Space & the Universe

Physics in Action

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Curiosity vs. Other Mars Missions
How do recent Mars missions compare to the popular Curiosity rover?


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People in Physics

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Interview with Astronaut Don Pettit
We talk to Don about scary moments in space, immigrating to Mars, human spaceflight and more.


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Physics Buzz

The Heavyweight Champion of the Universe
About 3.4 billion light-years away, in the general direction of the constellation Draco, lies one of the heaviest singular objects in the known universe. Designated H1821+643, it has roughly 30 billion times the mass of the sun, with an event horizon tha...

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Writer's Gallery

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Einstein's Dreams Review
Einstein's Dreams takes the reader on a journey through different conceptions of time. What if time stood still? What if time slowed down on the highest mountain peaks? Find out why this modern classic is a must-read for those looking to dabble in physics, philosophy, or psychology.

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