Mercury, one of Earth’s rocky neighbors, is one of our Solar System’s most enigmatic planets. It is notoriously difficult to study due to its close…View More How did MESSENGER revolutionize our understanding of Mercury?
When the Sun dies, it will become what we call a white dwarf. White dwarfs are small and incredibly dense – a teaspoon of white…View More What will happen to our Solar System after the Sun dies?
Art that depicts space drives us to explore it. Well before astronauts left Earth, the work of the “father of modern space art” Chesley Bonestell…View More The work of space artists: visualizing the cosmos
“Where is everybody?” That is the question Enrico Fermi reportedly asked, summarizing the quandary: if the universe is so big, why haven’t we seen any aliens?…View More Is Life on Other Planets?