Earth & Space

Take Them To Our Leaders

"Imagination... must not be underestimated as a valuable means to advance knowledge towards new frontiers," say the authors of a new study on the possible consequences of the discovery of extraterrestrial life; we couldn't agree more.

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Get Your Phases Sorted

Among the lunar-phase calendars usually found stacked in crystal shops and New-Age book stores, a radial version by designer and type founder Dimitre Lima stands out.

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Reaching Lake Vostok

The largest subglacial lake in the world will begin to yield its secrets later this month, when a Russian drilling team reaches it beneath 4 km of Antarctic ice.

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Spirit of the Age

Seven years ago, Mars Exploration Rover Spirit landed on Mars. Mired in 2009 after traveling nearly five miles across the Martian landscape and silent since March, Spirit's parking spot may be its final resting place.

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