The DART Asteroid Impact Mission: It’s A Cosmic Smash
How (and why) NASA successfully caused a collision between a small spacecraft and an asteroid.
Bright Idea: Join Science Friday’s Sun Camp!
Science Friday’s virtual Sun Camp is a great way for families and educators to explore STEM this fall with children ages 5-9.
Saturn’s Rings Might Be Made From A Missing Moon
A new theory suggests that Saturn’s gravity shredded up a moon and flattened it, giving us the planet’s iconic rings.
Diving Into The Biggest Ideas In The Universe
Can mere mortals learn real physics, without all the analogies? Spoiler: A professor of natural philosophy says yes, but there may be math.
Sean Carroll Wants You To Talk About Physics Like A Baseball Game
The renowned cosmologist wants to make the ideas of modern physics accessible to anyone who’s willing to do a bit of extra thinking.
Why The Owner Of Patagonia Gave Away The Whole Company
All the money went to a trust and nonprofit to fund climate change and conservation efforts.
Artemis Update: What Will It Take To Make It Back To The Moon?
The chief engineer for the Space Launch System gives an update on the Artemis mission’s huge rocket, and the engineering challenges of returning to the moon.
This Astrophysicist Holds Star Data In The Palm Of Her Hand
Astrophysicist Nia Imara’s career merges art and astronomy to figure out how stars are born.
The Surprising Animal Science Behind Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope’
Spoilers abound! Learn how Jordan Peele’s new film ‘Nope’ used inspiration from the oceans to make its new creature.
The Countdown Begins For Humanity’s Return To The Moon
NASA’s lunar rocket will see its first launch opportunity on August 29th, officially starting the Artemis program’s era of space exploration.