How big is the universe? This infographic, designed by Number Sleuth, visualizes the size of the universe and its contents by allowing you to scroll down from the very largest known objects to the smallest and compare their relative sizes. Each row in t
Space-based solar power: the energy of the future? In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's never night: a perfect place for a solar power station to harvest uninterrupted power 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.