Surprising Science

A nearby star system may "go supernova" in 10 million years—far sooner than scientists once predicted.

Surprising Science

If asteroids or supernovas don’t kill Earth, our planet will die when the Sun swells up and vaporizes it. By that time, Ed Sion hopes we’ll have long since packed up and left.

Surprising Science

Fortunately, the technology to intercept and destroy renegade space matter is no longer a Hollywood myth.

Surprising Science

A conversation with the astronomer and astrophysicist at Villanova University.