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Professional astronomy images are the gold standard. But this Large Magellanic Cloud composite is the amateur community's best image ever.
These enormous centipedes are straight out of science fiction.
Over the coming decades, over 100,000 new satellites are expected. For countless millennia, whenever we were faced with a clear, cloudless, moonless night, all of humanity was able to witness […]
An unprecedented number of new satellites threatens the night sky as we know it. Will we act in time to save it?
Solving the supply chain crisis before the global economy tanks is going to require many creative approaches. Flexport’s Ryan Petersen has one that just might work.
Legendary cartoonist John Groth's pictorial map captures LA's film factories in their Golden Age.
We have long thought that Pluto was completely frozen solid, but the discovery of cryovolcanoes challenges that assumption.
From Brahms to Tchaikovsky, here's a curated list of composers whose music has shaped the classical canon.
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Bernini created art for 8 different popes. In the process, he helped reinforce and redefine Christianity’s visual culture.
Six denominations share the Holy Sepulcher, but not all between them is peace and love.
In Sun-like stars, hydrogen gets fused into helium. In the Big Bang, hydrogen fusion also makes helium. But they aren't close to the same.
Can space ever be safe? What about the metaverse?
Gigantic ranges called "supermountains" formed twice in Earth's history, and they may have had a profound influence on evolutionary history.
Setting resolutions for the new year means you think the future is up to you — but is it?
A study in the hospitality industry shows the importance of design, including during a pandemic.
In the most extreme cases, spiraling prices can lead to a collapse in a currency’s value.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Swiss Enlightenment philosopher who praised a simple life and inspired the worst of the French Revolution.
Starting just about now, leaves start changing color from north to south, high to low, light to dark.
Insomnia is the product of mental or emotional pressure.
Death is the great and terrifying unknown, awaiting us all at the end of this life. Giving it a personality makes it easier to gaze upon.
A large study links pornography use to decreased sexual performance for men and increased sexual performance for women.