These prices are too good to pass up on.
Seawater is raising salt levels in coastal woodlands along the entire Atlantic Coastal Plain, from Maine to Florida.
Atomic clocks keep time accurately to within 1 second every 33 billion years. Nuclear clocks could blow them all away.
Behavioral interventions may be better for long-term health.
“I watched closely for the sun or stars to appear, to correct my chronometer, on the accuracy of which our lives and the success of the journey would depend.”
A 19th-century surveying mistake kept lumberjacks away from what is now Minnesota's largest patch of old-growth trees.
Scientists uncovered the secrets of what drove some of the world's last remaining woolly mammoths to extinction.
By taking Satan out of the religious context, storytellers explored the nature of sin in new ways.
It’s the early 20th century, and you are the captain of a ship. A barquentine specifically—three masts and a coal-burning steam engine in her belly. She’s a sturdy and capable […]
In special relativity, the statement that two events happened at the same time is meaningless.
Unlike other world rulers, Genghis Khan was laid to rest not inside an elaborate mausoleum but an unmarked grave somewhere in Mongolia. Maybe.
NASA will use energy from Earth's gravity to launch the Lucy spacecraft in October of this year.
Solving the supply chain crisis before the global economy tanks is going to require many creative approaches. Flexport’s Ryan Petersen has one that just might work.
Apart from divine authority, is there an ethical basis for right and wrong?
Roughly half the world population, including in America, has insufficient levels of vitamin D. UV irradiated mushrooms can help.
The strangest thing about trying to predict the future is that our only clues lie in the past.
From cryonics to time travel, here are some of the (highly speculative) methods that might someday be used to bring people back to life.
The bird demonstrates cutting-edge technology for devising self-folding nanoscale robots.
In the most extreme cases, spiraling prices can lead to a collapse in a currency’s value.
The sun is setting on unsustainable long-haul, short-stay tourism — regional travel bubbles are the future
The trans-Tasman and Pacific bubbles will likely be among the first safe international travel zones in the world.
Besides offering an incredibly cool way to get stuff into space, SpinLaunch promises to reduce the cost of a launch by 20-fold.
On New Year's Eve 1899, the captain of this Pacific steamliner sailed into history. Or did he?