spiders

Meet RoboSimian, Your New Terrifying Robot Spider Overlord

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Sure, RoboSimian is based on the movement of apes. Right. Sure it is. Anybody got a large robotic shoe?

TIME TRAVEL

Before Hollywood Ruins Them: 14 Sci-Fi and Supernatural Scripts On The 2013 Black List

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This year's Black List, a ranking of executives' favorite screenplays of the year, is out now. Here are 14 that are relevant to our interests.

Valkyrie

NASA Reveals Their Android, Valkyrie, To The World

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Valkyrie looks like Iron Man's Mark VIII Armor, but it's actually NASA's attempt to revolutionize robotics.

#ANIMATION

It’s Business Time: Bret McKenzie Is Making An Animated Series About NASA

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Bret McKenzie from Flight of the Conchords -- sorry, we meant <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1204342/">Oscar winner</a> Bret McKenzie -- is developing an animated comedy series set in a NASA space center.

PARADIGM SHIFT

Gravity Reviewed by An Actual Rocket Scientist

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I <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/10/gravity-reviewcaptures-the-pants-shtting-vastness-of-space" target="_blank">reviewed Gravity</a> last week and loved it, but of course the only thing *I* know about rockets is the red one that comes out when I jerk off my dog.

#instagram

The NASA Instagram Account Is An Early Casualty Of The Government Shutdown

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NASA has shutdown its Instagram page due to the government shutdown. Now we won't have any pictures of space mixed in with all the food pics in our feeds.

water

Start The Reactor: A Surprising Amount Of Water Has Been Discovered On Mars

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NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover has discovered water in Martian soil, according to five papers from NASA scientists published in 'Science'.

#instagram

NASA Is Now On Instagram

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Good news everyone! NASA joined Instagram so now we can all enjoy lovely photos of the earthrise and earthset from space.

Space

It Looks Like NASA’s Kepler Telescope Has Come To The End Of The Road

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NASA's orbiting Kepler telescope may have found its final exoplanet. We say farewell in the most appropriate manner we know how.

#COVER SONGS

Hear An Amazing Cover Of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity,’ Literally Recorded In Space

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Commander Chris Hadfield recorded a cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" on board the International Space Station.

#Mad Men

Some ‘Mad Men’ Staff Writers Are Developing A Show About NASA In The 60s

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Rumor has it that some 'Mad Men' staff writers are developing a show about NASA in the 60s called 'Cocoa Beach.' Yes please.

PENIS DRAWINGS

There Is A Drawing Of A Penis On The Mars Surface

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NASA'S Mars Rover drew a penis on the surface of Mars. Good job, nerds.

YOUR MOM

Three More Exoplanets Discovered In The Habitable Zone, Including The Smallest One Yet

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NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered three more exoplanets in the habitable zone of their solar system to add to our growing tally.

THE SUN

The Sun As You've Never Seen It

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This extraordinary video looks back on the third year of operation of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Space

Why The World Didn’t End Yesterday

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NASA is so sure the world won't come to an end on Dec.

Space

Mercury Almost Definitely Has Ice At Its North Pole

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Recent thermal mapping and neutron spectrometer readings confirm the likely presence of several tons of frozen water buried at Mercury's north pole.

SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR

Space Shuttle Endeavour Is A Saucy Minx In The Links

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Today's links, featuring Space Shuttle Endeavour being suave, Felix Baumgartner's Pixar brother, and a kitten getting into a predicament.

your tax dollars at work

Want To See A Big-Ass Solar Eruption?

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NASA has assembled video of it. In multiple formats. And it's free.


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