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A primer on dark energy, the mysterious force responsible for the universe's surprising accelerating expansion.
Recently, NASA announced its newest class of astronauts, Group 22 — and it brought me back to my own selection as part of Group 13 back in 1990.
Astronauts on the International Space Station are growing crystals that could help develop new drugs for use on Earth. Here are ten healthcare technologies that have already come from space.
Literature professor Simon John James and physicist Richard Bower discuss the many, wildly various meanings of "time travel."
Space probably does go on forever, but the truth is we don't know. Not yet anyway. That's what makes this a great question, because science is all about finding answers to things we don't know yet.
When we think about the difficulties of colonizing another planet, the last thing we probably worry about is sex. However, for our species to survive beyond Earth, it’s a fundamental issue.
By now, most people have heard the refrain: "The Higgs boson creates mass." But the reality is a bit more complicated than that.
Let's be perfectly honest: The Higgs boson and its role in the universe are not the easiest things to explain.
I don't know about you, but I was shocked when NASA's New Horizons mission sent back its first batch of high-resolution images of the surface of Pluto.
The first Australian-built satellites to be launched in 15 years are set to take off this week from Cape Canaveral in Florida.
Netflix's new talk show, "Bill Nye Saves the World," debuted the night before people around the world joined together to demonstrate and March for Science.