New Video Shows How Humanity Could Spread Throughout the Galaxy

GIF: ESA Advanced Concepts Team/Gizmodo A fascinating competition to devise an efficient way of colonizing the…

Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Clockwise from top left: Mikkel Høegh Post (Natural History Museum of Denmark); Benjamin Currie (Gizmodo); AP;…

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Detects Spike in Methane on Mars

A composite self-portrait of the Curiosity Mars rover, 2018.Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech ( (AP) NASA’s Curiosity rover discovered “startlingly…

An Ambitious Search for Aliens Came Up Short—so Astrobiologists Are Thinking Bigger

Artist’s impression of an Earth-like exoplanet. Image: ESO/M. Kornmesser The Breakthrough Listen project has completed a…

Take a Moment to Admire These Passing Clouds on Mars

Martian clouds as seen by Curiosity on May 7, 2019.GIF: NASA/JPL-Caltech Life can be stressful and…

An Astounding Amount of Water Has Been Discovered Beneath the Martian North Pole

The Martian north polar cap. Image: SA/DLR/FU Berlin; NASA MGS MOLA Science Team Using ground-penetrating radar,…