No, you can’t really “dig to China.” But what if you could ride the so-called gravity train through the center of the Earth to the opposite side? How long would it take?
Betelgeuse, a massive star in the Orion constellation, is dimming. Could it be about to explode in a spectacular supernova? What would that look like here on Earth?
Scientists may have discovered a fifth fundamental force of nature. But it’s an extraordinary claim requiring extraordinary evidence. What does it all mean?
Many of these space travelers are, of course, NASA astronauts. That means they went through a rigorous application and training process. So, what exactly does it take to be an astronaut?
There’s a mysterious rock traveling through our solar system. Could it in fact not be a rock at all, but an alien probe?
How much is Mars really like Earth? Could our solar system neighbor become a travel destination in the future? Could we live there? Everyday Einstein investigates the Martian habitat.
How much do you know about the largest human-made object in space, the ISS? Here are cool facts about what it is, who lives there, and where you can see it.
Adding up all of the mass in every asteroid in our entire solar system totals only less than the mass of our Moon. But what’s the difference between asteroid, meteor, meteorite, and even comet?
Our universe is 13.8 billion years old,. How do astronomers arrive at such an enormous number? more with Sabrina @qdteinstein @quickdirtytips at #365daysOfAstro
Antimatter may sound like science fiction, but it actually surrounds us every day. So what is antimatter? more at #365DaysOfAstro with @QDTeinstein