Human life is inherently uncertain. We are vulnerable and we know it. Throughout our long history, we humans have always looked for some means of control to master our uncertainty, especially as the possibilities
The results of NASA's tests on the 'impossible' EM Drive have been leaked, and they reveal that the controversial propulsion system really does work, and is capable of generating impressive thrust in vacuum,
Humans have always had the impulse to cast alien life in our image, says British science writer Philip Ball. It’s a tendency that goes back centuries, and has only been propagated by modern science fiction.
A collection of short essays on the search for alien life asks all the big questions, but doesn’t leave enough space for answers Are we alone – a pale blue dot, bursting with life amid a vast, uninhabited