Space Technology

  • Voice Choices

    August 6, 2014
  • Voice Choices

    May 21, 2014


    Explore the galaxy and all its wonders

  • Voice Choices

    January 22, 2014


    A trip to uncharted territory awaits at the New Museum

  • Voice Choices

    April 24, 2013


    Bask in the light of Shabazz Palaces

  • Film

    April 17, 2013
  • Voice Choices

    December 5, 2012


    Tracy K. Smith reads with Tina Chang

  • Voice Choices

    June 6, 2012


    Visit the galaxy with 
Banana Bag & Bodice

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Ashton Kutcher's Going To Space. Sadly, He's Not Staying

    ‚ÄčThere's good news and bad news: Fact-phobic Dude, Where's My Car star Ashton Kutcher is heading to space. Unfortunately, he's not staying.On his blog yesterday, Sir Richard Branson, the chairman of Virgin Group, announced that Kutcher would be the 500th person to get shot into space on Virgin Gal ... More >>

  • Theater

    January 18, 2012

    Leo: Skew You!

    Optical tricks in an acrobatic solo show

  • Voice Choices

    January 4, 2012


    Two tributes to a musical icon

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2011

    Mitt Romney Hammers Gingrich on Moon Policy, Space Mirrors

    Newt's America.​Earlier, we wrote about last night's GOP debate in Des Moines and Mitt Romney's proposed $10,000 bet with Rick Perry over claims that Romney's book was edited to change a portion about health care. This fleeting and insignificant moment overshadowed the real issues that were di ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 5, 2011


    Artists and musicians take over DUMBO

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2011

    Jeff Bezos' Spaceship Loses Control, is Destroyed

    via Blue Origin​A spacecraft funded by Amazon head Jeff Bezos lost control during a test flight and was destroyed, the Wall Street Journal reports. Blue Origin, a commercial space company Bezos funds, is believed to have launched and lost the unmanned craft on August 24th. In a letter written ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Robert Burnham Jr.'s 1983 Testament: An Astronomer-Recluse Inscribes His Universe (Part II)

    Burnham in his Prescott, Arizona home lab, circa 1960.​ Yesterday, we published the first half of a 24,000-word "self-interview" by Lowell Observatory astronomer Robert Burnham, Jr. on what would have been his 80th birthday. Burnham died in 1993 at the age of 61. He was known not only for hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Jerusalem UFO Videos a Hoax, Obvious Alien Says

    There's the bastard!​Multiple videos of a supposed UFO hovering above Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock appeared on YouTube in late January, and plenty of people thought these were the most compelling cases for the existence of extraterrestrial life ever found. Benjamin Radford, "veteran investigat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    One Giant Leap for Mankind -- in Central Park

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 24, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 41 The Age of Lunacy On a Muddy Meadow by Steve Lerner The Moon-In on the Sheep Meadow in Central Park last Sunday night came off as the world's largest outdoor multi-media program. Vying for spectator pop ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 4, 2010


    Cynthia Hopkins explores the loss of a parent

  • Voice Choices

    March 24, 2010


    Tracy Jordan, er, Morgan, for your pleasure

  • Voice Choices

    March 9, 2010


    Out of this world

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2009

    NASA finds water on the moon

    ​NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Mission (LCROSS) probe discovered organic materials and "significant" amounts of water at the bottom of the Cabeus crater near the South Pole of the moon.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Programming Note: Edroso Getting Some Rest

    ​Try not to panic, fans of right wing blogosphere cosmonaut Roy Edroso. Our blogging champ is taking today and Monday off for some well deserved rest and relaxation. For today, please enjoy the musings of our weekend specialist, Julia, a skillful scribe formerly of Firedoglake. The Ed

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    New Yorkers Rise Early for Moon Mugging

    ​A group of die-hard New York stargazers met this morning in Inwood, in the northernmost tip of Manhattan near Spuyten Duyvil Creek, to watch the LCROSS lunar probe crash into the surface of the moon. The mission's objective is to see if there is water on the moon. Jason Kendall, the founder ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    How Do You Spell Progress? P-E-E

    Astronauts aboard the space station toasted themselves and their colleagues after the successful completion of a recycling system that transforms urine and sweat into potable water. Foregoing champagne, the spacemen drank to the event by sipping some of the very water that had been recycled from t ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 13, 2009


    Cynthia Hopkins wants to turn you inside out

  • Voice Choices

    March 18, 2009


    Parker Posey reads Miranda July

  • Voice Choices

    January 7, 2009


    Yuk it up with Chicago's finest

  • Music

    April 22, 2008

    Big Dipper, Still Fetching After All These Years

    Tracing these forgotten noisemakers' hooky, otherworldly racket

  • Film

    June 6, 2006
  • Music

    April 1, 2003

    French Fries and Fruit Flies

    Not Yesterday Once More

  • News

    July 3, 2001
  • Film

    November 14, 2000