Some exoplanets defy easy explanation, a newly discovered world is no exception
What might make life hard to recognize as life?
Be careful what you wish for, the universe can look alive when it's not
This is what NASA's Parker Solar Probe plans to fly through
An answer to why we’ve not been visited from the future?
What were the Apollo 11 astronauts and controllers really saying to each other?
The Life, Unbounded column reaches a milestone and reflects on seven years of astrobiology, astrophysics and wonderfully crazy stuff
As our robotic rovers experience a global storm on Mars it’s an opportunity to reflect on billions of dry, dusty years
There's a lot to be learned by exploring pessimistic scientific scenarios
Stunning images from the final archive of the Rosetta comet mission
A graphical review of major scientific milestones over the past four decades helps put the search for life into perspective
Defining intelligence anywhere in the universe is tricky, but there’s one thing that might provide a clue
The most immediate AI threat may be the distortion of truth; something we, and other species, have been doing for a long time
The northern summer brings some intriguing research and exciting developments
We used to live on a planet with other thinking, two-legged beings, and that could inform us about intelligence in the universe
There are many ways to map out a world
Psst! Want a used rocket? I've got a lovely one for you, ready to fly today
The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter gets into position and takes some new pictures
One planet, modified by life, racing into the future. Our species should gear up
Using updated survey data a stunning ultrahigh-definition tour of the lunar surface brings our satellite to life