Everything you need to know about our nearest neighbor.
It's time to stop pinning our hopes on pseudoscience.
One day we may look to biological rather than physical storage of data...just not yet.
Software can classify bacteria species based on their behavior
These 10 people have signed up to die on Mars, in order to live there.
Ten of the brightest minds in science fiction imagine how we will live—on Earth and beyond—in the decades and centuries to come.
How does Godzilla compare to an AT-AT walker? Plus, how they stack up to real stuff, like the Sydney Opera House.
We chat with Kevin Hand, an astrobiologist who consulted on the film, about realism in space thrillers, why actors are better than robots, and more.
With the upcoming release of the major motion picture Europa Report, a couple of Jet Propulsion Lab scientists explain how science fiction has evolved in response to our growing understanding of space.
2312 is available on Amazon.
Parasite is available for pre-order on Amazon.
You can call a star, a distant planet or a faraway galaxy anything you want, but it might not hold water with astronomers.
A study comparing mood-related words in U.S. and British books shows that Americans increasingly use emotional words more often.
For physicists, it was "an appointment with destiny."
Pour out some dandelion wine
Tyson's book "Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier" is out today
If fear really is all in our heads, Joseph LeDoux thinks he can eliminate it. The first step is to block out our memories
Will we grow babies outside their mothers' bodies?
Biological threats provide fertile plot material for books, movies and videogames
Awed at the pace of technological advances, a faction of geeky writers believes our world is about to change so radically that envisioning what comes next is nearly impossible.
Two biographies strive to clear the confusion.
The science and the fiction of time travel are weird. But the science is weirder.