What Can The Most Powerful Satellites Really Do?

Space
How powerful are satellites up in space right now? What can they do to help us on Earth?

The Most Dangerous Stuff in the Universe

Space
Inside neutron stars we can find the weirdest and most dangerous substance in the universe: Strange matter. What is strange matter, how dangerous is it and what can it tell us about the origin of the universe?

Under the Dark Skies

Space
National Geographic partnered with the International Dark-Sky Association to provide families with a true ‘dark sky’ observatory experience, free from the artificial light prevalent in city and suburban communities.

How Do You Survive Being Trapped In Space? ft. William Osman

Space
William Osman and Blocko are trapped on the international space station for this episode of Deblocked! How do you survive trapped in space?

How Captain Marvel Survives in Space

Space
Carol Danvers received a plethora of powers when she hybridized with the Kree space aliens, but her most extraordinary is the ability to survive in space.

Three ways the universe could end

Space
Our universe started with the Big Bang, but how will it end? Explore cosmologists’ three possible scenarios: the Big Crunch, the Big Freeze and the Big Rip.

Building a Marsbase is a Horrible Idea: Let’s do it!

Space
Humans love to explore. Strangely enough even horrible places – like Mars. Let’s see how building a Mars base could work and how insanely nerve-wracking exactly it would be.

Uranus 101 | National Geographic

Space
Uranus is a planet beyond convention. Find out why it boasts the coldest temperatures in the solar system, what phenomena caused the unique tilt of its axis, and the curious origin of the planet's name.

Spinning Black Holes

Space
A pulsing black hole in the centre of a distant galaxy sheds light on black hole and galaxy formation. How fast are black holes rotating and how does that rotation change over its life-span?

Spinning Black Holes

Space
A pulsing black hole in the centre of a distant galaxy sheds light on black hole and galaxy formation. How fast are black holes rotating and how does that rotation change over its life-span?

Aliens under the Ice – Life on Rogue Planets

Space
Out in the vast coldness of outer space, there are planets that travel alone through darkness without the boundaries of a system. Here’s how this can happen – and why these frozen deserts might secretly harbor alien life.

End of Space – Creating a Prison for Humanity

Space
Space travel is the most exciting adventure for humanity, but in an irony of history we may stop ourselves from going into space the more we do it.

Five Firsts for Mars InSight

Space
Mars InSight will be the first to detect seismic activity on Mars’ surface, first to measure rate of heat transmitted from interior, first to dig nearly 5m down, first to measure magnetic fields on Mars’ surface, and first to use a robotic arm to place instruments on the surface of Mars (assuming it lands of course…)

What’s the smallest thing in the universe?

Space
If you were to take a coffee cup, and break it in half, then in half again, and keep carrying on, where would you end up?

What is Farthest Away?

Space
The edge of everything used to be the edge of the map. But now, thanks to what we know about astrophysics and the universe, the edge of everything might not even exist…

How far would you have to go to escape gravity?

Space
Every star, black hole, human being, smartphone and atom are all constantly pulling on each other due to one force: gravity.

ZERO-G Challenges of a Trip to Mars!

Space
When I got offered the chance to fly in another #zeroG plane, I jumped at the chance.

What If The Sun Disappeared For One Month?

Space
What if the sun goes out right now?

Could the Earth be swallowed by a black hole?

Space
From asteroids capable of destroying entire species to supernovae that could exterminate life on Earth, outer space has no shortage of forces that could wreak havoc on our planet.

How We Could Build a Moon Base TODAY

Space
Did you know that we could start building a Lunar Base today?

What If You Never Washed Your Hands?

Space
Do we need to wash our hands all the time?