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  • Readers Love Curious George. I Fell in Love with the Author’s Astronomy Books.

    H.A. Rey recreated star maps with wit, grace, and accuracy.

  • Where Aliens Could Be Watching Us

    More than 1,700 stars could have seen Earth in the past 5,000 years.

  • If Aliens Exist, Here’s How We’ll Find Them

    Two esteemed astrophysicists peer into the future of space exploration.

  • NASA Is on the Cusp of a New Era

    A planetary scientist explains why SpaceX’s Starship will transform her field.

  • Firestein_HERO

    Ignorance: How It Drives Science, a New Podcast

    In this premier episode, the hosts ask astronomer Jill Tarter who or what’s out there.

  •  Markandaya_HERO

    The Safety Belt of Our Solar System

    Mapping the heliosphere, which shields us from harmful cosmic rays.

  •  Scharf_HERO

    Looking for Life on Mars

    An astrobiologist and a director on the joys and challenges of filming space science.

  •  Kaltenegger_HERO

    Where Aliens Could Be Watching Us

    More than 1,700 stars could have seen Earth in the past 5,000 years.

  • Scharf_HERO

    The Universe Has Already Made Almost All the Stars It Will Ever Make

    Black holes are cosmic dimmers.

  • Nance_HERO

    My Personal Quest to Study Supernovae on Mars

    Overcoming sexist naysayers and self-doubt in astrophysics.