The famous tech dude behind Tesla and SpaceX told an audience at the Code Conference that his dreamed-of Martian colony would be run by direct democracy.
If only Mars had as many cows, swing sets, and ski lifts as the Tyroler Mountains.
"I hate Winnipeg" might be the most famous lyric written about my home city, but I can't help but think how the godawful winters helped make us eccentric weirdos.
Maybe humanity will get its shit together, maybe it won't, maybe this rock we call home will keep spinning for billions of years and this year, like all other, will be essentially meaningless.
This morning, Anonymous publish the details of around 1,000 alleged Ku Klux Klan members and sympathizers, VICE News reveals America's most militarized universities, NASA explains how Mars turned dry, and more.
Claudie Haigneré on inspiring young girls to join the next generation of astronauts, and whether there should be an all-female space mission.
We met America's rock-star astrophysicist to talk about the new season of his TV show, water on Mars, and the art of the sound bite.
The success of The Martian has increased public interest in NASA's mission to Mars, but so far it hasn't increased the amount of money Congress is giving NASA.
The film starring Matt Damon is the latest installment of an old genre that's all about problem-solving in the face of very intense problems.
The discovery of liquid water on Mars raises the possibility that human life may have come from the Red Planet.
Scientists aren't sure how much water there is or where it is originating, but there is water, by God, and water means life—both for potential alien species and for humans if we want to colonize.
This phenomenon, in which the brain recognizes objects in a field of visual noise, is called pareidolia.
VICE profiles Melissa Ede, a transgender taxi driver from England and a successful applicant to the Mars One project, which plans to relocate her to Mars in the year 2024.
An interview with Andrew Tunks, one of the finalists for Mars One's ambitious interstellar mission.
Dianne McGrath will go all the way to Mars to convince you to take food waste more seriously.
The only place in the Southern Hemisphere that monitored comets and asteroids just got closed down due to a lack of funding. Does that put the planet at risk?
In September, 2015, Danish citizen Andreas Mogensen will become the first of his countrymen to be shot into space.
Lord Martin Rees—Astronomer Royal and a professor of cosmology and astrophysics at the University of Cambridge—talks cyborgs, nuclear power, and the end of Darwinian natural selection.
Scientist Hari Mogosanu thinks moving humans to Mars is our best bet for protecting mankind against extinction.
Children in California exhibited polio-like symptoms, Australia banned a forgotten art film, the British government used webcams to spy on millions of people, and the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments issued a fatwa against Muslims…
It's been 37 days since Sgt. Baker and Sgt. Mallory landed on Mars. The two astronauts are charged with maintaining a data tower on the desolate red planet. Problem is, they have run out of things to talk about. Maybe they had interesting discussions duri…
I would like to donate my ova to NASA so that they can raise babies in a highly controlled environment, see how human physiology changes over time/in weird circumstances, and help us get on track to colonize Mars.
There may well be microbial life forms on Mars, yes. We may be polluting a pristine alien environment. But I say that, if they're there, let them fight for it. Let them go to war with the mighty water bears of Earth. I don't care any more. Space stations