Corey S. Powell

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    The Planets with the Giant Diamonds Inside

    Mining the mysteries of Uranus and Neptune.

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    These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System

    Explore the hidden drama of planets, comets, and space geysers.

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    The Road Less Traveled to Fusion Energy

    This privateer is developing a way to power the world with water and borax.

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    Red Planet Ride-Along

    Hit the trail with the Mars rovers, on the hunt for water and life.

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    The Joy of Cosmic Mediocrity

    It’s lonely to be an exceptional planet.

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    If We Believe in Dark Matter, Why Not Extraterrestrial Life?

    Avi Loeb has a lot of thoughts about aliens and scientific prejudice.

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    Will Quantum Mechanics Swallow Relativity?

    The contest between gravity and quantum physics takes a new turn.

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    The Beckoning of the Ice Worlds

    We’ve been looking for life on Earth-like planets. Will Europa teach us better?

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    Why Europa Is the Place to Go for Alien Life

    NASA is scheduled to probe the Jovian moon in 2023.

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    When the Earth Had Two Moons

    A new model—“The Big Splat”—explains the strange asymmetry of the moon.