planets

exoplanets

Scientists Discover ‘Super-Earth’ That’s Only Six Light Years Away

Astronomers have been looking for exoplanets around Barnard’s Star for decades. Now, they’ve finally spotted one.
Becky Ferreira
11.14.18
All the Shit

All the Shit That's About to Go Down During Virgo Season

It’s time to clean up the mess you made over the last few chaotic weeks.
Daisy Jones
8.23.18
string art

This String Artist Wants to Take You to Outer Space

Meet the Polish artist who uses strings to dive into the depths of outer space.
Sean Neumann
6.15.17
Art

Postcards From the Edge of the Universe

40 artists team up to bring you season's greetings from Cybertron.
Tanja M. Laden
11.14.15
Film

Here's What '2001: A Space Odyssey' Got Right About the Future

Find out how accurate Kubrick's sci-fi epic was—and wasn't—in Gary Leva's 'VISION OF A FUTURE PASSED: The Prophesy of 2001.'
TCP Staff
10.7.15
Film

Filmmakers Built a Scale Model of the Solar System in the Desert

At seven miles in diameter, this is not your basic Science Fair project.
Beckett Mufson
9.17.15
Post Mortem

The Space Race for Lunar Funerals

"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.
Simon Davis
9.16.15
Art

Earth's "Closest Cousin" Discovered by NASA

See gorgeous renderings of Kepler-452b, the newest planetary discovery from NASA's ongoing search for another Earth.
Sami Emory
7.24.15
tech

Speaking to an Astrophysicist Who Just Discovered a Five-Billion-Year-Old Galaxy

Yes, we asked her about aliens.
Hannah Scholte
7.8.15
Art

Street Artist Invader Hits the European Space Agency

The invasion touches down in space centers all over Europe.
Sami Emory
6.4.15
Film

Explore a Planet Made of Fungus, Stanley Kubrick-Style

Philip Klawitter's new short film 'Micro Infinito' takes Stanley Kubrick and Alfonso Cuarón's space cinematography to the microscopic realm.
Beckett Mufson
4.16.15
Stuff

To Form a More Perfect Universe: An Interview with Space Lawyer Joanne Gabrynowicz

"Our issues involving space are seen through the lens of geopolitics on the Earth. Our problems originate on Earth, not in space."
Ava Kofman
3.29.15
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