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 …

Ants Are Space Exploring, Junk-Food Eating Anarchists

RSVP to our hangout with AsapSCIENCE and It’s Okay To Be Smart: How much do you know about ants? Here are some facts about these little guys that’ll blow your mind. Read More: Ants Hold Their Own Searching in Space “In 2014, the International Space Station (ISS) took on some unusual passengers: eight groups of …

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? …

Why Is Kissing So Much Fun?

There’s nothing like a good kiss. There’s also nothing like a bad kiss. But why do we kiss in the first place? It’s such an odd activity, yet 90% of all people do it. Laci joins Anthony in search of the answer. Read More: Kissing helps us find the right partner — and keep them …

Astronomers Made A Family Tree For The Stars In Our Galaxy

By studying the chemical makeup of stars, researchers have made a “family tree” for our sun and other stellar bodies. Why Are Most Galaxies Spiral-Shaped? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Mapping the family tree of stars “By studying chemical signatures found in the stars, they are piecing together these …