The light from Earendel took 12.9 billion years to reach Hubble. The star is millions of times brighter than our Sun and 50 times as massive.
The power of play: our forgotten lifehack.
Nikolaas Tinbergen's concept of "supernormal stimulus" explains why humans are attracted to a heightened version of reality.
The fictitious 31st-century world portrayed by the series is actually quite a bit like our own in the 21st century.
Many atheists think of themselves as intellectually gifted individuals, guiding humanity on the path of reason. Scientific data shows otherwise.
"I was part of the surgical team that conducted the first pig-to-human heart transplant in a living patient."
Successful romantic relationships require desire, but that desire doesn't have to be sexual.
New anthropological research suggests our ancestors enjoyed long slumbers.
The number of people with dementia is expected to triple by 2060.
The so-called "court painter of Silicon Valley" was shaped by her youth in communist Poland but looks forward to a future ruled by celebrity robots.
‘Morality pills’ may be the US’s best shot at ending the coronavirus pandemic, according to one ethicist
COVID-19 is a tragedy of the commons.
The neuralnanorobotics are coming.
A new study found that personality growth in young adults predicted career benefits such as income, degree attainment, and job satisfaction.
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Though gloomy and dense, Russian literature is hauntingly beautiful, offering a relentlessly persistent inquiry into the human experience.
Cognitive psychologist Donald Hoffman hypothesizes we evolved to experience a collective delusion — not objective reality.
Sometimes you have to take the road less traveled.
Thought expriments are great tools, but do they always do what we want them to?
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"It's just a joke," right?
Many renowned writers have revelled in the gifts of their non-native tongues.