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Culture

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Canceled (for Now) Amid His #MeToo Reckoning

Nat Geo is doing the right thing by investigating, but it's coming pretty late.
Kara Weisenstein
1.4.19
Desus & Mero

Neil deGrasse Tyson Tries to Explain the Cosmos to Desus and Mero

The legendary astrophysicist talks Bill Nye, the Bronx, and rainbows on VICELAND's 'Desus & Mero.'
Sarah Bellman
5.2.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We're Going to Mars by the 2030s, Says Obama

"We have set a clear goal vital to the next chapter of America's story in space."
River Donaghey
10.11.16
Stuff

Why Teen Magazines Have Gone Queer

Editors are making efforts to include LGBTQ diversity in their pages and websites in an age where fewer readers are heterosexual than ever before.
Melissa Kravitz
9.29.16
Health

Will a Chocolate Pill Actually Make Us All Live Longer?

The results will tell us whether eating chocolate will keep us alive longer and it may be the impetus for the creation of a chocolate pill.
Alex Swerdloff
8.31.16
News

What We Know About the Baton Rouge Police Shooter

Gavin Eugene Long, also known as "Cosmo," was a former US Marine connected to a fringe political movement.
Matt Taylor
7.18.16
cosmos

The Milky Way Is Now Invisible to One Third of Humanity

A global atlas finds that light pollution is obscuring our view of the cosmos.
Emiko Jozuka
6.10.16
Space

Black Hole Rain Is Like Normal Rain, Only Light-Years in Scale

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter Array have identified an awesome new form of cosmic weather.
Michael Byrne
6.8.16
Motherboard Blog

In Long-Lost Radio Interview, Carl Sagan Talks Aliens and Religion

“We’re in the galactic boondocks.”
Sarah Emerson
3.30.16
Features

The People Who Believe Electricity Rules the Universe

"Electric universe" theory is at odds with everything modern science has determined about the universe. Yet something about it sparks fervor in the hearts of believers.
Sarah Scoles
2.18.16
Travel

I Went on a 'Sex and the City' Tour of a Bizarro Version of New York City

Welcome to a strange world where cocktails are $30 and people call the Meatpacking District "MePa."
Allie Conti
9.30.15
The Make Believe Issue

How NASA Developed the Psychedelic Blueprints for the First Cities in Space

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 <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> on ayahuasca.
Brian Merchant
8.5.15
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