The phenomenon where our brains find seemingly significant patterns in images or sounds has an actual name: pareidolia. Remember this one if you want to impress in your next round of Scrabble or trivia night.
With a distinctively science fiction flavor, composer/bassist Ben Allison's latest The Stars Look Very Different Today follows a Star Trekian path to "... boldly go where no man has gone before."
Jupiter is at maximum brilliancy, reflecting the greatest amount of sunlight straight back to us, and it's also visible all night, rising at sunset and setting at sunrise.
No one wears watches anymore. They've become as much of an anachronism as cursive handwriting whose death occurred in less than a generation. The nex...
Some of the stories that most need telling are not the big-ticket tales of human spaceflight and new exoplanet discoveries. For most people, it's the less flashy things that can mean the most in the lives of people right down here on Earth.
You might need a little more than just the sonospheric groove in the album, Intrepid Travels, in order to experience Sound Strider's out-of-this-wo...
In spite of what you may read in the media, for a majority of NASA employees, it is my feeling that the question has yet to have a valid answer.
Say good-bye to your former self and thank him or her for all you have learned. Welcome your BEST self in the new year and watch your dreams come to fruition!
So I'm not sure about you, but I don't think this idea of the universe as a hologram -- since I don't believe it -- is going to have much effect on my day-to-day life.
Yes, it is changing for good and obvious reasons. No, it is not changing, but it is occurring quite differently. How do we know? We are living thro...
You may catch it as you're commuting home or walking into the house. At first it looks like a plane but it doesn't move like a plane. It just glistens and when you stare at it long enough you will wonder, "Wow, what is that thing?
In recent years, there have been few space projects as exciting as the International Space Station, or ISS. Even though it is the 9th space station to take orbit, it is the first to house a full-time crew and a dedicated research laboratory.
Comet ISON is now two days away from a close encounter with the Sun, an encounter that it very well may not survive. On Thursday ISON will sweep around the Sun, clearing its roiling surface by as little as 800,000 miles. After Thanksgiving, one of three fates will have come to pass.
A small team at NASA's Ames Research Center has set out to "boldly grow where no man has grown before" - and they're doing it with the help of thousan...
Let's look beyond the repellant spectacle of politics in Washington to reflect on a president who rallied America to greatness and consider how we can bring his legacy alive in our generation.
Sure we all want to do good and make right as a global citizen, but who's got time? You've got like 20 new matches blowing you up on Tinder. All I'm saying is, pay attention to where you pay attention.