space invaders

Why Not?: Send A Text Message To Aliens

HelloFromEarth.net is a website where you can submit text messages to be broadcast to Gliese 581d, a planet 20-light years away that may or may not support...
August 13, 2009

MacBooks Made With Space Technology

Here's video proof MacBooks are made with space technology. Now I don't want to ruin it for you, but I'm going to anyways: they are among us....
June 27, 2009

Sure, Why Not?: Growing Plants On The Moon

Paragon Space Development Corporation, a NASA subcontractor, has decided to take a stab at growing plants in a specially designed greenhouse on the moon. THE MOON! The...
May 1, 2009

Rare Quadruple Moon Transit On Saturn

Will you look at that -- four of Saturn's moons (from left to right) Enceladus, Dione, Titan, and Mimas, all transiting its face at the same time....
March 18, 2009

Woops: Two Satellites Crash Into Each Other

Two satellites in earth's orbit recently crashed into each other and caused a huge mess. "Cleanup in outerspace aisle 4!" Great, right when I was about to...
February 12, 2009

ISS Orbiting Toolbag Filmed From Earth

Remember last month when a NASA toolbag accidentally floated off into space during a repair to the International Space Station (if not, video after the jump. Skip...
December 8, 2008

U.K. Launches (Teddy) Bears To (Near) Space

The University of Cambridge, in cooperation with a bunch of school kids, ballooned four teddy bears to 30,000 meters. Because, I mean, why the hell not? A...
December 5, 2008

Space: Screw It, It's Just A Vacuum-y Landfill

Space: Our vacuum-y landfill to the north, south, east, and, uh, left. A 1,400-pound (635-kilogram) ammonia tank burned up over the Pacific Ocean late Sunday, more than...
November 4, 2008

This Is What Would Happen...

If a large meteor hit earth because Superman is dead or we couldn't blow it up like in that movie Armageddon which totally did not make me...
September 4, 2008

Pretty F'ed Up: World Trade Center Invaders

French-American artist Douglas Edric "Asshat" Stanely "Steamer" has this game on display right now at the '08 Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany. Stanely says that the exhibit...
August 21, 2008

Space Invaders Decals A Hit With, Well, Me

So Space Invaders is celebrating its 30th anniversary and there's a new game coming out. Now what better way (besides getting a themed tattoo and legally changing...
April 24, 2008

New Space Invaders Game Coming To Wii

A new Space Invaders game (Space Invaders Get Even) is coming out for the Wii later this year. Instead of trying to fend off the pesky bastards,...
April 14, 2008