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If the Olympics Were Held in Space

A dispatch from the future of extreme sports.

How to Survive Doomsday

The high technology that could help us live through the sun’s inevitable transformation.

Where Nature Hides the Darkest Mystery of All

There’s no boundary quite like a black hole boundary.

The Gravity Wave Hunter

An astrophysicist sits down with Nautilus to discuss cosmology and culture.

Why It’s Hard for Black Holes to Get Together

The universe’s greatest sinkholes have no trouble swallowing anything—except themselves.

How to Discover a Galaxy with a Telephoto Lens

The Dragonfly telescope is pushing the boundaries of small-scale observational astronomy.

2015 Was the Best Year Ever in Space

The romance is back, argues a NASA adviser and best-selling science-fiction author.

The Inside of a Neutron Star Looks Spookily Familiar

Exotic ultra-compressed matter can look like pasta, among other things.

Ingenious: Walter Murch

The legendary film editor on underlying patterns in the cosmos.

Why the Russians Decapitated Major Tom

The story of the genetically engineered mouse cosmonaut.