14 Products You Need When Survival Prepping for Complete Peace of Mind

Don't be like Shaun and Ed — have a plan in place before an emergency happens.

13 Thrilling Space Movies That Explore the Final Frontier

From sci-fi epics to incredible documentaries, these movies are out of this world.

Buzz Aldrin's Memoir Reveals the Secret Struggles of a Space Race Hero

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin explores the dark side of the Moon in this raw tale of depression and the complexities of celebrity.

9 Nonfiction Books About Space Travel

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing with these revealing nonfiction reads about exploring the final frontier.

12 Books with an Environmental Message to Read This Earth Day

From post-apocalyptic fiction to real-life studies of the Earth, these books examine the effect we have on Mother Nature's most beautiful creations.

NASA, the Challenger Disaster, and How One Phone Call Could Have Saved the Crew

NASA veteran Hugh Harris examines the Challenger disaster that occurred on January 28, 1986, and what we’ve learned from it.

5 Otherworldly Deep Sea Creatures of the Mariana Trench

As extreme as deep-sea habitats may sound, the more researchers look, the more unbelievable species they discover.

Rachel Carson on the Mysterious Magic of the Sea

In The Edge of the Sea, the legendary environmentalist reminds us that the underwater world is as fantastical as our favorite fictional universes. 

15 of the Weirdest Things People Have Left on the Moon

Golf balls, an original Warhol, and bags of poop — humans have left a lot of strange things on the lunar surface. 

The Genius Behind Modern Science: Books About Albert Einstein

Learn more about the theoretical physicist responsible for some of the most incredible scientific discoveries. 

8 Physics and Math Books to Read for Pi Day

Cut yourself a piece of pie and cozy up with one of these engrossing reads. 

Jack Parsons: A Pioneer of Rocket Science and His Bumpy Road to Fame

Author George Pendle explores the fascinating and unorthodox life of a brilliant scientist in his book "Strange Angel."

5 Technologies from Neuromancer That Are Almost Here

The tech that Gibson predicted 30+ years ago in Neuromancer now feels closer to reality than fiction.

How the Internet Amplifies Cognitive Errors

The Internet has brought us many great things. But as author Sarah Tarkoff reveals, it also magnifies some common cognitive errors that are all too human.

Alan Shepard, the Apollo 1 Disaster, and the Race to the Moon

On January 27, 1967, a fire broke out during a launch simulation of the Apollo 1 aircraft, killing the men inside and changing NASA forever.

Colonizing Mars: Comparing the Facts and the Fiction

Here’s how the most popular of today’s Mars-set science fiction stories line up with today’s science.