The design was as intricate as that of modern-day, factory-fabricated denim jeans, and just as durable. The ancients had fashion.
William Shatner is going to space because Jeff Bezos loves Star Trek.
We can do so much more, so much faster, with the same data. When you think about how astronomy works, you probably think about observers pointing telescopes at objects, collecting data […]
One of the best-known allegorical depictions of love has a rather pessimistic male twin.
A new study of Martian dust gives insights into the ancient Martian climate. The findings hint at a wetter world.
A new study analyzed Martian glaciers to discover that the planet had numerous ice ages.
From the tablets of the Babylonians to the telescopes of modern science, humans have always looked to the skies for fundamental answers.
Probably not. Even though we're still investigating the origin of life, the evidence suggests that cells came much later.
And the one step we can take to show extraterrestrials we’re figuring it out. Every year, Earth’s meteor showers accomplish two important tasks. This composite photograph shows a large number of […]
Some stars burn through their fuel as expected, and die of natural causes. But others, instead, get murdered. Here's their story.
Bernini created art for 8 different popes. In the process, he helped reinforce and redefine Christianity’s visual culture.
The credibility problem facing the biomedical and public health establishment is, at least in part, a product of its own making.
Quite a lot, actually, even though it has no identifiable value as a scientific concept.
While there is more to North Korean cinema than meets the eye, the country’s film industry ultimately amounts to little more than a mouthpiece for the ruling Kim dynasty.
This world map shows how the rest of the world LOLs. In France, you MDR; in China, you 23333.
According to Tolkien, fantasy requires a deep imagination known as "sub-creation." And the genre reflects a fundamental truth of being human.
The far infrared reveals both the coldest and hottest gas in the Universe, and can teach us what no other wavelength range can.
There are so many problems, all across planet Earth, that harm and threaten humanity. Why invest in researching the Universe?
Syllipsimopodi bideni is small (about 12cm in length), has ten arms, suckers, fins, and a triangular pen of hard tissue inside its body for support.