Men with one older brother are 12% more likely to enter a same-sex union than those with a sister.
What Odysseus needed from his father was something more important: the comfort of being a son.
A study finds that older adults who cannot balance on one foot for ten seconds have an 84% higher risk of death than those who can.
Much like computing technology, the Great Red Spot has been getting smaller and faster over the last few years.
Fittingly, the skull was found in the Rising Star cave of South Africa, itself located at a site known to UNESCO as the Cradle of Mankind.
People can lose their authentic selves when they don't honestly confront life's potential, according to the philosopher Soren Kierkegaard.
At least 33 cities are sinking by more than 1 cm a year.
The peasant turned czarist advisor has come to be known and feared as the devil incarnate, but was he really as demonic as we have been led to believe?
There's a whole lotta shakin' goin' on beneath the single plate of Mars.
Being more creative doesn’t require a ‘Muse.’ It’s about pairing intelligence and imagination.
With its very first deep-field view of the Universe now released, the James Webb Space Telescope has shown us our cosmos as never before.
The Universe is expanding, and the Hubble constant tells us how fast. But how can it be a constant if the expansion is accelerating?
There are an estimated two trillion galaxies within the observable Universe. Most are already unreachable, and the situation only gets worse.
The idea of "absolute time" was our default for millennia. But time is relative, as gravity and motion both cause time to dilate.
The photometric filters for the Vera Rubin Observatory are complete and showcase why they are indispensable for astronomy.
"Immodest Acts" tells the story of Benedetta Carlini, a lesbian nun who claimed to be a mystic visionary but failed to convince the leaders of her faith.
Just 13.8 billion years after the hot Big Bang, we can see 46.1 billion light-years away in all directions. Doesn't that violate...something?
Particle physics needs a new collider to supersede the Large Hadron Collider. Muons, not electrons or protons, might hold the key.
Even with only 12.5 hours of exposure time, James Webb's first deep-field image taught us lessons we've never realized before.
Too many people still view stay-at-home dads as feckless deadbeats, but their acceptance is an important step toward gender equality.
Just don't expect the apocalypse to look like it does in the movies.
Crocodiles have been called “living fossils.” That is, the species has remained unaltered for vast periods of geologic time. They’ve become so perfectly adapted to their ecological niche that millions […]