Watch a Robot Explore 2100 Meters Below the Pacific Ocean, Live Right Now

Two robotic submersibles, or ROVs, have just plunged into the warm waters off the coast of Hawaii and are plunging 2100 meters to the sea floor to explore. And it’s happening right now, live. You can watch the squid swim by and visit this remote region that’s never been explored by humans. »8/11/15 4:17pm8/11/15 4:17pm


ISEE-3 Becomes A Spacecraft For All In Today's Lunar Flyby

Our plucky crowdfunded spacecraft has been getting into all sorts of productive mischief, from detecting a solar burst to worming its way into Google Chrome's interactive heart. Today ISEE-3 will be making its closest approach to the moon, and you can watch live with commentary from the project experts. »8/10/14 11:00am8/10/14 11:00am

Locating Reclaimed Spacecraft with the Deep Space Network

The 1970s ISEE-3 spacecraft is the target of the first-ever citizen scientist project to reclaim an abandoned spacecraft, crowdfunded in part by you. Now they're using the Deep Space Network to determine precise locational data, the first time the two have spoken since I carried change for pay phones. »6/19/14 12:12am6/19/14 12:12am

Strange Historic Photos From Antarctica and Other Kingdoms of Ice

Right now, a science expedition to Antarctica is trapped in ice, waiting to be freed so they can continue exploring. They're just the latest group of humans to venture into the unpredictable, frozen world of the South Pole and beyond. Here are some of the most incredible and awe-inspiring images from over a century of… »1/01/14 6:00pm1/01/14 6:00pm