The Leidy Glacier faces a barrier as it meets the Olriks Fjord that it feeds into: rock. This image shows how, even for a giant, hulking slab of ice and rock, the path of least resistance is often the most favourable. Read More >>
If it really came down to it, and you did have to defend yourself against an interstellar attacker, would a traditional gun actually be able to do the trick? Let's gaze at the idea, and crunch some numbers to find out.
Who gave this telescope a lightsaber? Just kidding: this is, of course, the ESA's Optical Ground Station telescope in Tenerife, in the process of laser-tagging the International Space Station to establish a data connection. Read More >
Microsoft have been building a software platform called OnSight that's designed to let scientists carry out their work through realistic holograms of the distant planet they're studying. Using HoloLens, of course.
Following reports that Google was finalising a $1 billion (£660 million) investment in Elon Musk's zany new space internet project, SpaceX has confirmed a new round of funding worth—you guessed it—$1 billion.
Illustrator Ron Miller imagined how the Earth would look if it had Saturn's rings, and how their appearance would change from different parts of the globe. The result is a fascinating view that surely makes anyone wish we had such a spectacular view encompassing our globe.