Ever since we could use our eyeballs, humans haven't been able to shake a major staring problem with the night sky. The ancient Babylonians were so obsessed that they created the first-known practice of astrology — which we now use as fodder for cheap come-on lines in bars. In the mid-20th century, a similar obsession took hold, but this time, we got greedy trying to toss as many humans onto the moon as possible. All that space travel spawned a frenzy of science fiction, which became well-established as an entertainment genre. It's obvious that space sparks our curiosity, haunts our desires, and ignites our... More >>>