Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks
The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
The Moon Might Be Quaking from Stress, Scientists Find
New research analyzes how the moon's surface moves, from a cooled interior to gravitational pulls.
Jeff Bezos Is a Post-Earth Capitalist
Bezos admits that the limitless growth that made him the world's richest man is incompatible with a habitable Earth.
The Milky Way Ate This Star Cluster Billions of Years Ago
The Hubble Space Telescope snapped detailed images of Messier 75, which is part of the 'Gaia Sausage.'
Scientists Have Detected a 'Marsquake' for the First Time
Earthquake-like seismic activity on Mars has been, until now, theoretical.
Why Does the First Picture of a Black Hole Look Like a SpaghettiO?
There's some trippy science behind the curious look of the first-ever direct observation of a black hole, released on Wednesday.
This Is the First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole
The Event Horizon Telescope project unveiled the first-ever photo of a black hole on Wednesday, more than 100 years since Albert Einstein theorized their existence.
A Japanese Probe Bombed an Asteroid For the First Time in History
Hayabusa2 was launched with a five-gram bullet and an explosive, both meant for the Ryugu asteroid 200 million miles from Earth.
NASA Is Offering $18,500 to Lie in Bed for 60 Days
The unique study by NASA, the ESA, and the German Aerospace Center will test the effects of artificial gravity on the bodies of astronauts in space.
Earth’s Atmosphere Stretches Far Beyond the Moon, Scientists Find
A group of researchers discovered that Earth’s atmosphere extends almost twice the distance to the Moon after analyzing data gathered in the 1990s.
Astronomers Officially Name the Newest Moon of Neptune
Hippocamp may have been forged by the fallout of an impact billions of years ago.
Scientists Solve the Mystery of Why the Northern and Southern Lights Don't Match
A leading explanation for the different patterns seen in Earth’s northern and southern auroras has been ruled out.