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.


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.'


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."


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

“We’re in the galactic boondocks.”


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.


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."


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 2001: A Space Odyssey on ayahuasca.