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Why Europa Is the Place to Go for Alien Life

NASA is scheduled to probe the Jovian moon in 2023.

The Woman Who Reinvented the Moon

A MacArthur “genius grant” winner writes a new lunar origin story.

So Can We Terraform Mars or Not?

Elon Musk wants to engineer Mars’ atmosphere. Can he?

How NASA’s Mission to Pluto Was Nearly Lost

The inside story of the New Horizons probe.

Is There Beer in Space?

How the emptiness of the void got filled.

Beyond Voyager

Scientist Fran Bagenal on what’s next for space exploration.

Make Mars Great Again

How to terraform a room-temperature Mars in 100 years.

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.