outer space

painting

With an Eye to the Stars, a Realist Painter Maps Out Constellations with a Paintbrush

Damian Loeb’s blown-out canvases radiate with an inner light.
Diana Shi
2.19.17
tech

How an Australian College Student Did What NASA Couldn't

Paddy Neumann's final project—which proposes using junk metal as rocket fuel—could change space travel forever.
Maddison Connaughton
10.4.16
Gaming

‘ADR1FT’ Creator Adam Orth on the Struggle of Navigating Life, Twitter and the Games Industry

After causing a social media stink, the games-maker chose to respond in a uniquely personal way.
Ed Smith
7.29.16
Film

A Journey to Space Captures the Majesty of IMAX in 4K

Director Ryan Mullins, a pioneer in the field of high-quality home viewing, talks about what it takes to bring big movies to home theaters.
Giaco Furino
6.26.16
Video Games Killed the Radio Star

Exploring the Sexy Maths of ‘No Man’s Sky’ and ‘Elite Dangerous’

The sci-fi adventure of this summer, and Frontier's similarly ambitious epic, both use procedural generation. But what does that really mean?
Mike Diver
4.12.16
Art

A Musician Made a Map of the Entire Universe

Pablo Carlos Budassi details the difficulties of fitting the entire universe into one field of view.
Rebecca Miller
1.14.16
The Crown and Spectre Issue

Doing the Worm in Outer Space

Teeny tiny worms are helping us make the next giant leap for mankind.
Ryan Max
11.5.15
Film

​The Very Serious Business of Figuring Out How Earth Will Handle First Contact with Aliens

A new documentary from Danish director Michael Madsen seeks to answer that question.
Regan Reid
4.30.15
News

We Asked a Military Expert What Would Happen if There Were a War in Space

The Pentagon been quietly but clearly voicing concern that war is coming to space. But what exactly would that look like?
Mark Hay
4.25.15
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."
VICE Staff
3.29.15
Comics!

Saturday Night on Zeta - 9711

TV was better 700,000 years ago in outer space.
Sam Henderson
7.21.14
Stuff

This Woman Owns the Sun and Wants to Save the World's Needy

For starters, she's giving away 90 percent of her sun-related profits.
Toby McCasker
10.29.13
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