With private companies taking over transit from Earth to the International Space Station, NASA will focus on its mission to send humans to Mars.
No cheating! Close your Google search tab.
Prepare yourself for a fact blitzkrieg!
It’s basically Bio-dome without Pauly Shore… thankfully.
Would you leave Earth forever? Meet a candidate willing to go on a one-way trip to the Red Planet.
And he thinks Sandra Bullock deserved an Oscar for her performance in Gravity. That and more from his Reddit AMA.
The Red Planet wasn’t so red four billion years ago.
Happy anniversary, little guy!
Nasa’s Curiosity rover took the pictures.
And also just a bit weird.
Martians, a meteorite impact, or a more boring explanation?
It’s hard out there for a human.
Bee superpowers, living in a pretend spaceship and a mammal that has sex until it falls apart. 2013 was a rollercoaster ride of a year for science.
Our time has come friends.
The meteorite was found in the Sahara desert.
This is the closest you’re going to get to actually being there.
Get up close and personal with the scars of Mars’ volcanic past.
76-year-old Valentina Tereshkova has applied for the Mars One mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.
The Mars One program is looking for four people to establish the first human colony in outer space. Here are 13 contenders:
Plus a startup that lets you watch porn for charity, a happy ending to the botched “Ecce Homo” restoration story, and Nutella in outer space.
Humans can’t let rovers have all the fun! Space exploration is gearing up to go to Mars…and beyond.
Plus a liquid-nitrogen pool party gone predictably wrong, the greatest possible Wet Hot American Summer supercut, and the story of a graphic designer’s incredibly heartwarming tattoo.
A science blogger has been getting zoom-happy with the latest images from NASA’s Curiosity Rover. And he thinks he’s spotted a reptile.
Plus 20 of the best songs ever written for movies, a sea otter who knows how to relax, and the continued survival of the Rolling Stones.
Nasa’s $800 million machines are looking for signs of life on the red planet. Instead, they’ve done this.
On another world, man-made objects are being buffeted by alien weather patterns. That’s pretty damn amazing.