Elon Musk once suggested nuking the Martian poles to terraform the Red Planet, but NASA research shows why this would definitely not work.
A decades-long swell of wave-generating technologies is finally catching a break.
The man who discovered Proxima Centauri b says he was inspired by sci-fi to search for other worlds for humans to colonize.
We'll get there on the BFR—Big Fucking Rocket.
Multimedia artist Philip Klawitter returns with a new orbital video of a micro planet with its own thriving ecosystem of moss, larvae, and spiders.
Artificial organisms may be the key to saving our planet, and colonizing others.
Musk became Stephen Colbert's fourth-ever guest.
The Pentagon is working on technology that will allow it to engineer a new organism within a day of it being found in the wild.
"Maybe we will colonize other worlds not with astronauts in space suits, but with bacteria," says NASA's lead engineer on the Curiosity Rover mission.