Russian billionaire Yuri Milner spoke Tuesday at Brainstorm Tech 2016 in Aspen. He explained why he's investing in a $100 million scheme to send tiny space probes to Alpha Centauri. Milner wants to find intelligent alien life.
New technology involved in creating Christopher Nolan's epic Interstellar is shedding light on the powerful effects of real life black holes and paving the way for astrophysics research, a new study explains.
A series of pseudo-3D maps may help astronomers better understand the world outside our solar system, otherwise known as interstellar space. The maps pinpoint materials between stars in the Milky Way galaxy, and could help reveal the composition of these interstellar mediums.