Searching for Life Beyond Earth, Finding Our Dreams Instead
Our search for life beyond Earth is more than scientific—it’s a quest to find our perfect selves.
How big a deal was Stephen Hawking’s big black hole announcement?
NASA Likely to Break Radiation Rules to Go to Mars
Mars-bound astronauts will likely be exposed to high levels of radiation—far beyond what NASA typically allows.
How Landowners Helped Save the Rogue
One conservation organization is turning to digitized data to restore Oregon’s Rogue River.
The B-Mode Story You Haven’t Heard
Physics in 1 Trillion Years
In the far future, will cosmologists be able to decipher the origins of the universe?
What Does Beauty Have To Do with Physics?
Physicists often revel in the elegance of their equations, but some think it’s gone too far.