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Zoo hypothesis, multiverse hypothesis, great filter hypothesis and now, the Vogon Construction Crew hypothesis.
Who'd have thought that heat might be a big factor in what takes place during a fusion reaction?
NOTHING can travel faster than the speed of light. Well.....
Jack Clemon's accounts of working on the Apollo, Skylab and Shuttle programs are now a new book!
Mars as it has never been seen before.
Not to be out done, Juno weighs in with a flyover of Jupiter's pole
Even more Mars Porn.
Pictures of lunar landers and rovers probably still won't convince the naysayers.
Well, hand-grenaded and mortared, actually. More than once. And all the Moon ever did to us was send a few meteorites in our general direction....
"If we had this monster sitting at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy, it would appear 10 times brighter than a full moon. It would appear as an incredibly bright pin-point star that would almost wash out all of the stars in the sky."
Whether a Brown Dwarf or a Super Jupiter, this stellar companion is 540 million light years away, and astronomers can see it
23.5 degrees turns out to be "Just Right" for planets in the Goldilocks Zone
Dark Matter does not appear to affect star or planet formation, no matter how much or little of it there may be in different universes.
All these worlds...except Europa....
The Japanese ispace company want to start building Lunar Levittowns
If this test works, it will open up a while new era in the exploration of Mars
Down Under team expands the concept of the Big Ear on the cosmos
Now we know where some "rogue" planets come from
Back to the Moon by 2025?
Until you take a long view, it's difficult to appreciate just how far we've come in only 60 years
A small handful of rocky planets, all slightly larger than the Earth, have become the likeliest abodes of extra-solar life.
All systems are go for NASA's next launch to the Red Planet. The early-morning liftoff on Saturday of the Mars InSight lander will mark the...
Science Fiction often doesn't age well. A galactic positioning system would put paid to quite a few favorite tales.
Speaking of investing in new technologies - NASA's next Mars mission
We're still holding out a faint hope that InSight will reveal that the canals have gone underground....
Astronomers are beginning to understand how 'black hole jets' influence the evolution of galaxies.
An examination of the solar system's largest volcanic system (Tharsis, on Mars) reveals how oceans could have formed on early Mars. (In other words, Burroughs and his ancient sea beds might have been right.)
exo-planets, exo-asteroids and now exo-comets. Still waiting for the exo-spaceship!
The Europa Clipper will be ready on time, but will its rocket be?
LA will now be home to both fiction spaceships and real ones