The strangest thing about trying to predict the future is that our only clues lie in the past.
Since our arrival, humans have driven a seven-fold drop in the mass of wild land mammals.
The recently discovered Oort cloud comet, Bernardinelli–Bernstein, has the largest known nucleus: 119 km. Here's what it could do to Earth.
The results of a recent study counter some common claims found in anti-immigration narratives.
The whole isn't greater than the sum of its parts; that's a flaw in our thinking. Non-reductionism requires magic, not merely science.
Aptera expects to begin delivering its solar-powered car later in 2022.
Please stop calling our Sun an "average star." It is philosophically dubious and astronomically incorrect.
By digging deep, we could harness enough energy to power generations to come. But it involves fracking.
It is normal for parents to experience intrusive thoughts about harming their children. Don't let the thoughts worry you.
Remembering Frank Drake, who transformed the search for alien life & extraterrestrial intelligence into a full-fledged scientific endeavor.
For some reason, the charges on the electron and proton are equal and opposite, and their numbers are equal, too. But why?
The James Webb Space Telescope viewed Neptune, our Solar System's final planet, for the first time. Here's what we saw, and what it means.
Scientists turn to nature to improve a ubiquitous building material.
65 million years ago, an asteroid strike caused the 5th great mass extinction. Could we save Earth, today, from a similar event?
Scientific journals, which are supposed to be the sacred scriptures of academia, are often full of shoddy research and misinformation.
In theory, the fabric of space could have been curved in any way imaginable. So why is the Universe flat when we measure it?
Earth is not a benign mother. We have begun to witness what happens when it unleashes its fury.
Standard probiotics cannot compare to the diversity that your microbes have.
If Rome was not built in a day, why do you think you can be?
Imagine Flipper trained in the art of espionage.
Uploading your mind is not a pathway to immortality. Instead, it will create a possibly hostile digital doppelgänger.
Time isn't the same for everyone, even on Earth. Flying around the world gave Einstein the ultimate test. No one is immune from relativity.