This Is Not What Space Looks Like

Amazing images of the far reaches of the universe are everywhere, but are they accurate? What does space really look like? Yes, Apollo Flew Through the Van Allen Belts Going to the Moon – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – We got nominated for a People’s Choice Webby! That means, you can help …

How Salt Might Be The Key To Finding Life on Mars

In our ongoing search for liquid water on Mars, scientists are now thinking that salt might be the key! How will salt change the game? Amy Shira Teitel joins DNews to discuss the history of searching for life on Mars, and how we plan on looking in the future! Follow Amy on Twitter: Subscribe To …

This Invisible Light Shows Us What Our Eyes Can’t See

Infrared light is all around us even though we cannot see it. Find out how this invisible radiation impacts our everyday lives. Everything Scientists Could Learn By Looking At Your Skull – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: What Are Redshift and Blueshift? What Wavelength Goes With a Color? Infrared Telescopes …

Why Gravity Fluctuates on the Moon

We need gravity: it anchors us. But the gravity we experience on earth is very different from the gravity on the moon, and both, it turns out, can fluctuate due to a number of things! Looking at new research announced by NASA, Trace upends our notions of gravity. Read More: NASA’s GRAIL Mission Solves Mystery …

What Does It Sound Like On The Surface Of Venus?

There is no sound on space, but there is on other planets. Find out what it may sound like to visit Venus. A collaboration video with the 20k Hertz Podcast. Music provided by Musicbed. Subscribe to 20k Hertz – Listen to full Space Episode of 20k Hertz – Check out the 20k Hertz playlist – …

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 …

The Hunt For A Second Earth

NASA’s Kepler telescope was launched to find other planets just like earth– and now, scientists think they may have found not just one, but three! Trace shows us where they are in the solar system and why the discovery is so important. Read More: “Kepler: A Search For Habitable Planets” “10 Remarkable Exoplanets” “From a …