A black swan event is rare but disruptive — and might be predictable.
All of these conflicts have a long history. They may also have a long future.
Meet T. imperator and T. regina.
Experiments cannot confirm what theory predicts about neutrinos. And particle physicists have no idea why.
A 12-year long study examines the differences between how same-sex and different-sex couples argue, with some surprising results.
Earth is not a benign mother. We have begun to witness what happens when it unleashes its fury.
Should you blast the A/C even when you're not at home?
Most potentially hazardous asteroids remain unidentified. NEO surveyor could change that, but only if it's funded, and soon.
One study estimated that 80% of people include “deviations” from the truth in their online profiles.
A new study on brain differences between sexes sparks a persistent question.
Yorkicystis lived during the “Cambrian explosion,” 539 million to 485 million years ago – hundreds of million years before the dinosaurs.
In "The Secret Life of Secrets", Michael Slepian explores how holding secrets affects our relationships, psychology, and well-being.
After mammoth investments and two decades of anti-aging research, what do immortality proponents have to show for it?
With 1550 distinct type Ia supernovae measured across ~10 billion years of cosmic time, the Pantheon+ data set reveals our Universe.
There is nothing more important to science than its ability to prove ideas wrong.
There are two fundamentally different ways of measuring the Universe's expansion. They disagree. "Early dark energy" might save us.
Not too hot, not too cold...
One day, this powerful tool could be in millions of smartphones.
Short-termism is both rooted in our most primal instincts and encouraged by runaway technological development. How can we fight it?
What most people don't realize is that everyone's imagery is different.
When you wish upon a star, it probably makes a difference who you are.
Previously, only the brightest and most active galaxies could pierce the obscuring wall of cosmic dust. At last, normal galaxies break through.