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Where Aliens Could Be Watching Us

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

What Is Life?

An astrobiologist finds the heart of his work in a new novel by Richard Powers.

My Personal Quest to Study Supernovae on Mars

Overcoming sexist naysayers and self-doubt in astrophysics.

What’s Fueling Today’s Extreme Fires

A geophysicist breaks down the elements of wildfires.

The Planets with the Giant Diamonds Inside

Mining the mysteries of Uranus and Neptune.

My 3 Greatest Revelations

The author on writing his new book, “The Ascent of Information.”

Is the Universe Open-Ended?

An intriguing proposal about what makes reality tick under the surface.

Our Little Life Is Rounded with Possibility

Science expressed only in terms of what happens is getting in the way of progress.