Our coverage sheds light on the boundless darkness, the physical violence and the mysterious, awesome reaches of our universe. We ponder how it all began and about our place in the cosmos: Are we alone? Is there life on other planets? Will interplanetary travel save the human race? We also explore space through images, videos and illustration.
Using a simple film camera, astronomer Bill Livingston photographed satellites that hover above the equator.
Researchers suggest that flexible blankets or domes made of silica aerogel could protect crops on the red planet.
How you cover a trip to the moon and share the news with the world.
Pressurized water may cause quakes on Mars the same way fracking and wastewater injection trigger quakes on Earth.
A month's worth of cool science stories summed up: Saturn's rings, space sperm, better blood donation, and puppy dog eyes.