Could We Actually Nuke an Asteroid to Save Earth?
How to use a human-made Doomsday device to defeat a universe-made Doomsday device.
How to Live Your Best Life Before and After Nuclear Armageddon
Only one man can clear up your skin, give you peace of mind, and provide world-class shelter in the face of a world-ending blast.
How It Feels to Lose Your Religion
We spoke to a former Jehovah's Witness, a Jew, and a Muslim about leaving their faith and community.
Thanks to Trump, the Doomsday Clock Is 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight
Trump’s climate change rhetoric has edged us closer to nuclear oblivion.
The White House Plan to Defend Against Killer Asteroids Is Here
In one of its final acts, the Obama Administration released a report outlining how federal agencies should prepare for an 'Armageddon'-sized impact.
This Apocalyptic Tableau Has a Dr. Seuss-ian Twist
Dustin Yellin told The Creators Project how Marcel Duchamp, Hieronymus Bosch, and 'The Lorax' influenced his most recent work.
Queen's Brian May Is Going to Save the World from Killer Asteroids
The UN has declared the guitarist's Asteroid Day a real thing to be celebrated worldwide.
The Looming Extinction of Humankind, Explained
Fortunately, advanced technologies could give us a way out, if we let them.
Phil Torres & Peter Boghossian
How Scared Should I Be of Meteors?
The galaxy is teeming with rocks that don't care if we all die. This bothers me a little.
Here Is Portland’s Cold War Plan for Surviving Nuclear Armageddon
Cold War Portland had a scheme to save 100,000 people—and it worked.
Paul Richard Huard
NASA Has Opened a Planetary Defense Office to Protect Earth from Cosmic Collisions
Following a meteor "super-fireball" blast in 2013 and last year's "Halloween Asteroid" scare, the space agency has established an operation that aims to detect, track, and intercept astral bodies that threaten to hit the planet.
Cold War-Era US Soldiers Were Gearing Up to Fight in Space
To defend themselves on new battlefields, the US Army believed soldiers would need a whole new class of weapon.