Are There Any Good Reasons Why We Should We Explore Space?

It's difficult to look up on a clear night and not feel the pull to get out there, anywhere, and see a little more of the universe than the little blue marble that we've anchored ourselves on. But, when faced with the need to justify the money, time, and tech to get us there, what are the best reasons to explore space? » 9/29/14 4:20pm 9/29/14 4:20pm

How Laline Paull Brought Real Science into Her Novel The Bees

Science fiction has a celebrated role in inspiring real scientific advancements. But, the relationship also works in the opposite direction, with science inspiring stories to go to new places. Here, author Laline Paull explains just how scientific facts sent her novel The Bees into an unexpected direction. » 9/24/14 4:20pm 9/24/14 4:20pm