The Labour Economics study suggests two potential reasons for the increase: corruption and increased capacity.
What happens if we consider welfare programs as investments?
The drive would provide enough thrust for a spacecraft to travel near the speed of light using only electricity, says physicist Jim Woodward.
Congratulations to Penrose, Ghez and Genzel, and to black hole enthusiasts everywhere. On October 6, 2020, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded towards research in black holes. 50% of […]
You've spent almost a decade gaining extremely specialized skills. But that's ok; your value is greater than you realize.
Most homes are using insufficient methods to determine when chicken is done cooking and safe to eat.
For the Iroquois, it was a type of military training and a way to honor the gods.
It’s one of only five spacecraft that will exit the Solar System, and the only one we have a chance to aim at another star. Of all the spacecraft ever launched, […]
Fingerprinting and facial recognition may lead the way in air travel.
Europe is divided on whether films should have subtitles or different audio tracks.
The few seconds of nuclear explosion opening shots in Godzilla alone required more than 6.5 times the entire budget of the monster movie they ended up in.
David Bienenstock has made it his mission to keep the history of cannabis alive.
The true course of progress is not only charted by great men and women, but also by ordinary people having conversations.
The job market of tomorrow will require people to develop their technical capacity in tandem with human-only skills.
What we’ve seen isn’t necessarily what we get, but the most common world doesn’t look like ours. There’s a very common myth out there in astronomy: the idea that the Sun […]
We’re not made out of the densest elements, but we’re the densest planet nonetheless. Here’s why. Of all the planets, dwarf planets, moons, asteroids and more in the Solar System, only […]
How do we combat the roots of these hateful forces?
Albert Einstein is synonymous with genius. While we’re all aware of his outstanding contributions to science, much of his brilliance is incomprehensible to us because it pertains to such an […]
Researchers find that toddlers verbalize and interact more with their parents when reading sessions feature print books, not tablets.
The hard part was keeping the list down to ten.
You get out what you put in, and we haven’t truly invested in space since Apollo ended. Humanity should be an interplanetary civilization by now. There is no scientific reason that […]