Aptera expects to begin delivering its solar-powered car later in 2022.
Bernini created art for 8 different popes. In the process, he helped reinforce and redefine Christianity’s visual culture.
A new government report describes 144 sightings of unidentified aerial phenomena.
How a controversial study on psychic powers caused a revolution in psychology research.
One bill hopes to repeal the crime of selling sex and expand social services; the other would legalize the entire sex trade.
By the end of the decade, we may discover one million black holes. A large enough mass in a compact volume inevitably forms a black hole. Both inside and outside the […]
Awe makes us feel smaller but also more connected to life and each other.
Since 1957, the world's space agencies have been polluting the space above us with countless pieces of junk, threatening our technological infrastructure and ability to venture deeper into space.
With launch, deployment, calibration, and science operations about to commence, here are 10 facts that are absolutely true.
The Universe is supposed to be the same everywhere and in all directions. So what's that giant "cold spot" doing out there?
"It's just a joke," right?
The night sky is already noticeably different, and bigger changes are ahead. For all of human history until the launch of Sputnik, the only objects in the night sky were naturally […]
Something isn’t adding up, but it isn’t a calibration error. It’s been nearly 100 years since we discovered that the Universe was expanding. Ever since, the scientists who study the […]
We have two ways of measuring the expansion rate. Here’s the harder one. If you want to understand where our Universe came from and where it’s going, you need to measure […]
Once science operations begin for James Webb, we'll never look at the Universe the same way again. Here's what everyone should know.
But we already knew that, didn't we?
If we ruin the night sky too severely, ground-based astronomy could suffer tremendously. Here’s why space is no replacement. There is an existential threat to astronomy as we know it, […]
And how cutting just $1 billion per year in funding from NASA’s budget would be a catastrophe for science. When you think of the great cosmic beyond and what we know […]
It can be hard to understand why a person would be an atheist. Bertrand Russell is here to help.
It’s one of cosmology’s biggest unsolved mysteries. The strongest argument against it may have just evaporated. The ultimate goal of cosmology contains the greatest ambition of any scientific field: to […]