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Christopher Wanjek (Armchair Astrophysics)

Christopher Wanjek is a health and science writer based in Baltimore. He is the author of "Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars and Beyond," from Harvard University Press, Spring 2020.


Almost as old as Hubble, Chandra needs a follow-up to complement the James Webb Space Telescope.

The smooth findings, ironically enough, may point to cracks in the theory of cosmic expansion

The tale of two searches for dark matter and how we might really be closing in on the source of the mystery.

A search in X-rays suggests life might be possible around two of our three neighboring stars.

In cosmology, Buddha strikes again.

That’s some cosmic trick, but is it done with mirrors?

The collaboration’s first image has given us a glimpse of what the future of event horizon studies may look like.