Pluto Gets a Close-Up

What the New Horizon voyage tells us about Pluto.

NASA Sets Its Sites on Europa

NASA has decided on the nature and scope of a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, scheduled in the 2020s.

What Would Alien Life on Other Planets Look Like?

Predictions on alien life on other planets.

Watching the Twin Suns Rise on a Real-Life Tatooine

Twin suns, like the ones seen in Star Wars, may be more common than originally thought.

A New Engine Sends NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft on Its Way

Dawn spacecraft's mission to Ceres is made possible by a brand new ion engine that runs off individual atoms.
Black hole is shining bright red light in the distant cosmos

Scientists Discover Largest Black Hole Ever

Scientists recently discovered the largest black hole ever.

So You Want to Move to Mars?

A Dutch non-profit plans to send voyagers on a one-way trip to Mars

Is There Life on Mars?

Is there life on Mars? Probably not, but it's likely that there used to be.

A Universe Where Time Runs Backwards

Running out of time? Not in a universe where time runs backwards.