Amid such suffering, people need some joy.
The gospels imply that Jesus became famous as much for his exorcisms as his ministry.
Frank Lloyd Wright captured serenity in his masterpiece, Fallingwater, but his egotistical tendencies made life for others anything but serene.
By taking Satan out of the religious context, storytellers explored the nature of sin in new ways.
Everything is made of matter, not antimatter, including black holes. If antimatter black holes existed, what would they do?
New study of gamma rays and gravitational lensing points to the possible presence of dark matter.
Although most of the Universe's mass is dark matter, which gravitates just as well as normal matter, it still can't make black holes.
Hidden variables aren’t ruled out, but they can’t get rid of quantum weirdness. Ever since the discovery of the bizarre behavior of quantum systems, we’ve been forced to reckon with […]
That question is at the heart of the new documentary, "Medicating Normal."
Quantum physics isn't quite magic, but it requires an entirely novel set of rules to make sense of the quantum universe.
fMRI scans show each new thing you think of as a "thought worm."
There are two fundamentally different ways of measuring the Universe's expansion. They disagree. "Early dark energy" might save us.
It's a victory for homeless advocates on the West Coast, who say criminalizing homelessness is cruel and ineffective.
Manly Bands wanted to improve on mens' wedding bands. Mission accomplished.
Named M51-ULS-1b, it's certainly a curious astronomical event. But the evidence is far too weak to conclude "planet."
Are dark matter and dark energy both two sides of the same coin? When it comes to the Universe, what you can easily see isn’t always reflective of all there is. […]
Ancient corridors below the French capital have served as its ossuary, playground, brewery, and perhaps soon, air conditioning.
Forget Copenhagen, Many-Worlds, Pilot Waves and all the others. What you’re left with is reality. When it comes to understanding the Universe, scientists have traditionally taken two approaches in tandem with […]
Polls never reveal who we really are. Google does.
The Universe is supposed to be the same everywhere and in all directions. So what's that giant "cold spot" doing out there?
The shape of our Universe has long been recognized to be flat. But that isn’t the only possibility. The Universe is expanding, and goes on for farther than even our […]
A few years ago, the first dark matter-free galaxies were announced, and then immediately disputed. Now, there are too many to ignore.