The universe really likes its information — but black holes pose a huge paradox physicists can't yet solve.
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The moon has always served as an inspiration for humanity, and there are many potential benefits for further exploration of our planet's rocky satellite.
At the very largest scales — zooming out from solar systems, stellar clusters and even galaxies — a surprising pattern emerges in nature.
The big move could help our rocky planet escape the expanding sun and prevent a collision with Jupiter.
It's a perennial sci-fi favorite: other worlds, other universes, other possibilities, right beyond the bounds of the known cosmos or just a flick of a magic device away.
As society contemplates going to the moon or Mars, there's a rising debate as to whether it's worth the money.
All four known forces of nature have their own unique place — and the strong nuclear force governs the very small.
Fortunately, we're getting to the point where we can see potentially hazardous objects coming — and maybe even do something about it.
Neutrinos are the changelings of the subatomic world, but physicists are getting closer to pinning down the particles' true identities.
The concept of atoms had been floating around off and on for a few millennia, but it took some clever experimentation to pinpoint their existence.
Imagine astronauts on Mars, tasked with picking rock samples that will be used by scientists to search for signs of life. But they can only transport a limited number back to Earth.
When the Captain Marvel movie opens, coinciding with International Women's Day, it will be Marvel Studios's first female-superhero led film.
This excerpt from Chapter 16 of Rod Pyle's new book "Interplanetary Robots" details the history of the probes that have braved the crushing pressure and fearsome heat of the planet Venus.
A recent search for oddball supersymmetric particles, which could explain some of the weirdness of the universe, came up empty-handed.
In the new book "Space 2.0," Rod Pyle gives an inside look at what's coming next for space exploration, resource extraction and settlement.
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