When A Satellite Goes Missing, What Can We Do?

Space is big and easy to get lost in. When we lose contact with spacecraft, scientists have some complicated methods to find them again. The Bizarre Story Of The Very First Vaccine – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Get 15% off domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code SEEKER …

Getting A DNA Test Could Keep You From Your Dream Job

Genetic traits are already being used as selection criteria for some jobs, but do we really want DNA test results on our resumes? We Got Our DNA Tested, Here’s How It Actually Works – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Employees who decline genetic testing could face penalties under proposed bill …

The Bizarre Story Of The Very First Vaccine

Vaccines are everywhere nowadays, but how did they come about? Turns out, the story’s a lot weirder than you might think. Poop Can Teach You A Lot, But You Have To Look At It Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: BBC: Edward Jenner (1749 – 1823) World Health Organization: Frequently asked …

The Crazy Way Scientists Launch Rockets From Balloons

Large chemical rockets are needed to launch payloads into space from the ground, but could rockoons, rocket balloons, be a more efficient alternative? Pluto Could Be Made A Planet Again, Along With 102 Other Celestial Bodies – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Rockoon “The Rockoon (balloon-launched rocket) consisted of a …

We Found New Planets. No, You Can’t Live There

Everyone is freaking out about the discovery of 7 new potentially-habitable exoplanets, but is Trappist-1 really as good as it sounds? Pluto Could Be Made A Planet Again, Along With 102 Other Celestial Bodies – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: ‘Habitable’ Exoplanets Might Not Be Very Earth-Like After All “One …

Ocean Volcanoes May Hold Clues To Alien Life

Scientists think studying ‘extremophiles’ in toxic hydrothermal vents could teach us about potential extraterrestrial life. Why Does Deep Sea Life Look So Strange? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Get 15% off domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code SEEKER at checkout! Read More: What is a hydrothermal vent? …

When Did Environmentalism Become So Political?

When you think of environmentalism, does Richard Nixon come to mind? Scientists’ Crazy Plan To Refreeze The Arctic – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Special thanks to Matthew Morales for hosting this episode of Seeker! Check Matt out on Twitter: Read More: America‚Äôs Greenest Presidents “What do Theodore Roosevelt, Richard M. Nixon …