A few bright points throughout the year.
Our planet makes a lot of sounds, and some of them are spooky.
A report from DARPA's Wait, What? conference
Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others
What exactly constitutes an Earth doppelganger?
New data suggests logging could release large amounts of previously ignored carbon into the atmosphere.
First proposed 10 years ago, the method recently helped scientists locate a super-hot gas giant 2,000 light-years away.
Scientists can't know for sure if the worlds have water. But they could, making them a potential habitat for life.
The International Astronomical Union issues a special report to let you know you've probably been screwed.
These findings have changed the way we see our solar system.
There is also a cornucopia of comets.
Meet our closest neighbor. The planet closely orbits Alpha Centauri B, which is a little bit smaller than the sun.
Not where you'd think.
The amount of water on Earth is fixed, but everything else is changing fast
We're on a collision course with extreme weather. It's time to acknowledge that, and to prepare
Tomorrow's historical astronomical event is not just a beautiful novelty
What are the implications for the search for extraterrestrial life? PopSci asks the experts
The exoplanet census is doubled again
What's the most habitable planet?
And whether they'll look like E.T.
These ten awe-inspiring science projects range from the world's largest undersea observatory to the "ultimate microscope" to a Jupiter orbiter on a suicide mission--but they're all massive, often in both size and scope
The Kepler telescope team announces a trove
Will science find us a new one?