Get Ready For Gravitational Waves All Day, Every Day

Get Ready For Gravitational Waves All Day, Every Day

In the sprawling concert venue that is our universe, black holes often collide to produce cosmic cymbal crashes known as a gravitational waves. These collisions, along with other astronomical activity that generates these spacetime disturbances, occur frequently...
The WIRED Guide to Commercial Human Space Flight

The WIRED Guide to Commercial Human Space Flight

On the morning of December 13, 2018, the Virgin Galactic WhiteKnightTwo wheeled down a stark runway in Mojave, California, ready to take off. Whining like a regular passenger jet, the twin-hulled catamaran of an airplane passed by owner Richard Branson, who stood...