Lasers are being touted as the next big thing in interstellar travel -- will it become a reality?
Hawking has backed it. There's a $100 million investment. But can we really send nanoprobes to another star? Not yet, say experts, but it's an exciting start.
Stephen Hawking wants humanity to reach the stars.
Visiting Mars is going to be a multi-year trip, but what if we told you a ship could get to the Red Planet in the space of a holiday weekend? DNews looks at a proposal to do just that, with propulsion courtesy of photons.
A NASA spacecraft now has Jupiter more squarely in its sights ahead of its July 4 arrival at the solar system's largest planet.
What will the NASA spacecraft do when it reaches Jupiter this year?
People who live in glass houses probably shouldn’t throw stones, but they could travel in space, thanks to a new manufacturing technique that allows transparent glass to absorb ultraviolet radiation.
After five years of soaring around the solar system Japan's Akatsuki spacecraft has performed the necessary maneuver to enter orbit around Venus!
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