Meet the unsung heroines who deciphered military codes during the first and second World Wars.
Find out how Rafał Biros got involved in the hunt for comets and became the youngest known finder of one.
This article examines some of the traits that allow people to act heroically or prevent them from doing so.
Leaving for the International Space Station won’t stop NASA astronaut Kate Rubins from doing her civic duty. Read about how elections work in space.
Read about often forgotten icon Wyomia Tyus and her quest for Olympic gold.
Watch this video about one woman’s drive to educate the women around her and help create an environment of acceptance and opportunity.
Read about our ongoing space exploration in the midst of a pandemic and why it matters.
Follow the journey of Garret McNamara as he attempts to surf the dangerously large waves of Portugal.
Former astronaut and NASA administrator Charles Bolden talks about the future of space exploration.
Whether it’s an epic journey or a nice vacation, travel restrictions may change the way we move around the globe for a long time to come.
Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey may seem like pure fiction, but social media tools reveal that they’re at least partly based in fact.
It’s difficult enough to undertake a quest, but one teen recently accomplished a stunning goal while also using humor to shut down her critics.
Quests still happen today, though they may take different forms. Read about one company’s quest to harness the world’s strongest winds to power humanity.
Read about why heroes from Odysseus to today continue to inspire us.
Greek mythology is filled with impossible events and bizarre creatures, but where did the idea of a one-eyed giant come from? Archaeologists have a theory.
A few years ago a British adventurer completed the first solo canoe trip down the full length of Africa’s Congo River. Read about the challenges he faced.
Watch this quick public service announcement with world-renowned activist Greta Thunberg as it highlights aspects of her personal quest to inspire others to take action in preserving our climate.
Read about the best ways to positively impact the world around you with this quick list of heroic characteristics.
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Part of the Odyssey’s appeal is the element of surprise—would generation after generation dig into a story whose hero figures out exactly how to get where he’s planned to go and goes straight there?