space

Why NASA Just Rocketed Human Sperm into Space

Early last month, NASA shot a dozen massive loads into orbit. And by massive loads, I mean, of course, containers filled with frozen sperm from…

Space Boners: It’s Harder to Get Hard in Space

On July 20, 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the Moon. “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap…

We’ve Got Some Really Bad News About Space Beer

Not that long ago, Anheuser-Busch (the company that makes Budweiser) rocketed barley seeds to the International Space Station to better understand how the grain germinates…

From ‘Your Anus’ to ‘Urine-us’: The Rebranding of Uranus

Uranus has long been a source of delight to schoolboys… Wait, let’s try that again. No matter which way you pronounce our solar system’s seventh planet — “Your…