Will We Ever Cure Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States, right behind skin cancer. While it largely affects women, it can also occur in men. Fortunately, thanks to awareness, early detection, and research, survival rates have increased but there’s still a lot we’re learning. So how far have we come […]

This Indestructible NASA Camera Revealed Hidden Patterns on Jupiter

Here’s this planet with all these incredible storms going on. It’s that awe when you’re confronted with something that’s completely natural, no human had any hand in it. I think it gives you a sense of the power of nature. One of the most resourceful digital cameras to ever travel beyond Earth is capturing hidden […]

Modeling Our Climate

When we need to study something in science that is too large or complex to easily work with, we’ll often make a model of it in order to recreate it in a simpler way. You might not realize it, but we actually use models all the time in our everyday lives. They can be static […]

NASA Administrator Talks Training, Future Missions with Newest Astronaut Class

[ ♪♪♪ ] [ ♪♪♪ ] [ ♪♪♪ ] [ APPLAUSE ].>>>LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THANK YOU FOR WATCHING. WELCOME TO WATCH THIS SPACE. I’M THE HAS AN ADMINISTRATOR JIM BRIDENSTINE. THE VIDEO YOU JUST WATCHED WAS A VIDEO OF SOME OF AMERICA’S FINEST AND, IN FACT, SOME OF CANADA’S FINEST. THESE ARE OUR NEW GENERATION […]

How Long Could You Survive on Other Planets?

As far as we know, Earth is the only place in our solar system where humans can survive without a spacesuit. So if we ventured outside the cushy confines of our home, how long would we live on the other planets? Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun, is actually not the hottest of the […]

How Could We Get To Mars In Only 28 Hours?

Hey there! Welcome to Life Noggin. Everyone always wants to get to Mars. Unfortunately, the journey would be a long one, taking hundreds of days of travel with our current technology. Well, what if we could shorten that time to only a matter of days by throwing away our spaceships and using something that’s already […]

What If We Nuked The Sun?

Imagine, if you will, a world without conflict. Peace reigns supreme across all continents, no more fighting, no more killing. Doesn’t that sound nice? Food and drink for everyone, a place to live for all. Utopian, sure, but it is nice to think about! But there’s one big problem with a world like that: all […]

How Large is the Universe?

The universe has long captivated us with its immense scales of distance and time. How far out does it stretch? Where does it end, and what lies beyond the star fields and the streams of galaxies that extend as far as telescopes can see? These questions are beginning to yield to a series of extraordinary […]

Video file: NASA InSight Solar Array Deployment Test

Okay, the reason we’re sending InSight to Mars is to measure the structure and composition of its deep interior and use that information to better understand how planets form–including the Earth. One of the things we’re gonna be doing this afternoon is installing the name chip on the spacecraft so this is the chip that […]

NASA’s Challenge to 3D Print Future Habitats on Mars

Right now, you’re looking at renderings of human settlements on Mars. These designs were part of NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge, a 4-year long competition aimed at engineering homes for another planet. The brightest architects and engineers from across the globe put their skills to the test, culminating this year in a nail-biting finale. Two […]