at NASA to start researching sex without gravity — everything from pregnancy to the pill’s potency to the effects of effing…

Simcha |

Space: The Final Frontier In Wedding Locations

If you’re having trouble finding a location for your wedding, you have a new option: space. Japanese company First Advantage and the U.S.-based private space flight firm Rocketplane Global announced…

Catherine Strawn |
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