The astronaut says his career is evidence of science fiction's influence on real-life space travel.
"I think that if we capture the history of this and show what the force of these weapons are ... then maybe people will be reluctant to use them."
Learn the strange secrets of the ISS—a symbol of global unity and the power of science.
NASA is charting a course to uncover the secrets of Jupiter's fourth-largest moon, the mysterious Europa.
On Monday, Elon Musk announced that SpaceX will send two private citizens around the Moon. Here's what we know so far.
Everything is awesome!
From digestion to the rate we age, life in space could have surprising side effects.
Some of these new-found worlds are so fantastic, it's hard to believe they actually exist.
"There’s a lot to be told from their perspective, and I don’t know if that ever will happen. There might be stories they’ll just be taking with them to their graves."
Nolite te bastardes carborundorum.
From The Borg in Star Trek to the bugs in Empire of the Ants, sci-fi is full of sinister hive minds. But is that scary reputation justified?
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A modern-day space race between private companies is heating up to send humans into deep space.
Where Will You Go?
You know what we don’t talk about enough? Martians. I don’t mean little green men — I’m talking about real live organisms that we know currently exist on the red planet.
Here's the good news: our honeybees aren't really in trouble. The bad news: we've got far bigger problems to worry about.
We wish these were part of our reality, and a little less fictional.
From shrinking sheep to hybrid bears, Global Warming has some strange — and scary — side effects.
Got your bunker prepped yet?