10 amazing space missions you never knew about

Few things excite the human imagination like space travel. Missions to walk on the moon, land probes on speeding comets, or drive robots across Mars are undeniably thrilling, and remind us of just how far we’ve come from our humble primate roots. While the most electrifying missions are splashed across the headlines every few years, … Continued

Spatial Awareness—5 years of cosmic exploration and revelation

As a new joint Euro-Russian space mission blasts off on a mission to Mars, to discover whether the planet’s methane is being produced by windy alien microorganisms living just below the red crust, we take a trip through the last five brain-blowing years of space exploration. Over the last half-decade, our understanding of the cosmos … Continued

How large is the universe?

Just as astronomers begin to make precise measurements of the observable universe, new evidence suggests that our only visible patch of space is but an infinitesimally small portion of the whole cosmos. To explore more mysteries of the universe, check out Cosmic Journeys on the Love Nature app. Not a member? Be sure to subscribe … Continued

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