The story of heroic fasteners that will get us to the moon and back.
The early solar system was a wild, world-destroying place.
Neutrinos, meet IceCube.
The first time we've caught a baby black hole in action.
Breaking down the Mauna Kea controversy.
An excerpt from the June 1962 issue of Popular Science, in honor of Glenn's 95th birthday
An incredibly luminous snack.
The robot's failed mission shouldn't come as a shock.
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
American Nick Hague and Russian Alexey Ovchinin endured a rough emergency landing.
What we know about the mysterious life cycle of a black hole.
Scientists zero in on the size, shape, and speed of the gas that reconfigures galaxies
Just an easy quantum procedure
Holograms? Alternate universes? Here's what the famous physicist's announcement really means
Scientists at NASA used x-ray 'echoes' to look inside a black hole
Hawking radiation observed in a homemade black hole analogue
The top 7 explanations for the star's weird behavior, ranked roughly in order of plausibility
But they get along just fine
The observatory could eventually detect a new collision every day.
And it's much bigger than we expected.
In the December 1980 issue of Popular Science, a 38-year-old theoretical physicist answers the ultimate question about the universe.
The Event Horizon Telescope peered into the Messier 87 galaxy.
A quantum quandary