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An incredible animation by a planetary scientist shows how fast each planet spins by putting them in one giant globe
Jupiter's Great Red Spot zips around 2.4 times faster than Earth, while Venus spins so slowly you can't tell it's moving backwards.
Billionaires plan to launch tens of thousands of new satellites. Experts are working hard to ensure this doesn’t lead to a disaster that ends hu...
Experts worry that debris orbiting Earth could lead to a "Kessler syndrome" domino effect that cuts off human access to space for hundreds of years.
There is no permanent dark side of the moon, and this simple animation by a former NASA scientist explains why
The far side of the moon and the dark side are not the same thing. This animation shows how one is constantly moving, while the other never changes.
Coin flips aren’t actually random. An app called Universe Splitter is, though — here’s how it works.
Though common wisdom says the outcome of a coin flip is random, it isn't. Physics can predict whether a quarter comes up heads or tails.
The moon has been drifting away from Earth for 4.5 billion years. A stunning animation shows how far it has gone.
The video shows how the moon reached its current position after starting as an orb of molten rock and magma hovering just above Earth.
The autumnal equinox happened at 3:50 a.m. ET on September 23, 2019. Here's how Earth and the sun work together to change our seasons.
A popular Reddit thread about an "atomic cigarette lighter" seems true. In 1952, the physicist Ted Taylor used a nuclear blast to ignite his smoke.
A ‘spooky’ effect of physics that Einstein couldn’t believe has been photographed for the first time
The image may not look like much, but it shows a strange property of the universe called quantum entanglement.
The sun has likely bleached them all white and at least partly destroyed their fragile fibers, making them tattered and unrecognizable.
MIT researchers discovered a way to move objects as heavy as a great white shark with your bare hands. Take a look.
MIT researchers debuted a concept at TED 2019 that allows people to move massively heavy objects by hand.