New missions and discoveries on Earth, within our solar system and beyond are bringing us closer than ever to finding alien life on other planets by Jennifer Abbasi
Why we're closer than ever to the discovery that will change everything by Jennifer Abbasi
Last December, Felisa Wolfe-Simon announced the discovery of a microbe that could change the way we understand life in the universe. Soon she found herself plunged into a maelstrom of bitter backlash and intemperate criticism. A dispatch from the frontiers of the new peer review By Tom Clynes
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.