What analogies and metaphors might be useful in describing the processes of planets and stars in our solar system?
Astrobiologist Janusz Pętkowski talks about whether extra-terrestrial life might exist on the planet Venus.
When we look up into the sky, towards the stars and beyond – to the entire universe itself – it is sometimes hard not to be overcome with a sense existential loneliness.
Psychedelics offer a sense of expansive connectedness, just like astronauts have felt looking back to Earth from space.
Paradoxically, it was only after we flew into space that we discovered the Earth – as these three photos of our planet illustrate.
Earlier this year, Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched its first human passengers into space. What might an essay written by Hannah Arendt in the 1960s tell us about the commercialization of outer space?
Existential dread, meet astronomical wonder.
Our sun has been burning for 4.5 billion years, but it was not the first of its kind – those stars belong in a corner of the universe that spans 14 billion years.
As humans, we all experience emotions between ourselves. Yet how is it that some inanimate objects – buildings and other feats of architectural design – can also influence our mood?
In the heat of Oman’s Dhofar desert, two very different groups of temporary inhabitants go through their monotonous yet important daily routines.
Humans love to explore. Strangely enough even horrible places – like Mars. Let’s see how building a Mars base could work and how insanely nerve-wracking exactly it would be.
The Space Race was a secretive time for the Soviets. So secretive, that the cosmic spacecraft watercolours painted by the Russian architect Galina Balashova have been completely forgotten. Written by Konstanty Usenko.