The real legacy of the War of the Worlds is how we think about mass media.
We must consider the possibility that going to Mars is just as much an act of grief in denial as an act of triumph in achievement.
The preliminary science suggests Marstronauts are going to need some protection.
Now a cold, barren desert, Mars once had an ocean bigger than the Arctic.
Studies show that it takes a certain kind of crazy to volunteer for a trip to Mars.
Emerging research suggests that methanogens might be able to withstand the temperature swings and low pressures of a Martian existence.
We know what life looks like on Earth, but will we know it when we see it somewhere else?
Scientists weigh the possibility that methane gas on Mars comes from microorganisms in the soil.
In preparation for colonizing space, a crack crew of middle-aged rats is colonizing a patch of Barcelona.