Donald Trump refused to definitively say he will accept the November election result, Tesla will make all its new cars self-driving, support for legalizing marijuana has reached a record high, and more.
Trump and his allies say the election is already rigged, the FBI is investigating the firebombing of a Republican HQ in North Carolina, WikiLeaks dumps more Clinton campaign emails, and more.
"We have set a clear goal vital to the next chapter of America's story in space."
It's not clear if the actor was truly serious about leaving our little rock behind, but a Revenant reboot filmed on the barren space tundra would be pretty sweet.
Nine people were killed and 40 more were injured in Chicago gun violence over the weekend, LAX was evacuated after police received false reports of gunshots, the US accepts its 10,000th Syrian refugee, and more.
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.