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You Call This Going To Space, Jeff Bezos?

By now you know that Jeff Bezos is headed to space next month. Space: The Ultimate Mistress™. Now, when I heard about Bezos’s plan to rocket up into the sky, the first thing I thought about was that it would be funny if his spaceship malfunctioned and a breached nitroglycerin line found its way up […]

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Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos talks about his 'Blue Origin Space Program' during a keynote session at the Amazon Re:MARS conference on robotics and artificial intelligence at the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 6, 2019. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Is Lightning A Fraud? Sadly, Yes [Update]

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Please, Brood X Cicadas, I Beg You, Shut The Fuck Up

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A cicada, screaming endlessly.

It Is Not Yet Tomato Time, Blasphemers

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A very tiny green baby tomato on the vine

Terrifying New Record Achieved In Humanity’s Quest To Manufacture A Literal Star

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The EAST tokamak.

Leave Tardigrades Alone!

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A tardigrade looks pleadingly at the camera.

Do Not Fear To Behold The Majestic Lake Creature

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A lake creature bobs to the surface of the lake at Quail Hollow Golf Course.

Could This Farting Bug With “Senator” In Its Scientific Name Release Me From This Waking Nightmare? An Investigation

Senators Week
A lovely little Green Jewel Bug.

Barkeep, A Glass Of Your Finest Chemolithotroph Peepee, If You Please

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Picture taken on January 15, 1937 at Palm Springs showing a bartender mixing a cocktail under water in a swimming pool. (Photo by - / ACME / AFP) (Photo by -/ACME/AFP via Getty Images)

Could A Jeep-Mounted Zion Williamson Roundhouse-Kick My Head Off? An Investigation

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A doodle of Zion Williamson kicking my head off from the hood of a speeding Jeep.

To Truly Appreciate The Elon Musk Tunnel Footage, You Must Hear It Set To Music

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A single Tesla sedan drives through a tunnel

Imagine The Awesome Face-Annihilating Powers Of The Antimatter-Freezing Laser

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The ALPHA experiment.

If Scientists Are To Use Tokamak Rockets To Send Man To Mars, They Must Agree To Use My Face As The Launch Pad

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Fatima Ebrahimi of PPPL and an illustration of her proposed "plasmoid rocket" concept.

Which Teams Will Be The First Lost To Climate Change?

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JULY 01: Construction continues at Allegiant Stadium, the USD 2 billion, glass-domed future home of the Las Vegas Raiders on July 1, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Raiders and the UNLV Rebels football teams are scheduled to begin play at the 65,000-seat facility in their 2020 seasons. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Boston Dynamics: Robot Cop Dog Should Not Be Used To Intimidate

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Spot competes at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Showcases Cutting Edge In Artificial Intelligence

Truck Ugly

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The Telsa Cybertruck is on display at the recently reopened Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California, July 1, 2020. - California Governor Gavin Newsom announced July 1, 2020 that the state would be shutting down indoor operations for restaurants, zoos, museums and several other sectors effective immediately due to concerns over the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)

An Epidemiologist Explains The Challenges Of Vaccinating A Neurotic Nation

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A patient receives a COVID-19 vaccination on February 4, 2021 in Federal Way, Washington. Swedish Medical Center held a mobile vaccination clinic at the Pacific Islander Community Association of Washington to serve racial and ethnic minority groups disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

Go To A Miami Heat Game If You Want A Dog To Tell You Whether You’ve Contracted A Deadly Virus

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virus-sniffing dog

The NBA’s Vaccine Decision-Making Doesn’t Need To Be So Complicated

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver waits to speak at the Los Angeles Lakers championship ring ceremony before the season opening game against the LA Clippers at Staples Center on December 22, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

No Points For Guessing That Elon Musk’s Miami Traffic Solution Is Dumber Than Shit

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