Oxygen-breathing critters might be more plausible than we thought.
It's caught in a storm that now covers a quarter of the planet, and is still growing.
What we know about the mysterious life cycle of a black hole.
In the December 1980 issue of Popular Science, a 38-year-old theoretical physicist answers the ultimate question about the universe.
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
Heat and drills will help us probe for alien microbes
Mysterious substance may form hairs that are hundreds of thousands of miles long
Made in the USA
Happy Carl Sagan day! Celebrate with this blast from the past in the pages of Popular Science
The Department of Energy has an idea that could double production
The top 7 explanations for the star's weird behavior, ranked roughly in order of plausibility
But we're not quite ready to trash general relativity.
Jupiter's moon is the best candidate for finding extraterrestrial life; here's how we're going to get there
Rubin, who died Sunday, was never recognized for her work on dark matter
What's the matter with dark matter?
They're a potential source of food, air, clothing, and more. But will they survive the journey, and can we avoid contaminating the red planet?
A far-out plan to create swarms of self-replicating solar panel satellites
Big things come in small packages
The enormously ambitious mission faces a few challenges
Just an easy quantum procedure
New video of a 2004 encounter between the U.S. Air Force and an unidentified flying object has the internet asking about aliens.
But they might wobble.