Can Meteorites On Earth Point To Ancient Life On Mars?
An astrobiologist explains why a meteor from Mars changed planetary science. Plus, why samples from the Perseverance rover will be key to understanding the Red Planet.
Paul Farmer, Global Health Leader, Dies At 62
A champion of equitable healthcare, and the co-founder of humanitarian non-profit Partners In Health, Farmer leaves behind a poignant legacy.
Get Outta This World With Our Mars Book Club Events
This spring, The SciFri Book Club team is gathering to explore this season’s Book Club pick, ‘The Sirens of Mars.’
Date Set For International Space Station’s Burial At Sea
In 2031, the International Space Station will join the Mir station and other orbiters in the ocean’s “spacecraft cemetery.”
Space-X Booster To Hit The Moon, After Years Of Hurtling Through Space
This may be the first time space junk will collide with the moon.
It’s A Bird. It’s A Plane. It’s An Astronomical Photo Bomb.
Internet satellites are interfering with astronomical research—and the problem is only getting worse.
Webb Telescope Arrives To Its Final Home In Deep Space
After weeks of travel, the James Webb Space Telescope moved into its final orbit this week. Here’s what’s next for the historic observatory.
Read ‘The Sirens Of Mars’ With The SciFri Book Club
Sarah Stewart Johnson explores humanity’s fascination with the Red Planet in ‘The Sirens of Mars.’ We’ll read it together this spring.
The Importance Of Gathering Samples From Mars Before Humans Arrive
Scientist Sarah Stewart Johnson makes the case for why we should do as much science as we can on Mars—before humans step foot on the planet.
A Debate Over How The Universe Began
While debating the origins of the universe, these mid-century researchers accidentally explained the origins of every element of matter.