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space war
space war

Trump’s Vision of a ‘Space Force’ May Conflict With the Outer Space Treaty

Trump sees space as a “warfighting domain.” The Outer Space Treaty disagrees.
Becky Ferreira
6.18.18
Space
Space

A Black Hole Has Been Shredding a Star Twice the Size of the Sun for 10 Years

Astronomers have been watching the full fallout of a tidal disruption event for years.
Becky Ferreira
6.14.18
life finds a way
life finds a way

A Brief History of Dinosaurs in Space

From 'Star Trek' to 'Dinosaucers,' exodinosaurs have held a mirror to humanity's hopes and anxieties.
Becky Ferreira
5.29.18
Maple Leaf Cookies
Maple Leaf Cookies

I Ate a Canadian Tasting Menu for Astronauts and It Was More Swanson Than ‘Jetsons’

The menu for astronaut David Saint-Jacques's mission into space included maple leaf cookies and a whole lot of fish.
Nick Rose
5.11.18
A Dose of Good Internet
A Dose of Good Internet

Watch These Trippy NASA Visualizations of Space Magnetism

They will really make you appreciate the safe planetary harbor provided by Earth's magnetic force field.
Becky Ferreira
5.10.18
Futures
Futures

American Capitalism Is Suffocating the Endless Possibilities of Space

In April the US House of Representatives passed an Act that says, “Outer space shall not be considered a global commons.”
Jordan Pearson
5.10.18
magick
magick

The Occult Sex Magician Who Sent America to Space Is Getting a Television Show

‘Strange Angel’ will tell the story of Jack Parsons, the man who invented rocket fuel and spread the gospel of British Occultist Aleister Crowley.
Matthew Gault
5.2.18
Some Assembly Required
Some Assembly Required

The Telescopes of the Future Might Assemble Themselves in Space

The scientist behind the Modular Active Self-Assembling Space Telescope Swarm wants to make space telescopes less risky and more productive.
Becky Ferreira
5.2.18
Darkness
Darkness

Scientists Will Photograph Alien Planets With the World’s Most Powerful Camera

A team of physicists created a 10,000 megapixel camera called DARKNESS that they hope will shed light on some of Earth's nearest neighbors.
Mack DeGeurin
4.20.18
Pee-Pee
Pee-Pee

Buy the Underwear Apollo-Era Astronauts Peed In for $300

For around $300, you can own a grotesque part of space history.
Matthew Gault
4.17.18
News
News

This Huge Asteroid Was Spotted Only One Day Before It Whizzed By Earth

It was the closest miss in recorded history.
Julian Morgans
4.17.18
overview effect
overview effect

Families Tell Us Why They Decided to ‘Bury’ a Loved One in Space

Celestis is the first and only private company to have successfully launched a memorial spaceflight.
Frank White
4.12.18