Space, Physics, and Math
A new list of exoplanets that can see the Earth is ‘a little uncomfortable’, an astrophysicist acknowledges
As the long-awaited launch of the James Webb Space Telescope approaches, astronomers just picked its successor’s successor.
What makes YInMn Blue, the first new blue pigment in 200 years, so special?
Researchers have put forward a “universal formula for egg shape” — but is this discovery all it’s cracked up to be?
Researchers who examine complex systems were recognized for their contributions.
To exoplanet scientists, oddball planets are much more than just a strange sight on a cosmic sightseeing tour
Astronomers are finding ways to keep investigating the universe despite missing data due to COVID-19 telescope shutdowns
Scientists recently developed a substance that could help plants grow on Mars without the need for an artificial oxygen atmosphere
Take a cyber tour of the dwarf planet, courtesy of NASA’s New Horizons probe
The race to produce a Martian construction material has a new contender
Pluto’s next human-made visitor could peel away the world’s surface and reveal an ocean underneath
New laser technology allows researchers to finally witness deep-ocean creatures in their own habitats: a previously impossible feat
Artist Yasuo Nomura wants to help you conceptualize the beauty in mathematics
A record-breaking engineered material leaves no room for vanity
Rahul Rao • October 31, 2019
Astronomers are closer than ever to understanding the origins of the Solar System’s most peculiar moon