A parable of planetary change and unintended consequences
Science has a new home on TheAtlantic.com.
It’s super awkward.
With the right telescope and a lot of luck
The search for life among the stars
A philosopher argues that taking love-altering substances might not just be a good idea, but a moral obligation.
"I only care about the red ones," he said. "Everything else is foreground."
Put on your thinking caps and let's get planning!
We finally know what kind of telescope we need to see other earth-like planets. And we're getting ready to build it.
A team of astronomers is now looking for Dyson Spheres, massive star-scale solar power plants that extraterrestrial hunters hope alien civilizations employ.
Next month, one of the world's fastest supercomputers will run the largest, most complex universe simulation ever attempted.
At no point during the speeches could anyone forget that Armstrong lived an extraordinary life.
Michael Grunwald on new future of renewable power
Our corner of the universe just got a little bit lonelier.
It's impossible to recreate the exact thrill of last night's events, but this will give you a taste.
Beard-singed Taoist alchemists discovered the secret to blasting off.
Equipped with a marshmallow-shaped lump of plutonium for energy and rock-vaporizing lasers for eyes, NASA's Curiosity rover is en route to an ancient crater on the red planet.
Automated surveillance allows governments (and others) to data mine the physical world, yet little attention has been paid to the ethics of perpetual recording.
We've already tacked three decades onto the average lifespan of an American, so what's wrong with adding another few decades?