Elon Musk's bold plan to send a crewed Starship to Mars and beyond has potential dire consequences for alien life.
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For years, society has benefited from technologies developed to reach and provide services in space.
Obviously, some chain of unfortunate events led to the ejection of 'Oumuamua from its home system. But what could possibly cause such a catastrophe?
When we read about the glories of space, we often miss the most magnificent part about exploring it: the audiovisual experience.
There are some odd little particles out there that are bound by the strong nuclear force, but physicists can barely get a glimpse of them before they flit out of existence.
Space is poised to become a much bigger business, and both companies and countries are investing in the technological capability to ensure they reap the earthly rewards.
Women have long been associated with the moon and it is no wonder, then, that the moon has stimulated some incredible literature by female writers.
Women have been historically excluded from the space program but getting a woman to the Moon may change that.
While the world reflects on the first flight to the moon and our future on Mars, we think asteroids — the so-called "minor planets" — deserve recognition.
The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 spacecraft is finally ready to attempt flight by light. Here's what to expect from the June 24 launch!
Unifying all the forces and particles would require a particle accelerator far more powerful than humans have ever built.
April 26, 1803 was an unusual day in the small town of L'Aigle in Normandy, France — it rained rocks.