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The Dyson Sphere -- Not Just Science Fiction

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.01.2016 | Science
Xaque Gruber

The concept of a Dyson Sphere is not a new one. It was first described by futurist writer Olaf Stapledon in his 1937 science fiction novel, Star Maker.

Huge Moon's 'Club Sandwich' Ocean Might Support Life | Mike Wall | Posted 05.03.2014 | Science

Jupiter may have two moons capable of supporting life as we know it. Like its famous neighbor Europa, the huge Jovian satellite Ganymede might have a...

WATCH: Planet's Giant Moon Like You've Never Seen Before | Mike Wall | Posted 02.16.2014 | Science

The largest moon in the solar system has finally received its cartographic due. Scientists have created the first global geological map of Jupiter's ...

Scientists Solve Mystery Of Planet's Oddball Moons

Posted 10.19.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 10/19/2012 07:25 AM EDT on Saturn's icy medium-size moons were born when a few much bigger satellites c...

Space Agency Announces Major Mission To Planet's Icy Moons

Posted 05.04.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 05/03/2012 12:57 PM EDT on The European Space Agency will launch a deep-space mission to explore the icy ...

Life at the SETI Institute: Paul Estrada -- From Dust to Planets

SETI Institute | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
SETI Institute

By Gail Jacobs If planets are a dime a dozen, moons are less than a penny each. There are at least 139 moons just within our own solar system. Most o...

Jupiter Moon Melted By Asteroid, Comet Bombardment

Ars Technica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The remaining moon, Ganymede, was a bit of a mystery. Like Callisto, it appears to be a mixture of rock and water with a big difference: on Ganymede, ...