Alien hunter extraordinaire Jill Tarter, the inspiration for the movie Contact, speaks about her quest to detect signs of intelligent life.
It certainly is in strange new territory, though.
It was not projected to happen until 2014
It's perched on the very edge of the solar system, and new data is the strangest yet
New papers describe an unexpected boundary region at the edge of the influence of the Sun.
Another feat for the long-distance travelers
A frothy moat, not a shield, protects us from cosmic rays
An awkward goodbye
Real-time immune attack could pinpoint new interventions, thanks to a new procedure
It may be blurry, but it's a feat for ground-based observations in visible light — and it could help verify possible exoplanets around other stars.
They need more creative titles than P4 and P5.
All while simultaneously training an AI program
Selfies could be subtly reshaping your memory.
A Japanese study suggests looking at cute animal pics can help your concentration. We've thoughtfully provided some so you can test that out for yourself.
Scientists create an image of the five-million-atom-large capsid
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the universe, not a star complex was stirring, not even Cygnus X! Merry Christmas from Popular Science. We're taking off a couple days to go spend time with our families. Enjoy these festive space pics in the meantime. Miss you already.
All through the universe, not a star complex was stirring, not even Cygnus X! Merry Christmas from Popular Science.
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