Long ago, 15 bright radio pulses emerged from a dwarf galaxy about 3 billion light years away from Earth. Last …

Mary Beth Griggs at 13:17 PM Sep 1 2017
Space // 

When subjected to the pressures (and temperatures) of other planets, even familiar substances can get pretty alien. …

Rachel Feltman at 09:35 AM Aug 25 2017
Space // 

A syzygy feels magical, and not just because it gets you at least 25 points in Scrabble. The whole concept of …

Sara Chodosh at 09:36 AM Aug 22 2017
Space // 

Imagine. You are an ancient human and your reliable and faithful sun suddenly and unexpectedly goes dark. This …

Mary Beth Griggs at 09:36 AM Aug 22 2017
Space // 

I have a confession to make: I may not go see the total eclipse. And one way or another, I’ve decided to stop …

Mary Beth Griggs at 12:34 PM Aug 18 2017

If you can send a spacecraft to the moon and loop around our natural satellite one time, or—even better—g…

Mary Beth Griggs at 12:34 PM Aug 18 2017
Space // 

One man’s garbage is another man’s treasure. Or in this case, one space telescope’s extra data is another researcher’…

Marissa Shieh at 10:11 AM Aug 15 2017
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