"I need a drink."
She settles into a new space.
Scientists thought a "swarm of megastructures" in the cosmos may have been created by aliens, but a new paper debunks that theory.
There's still no sign of alien life, but that hasn't stopped researchers from looking for the past 50 years.
The more we rely on technology, the more vulnerable we are to the sun's unpredictable wrath.
The gang's leader has garnered media attention before with statements like, "We have to burn out all the feminism and homosexuality from our Orthodox Christian country with hot steel."
How a rogue community of divers mapped thousands of water-filled caves in the Australian desert.
Claudie Haigneré on inspiring young girls to join the next generation of astronauts, and whether there should be an all-female space mission.
Chris Hadfield's variety show seemed a little too close to Mr. Rogers, rather than Mr. Scientist.
Teeny tiny worms are helping us make the next giant leap for mankind.
One official has already compared them to housewives.
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.
"The time to change the vision of death from the underground to the celestial is now," says Elysium, a company trying to make lunar burials a reality.
The 1999 sci-fi shocker and its spiritual sequel nail their atmospheres perfectly—and the blackness that surrounds them is a vital ingredient.
This phenomenon, in which the brain recognizes objects in a field of visual noise, is called pareidolia.
He was so good at designing fake spacesuits that he was hired to do the real thing.
Forty years ago, the first serious blueprint for building cities in space was drawn almost on a whim. The artists NASA hired ended up making something that looks like 2001: A Space Odyssey on ayahuasca.
Christle's latest collection of poetry is a book easily larger than the sum of all its parts; it widens the rift between fantasy and reality in a way that makes the world somehow both clearer and more mysterious.
A brief history of the onetime planet, from its days sharing a name with a laxative to its current celebrity status.