U.S. nuclear power plants are built to survive external attacks. Even missiles or a commercial aircraft strike would not cause a meltdown or radiation leak.
Do your kids a favor and give them the gift of philosophy this Christmas.
Symbolic gestures often speak to our psyche in ways no rational action could ever speak to our intellect.
UNC School of Medicine researchers identified the amino acid responsible for the trip.
As particles travel through the Universe, there's a speed limit to how fast they're allowed to go. No, not the speed of light: below it.
On May 4, 1970, the National Guard shot and killed four students during an anti-war protest. The massacre went on to change American culture forever.
There’s a flowchart if you aren’t sure. It’s a situation that comes up all too frequently: an expert in their field publicly states a conclusion that is thoroughly accepted by the […]
With little progress on other avenues to preventing mass shootings, one firm has employed architecture to save students.
Melting ice is turning up bodies on Mt. Everest. This isn't as shocking as you'd think.
Research is for the experts. Listen to them instead. “Research both sides and make up your own mind.” It’s simple, straightforward, common sense advice. And when it comes to issues like […]
She was walking down the forest path with a roll of white cloth in her hands. It was trailing behind her like a long veil. It was sweeping needles, leaves […]
She’s not a scientist, an expert, or even an adult. But she’s got one good lesson to teach us all. Like most people on Earth, Greta Thunberg is not a climate […]
YouTube's constantly changing hate speech and harassment policies beg the question: Where exactly is the line?
If you thought that diamonds were the hardest things of all, this will have you thinking again. Carbon is one of the most fascinating elements in all of nature, with chemical […]
Conspiracies do happen. So, how do you know which theories might be worth investigating?
You may not recognize the names, but these seven scientists have improved the lives of people the world over.