Articles by

Ramin Skibba

NASA Will Not Change the James Webb Telescope’s Name

James Webb led NASA in the 1950s and 60s, during the Cold War–era “Lavender Scare,” when government...

NASA’s Huge SLS Rocket Finally Launches the Artemis 1 Moon Mission

After years of delays and several false starts, the wait is finally over: NASA’s massive Space Launch...

Protest Is Risky at Egypt's COP27. That Won't Stop Activists

But an altercation that followed the event exemplified the resistance human rights activists face: According to a...

The Tiangong Space Station Makes China a Major Space Power

The space program may also attach a robotic telescope to it in the future, although the station...

Ukraine’s Biggest Nuclear Plant Needs a Safety Zone

Until Ukraine and Russia reach an agreement, the plant remains in danger. “There’s no question: There should...

A New 3,200-Megapixel Camera Has Astronomers Salivating

The world’s biggest digital camera is finally coming into focus. While a very powerful personal camera might...

Success! NASA Says DART Really Clocked That Asteroid

Two weeks ago, the asteroid Dimorphos was minding its own business, quietly orbiting around its partner Didymos,...

These Sci-Fi Visions for Interstellar Travel Just Might Work

For very long interstellar trips—things that are farther than the closest star—continuous fusion, antimatter, and sails are...