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Space exploration and travel

Several exoplanets were found before the 1995 discovery that netted Mayor and Didier this year’s physics Nobel. Why weren’t the others honored?

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Bacteria in one of the most extreme places on Earth point toward past life on Mars.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

Take a tour through the lenses of space telescopes.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Other researchers dispute whether astronauts would experience the type of radiation used in the experiment.

Meeri Kim, Contributor

Appreciate anniversaries marked by moonwalks and stellar fireworks this month

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Researchers suggest that flexible blankets or domes made of silica aerogel could protect crops on the red planet.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Digitizing all of Apollo would have taken an appalling 175 years.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A different set of ingredients may be needed to take the next giant leap for humankind.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

How you cover a trip to the moon and share the news with the world.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

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