Space Travel - Star with Planets

Space Travel and Astronomy Enjoy a Busy Week

Space travel has been in the news on several fronts lately. Find out the latest developments and how they can help explain our place in the Universe. (5:00 min read)

Astrobiology - JUICE Orbiter around Jupiter

Astrobiology: 3 Questions We Need to Answer

Astrobiology is working to answer three fundamental questions. Find out what they are and how NASA is coordinating efforts to get to the bottom of them. (4:30 min)

Martian Colonies - Mars Rover

Martian Colonies Impossible Due to Radiation

Martian colonies are back in the news after a tweet storm by Elon Musk. Find out how an astrobiologist instantly shot down his plans. (4:00 min read)

Exoplanet Giant Orbiting White Dwarf Star

Exoplanet Giant Orbiting Tiny White Dwarf

A giant exoplanet has been discovered orbiting a tiny white dwarf star only a quarter of the planet's size. That's right, the planet is far larger in size than its star. Find out why this matters to our search for life on other worlds. (4:30 min read)