The early solar system was a wild, world-destroying place.
Neutrinos, meet IceCube.
The story of heroic fasteners that will get us to the moon and back.
The first time we've caught a baby black hole in action.
An incredibly luminous snack.
The robot's failed mission shouldn't come as a shock.
They're called “supermassive” for a reason.
Hawking radiation observed in a homemade black hole analogue
In the December 1980 issue of Popular Science, a 38-year-old theoretical physicist answers the ultimate question about the universe.
Breaking down the Mauna Kea controversy.
An excerpt from the June 1962 issue of Popular Science, in honor of Glenn's 95th birthday
Warping space to fight infinities
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Also in space: A neighborhood of black holes, a new (and old) reason to study Venus' clouds, and the end of the Lunar XPrize.
An unprecedented cosmic observation.
How to make a black hole without a star.
What we know about the mysterious life cycle of a black hole.
But the end is fast approaching.
They were produced by two merging black holes
A spectacle previously thought impossible
The ability to gather more information means we'll spend more time sifting through it.
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
American Nick Hague and Russian Alexey Ovchinin endured a rough emergency landing.