Paul M. Sutter
Have We Gotten Dark Matter All Wrong?
Physicists have yet to pinpoint the hypothetical matter that keeps galaxies from flying apart. Now they have a new focus.
What Can We Do with Moon Dust?
Lunar soil is rich with clues about our origin and future home in space. Scientists can’t wait to get their hands dirty.
Searching for Life Under a Methane Rain
What future missions to Saturn’s moon Titan will reveal about the universe.
Humans Could Go the Way of the Dinosaurs
The time is now to prepare for the cosmic object that could spell our end.
What Is Scientific Discovery Worth?
The quest to detect neutrinos has physicists—and society—asking hard questions.
New Telescopes Will Help Us SETL
Extraterrestrial life doesn’t need to be intelligent to be worth finding.
The Remarkable Emptiness of Existence
Early scientists didn’t know it, but we do now: The void in the universe is alive.
Top 10 Underrated Astronomy Papers of 2022
There was a lot more to this year than stunning images.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Uncertainty
I now realize Heisenberg and Schrödinger are less like physicists and more like therapists.
Why We Need to Study Nothing
The origins of the universe may be hidden in the voids of space.