The Black Death wasn't the only plague in the 1300s.
Why do flocks of birds swoop and swirl together in the sky? A biologist explains the science of murmurations
Murmurations have no leader and follow no plan.
Science is an ongoing flirtation with the unknown.
The "Foundation" series, recently adapted into a show by Apple TV, was inspired by a fascinating, real-life academic discipline.
How efficiently could quantum engines operate?
What qualifies someone for the top position in American government?
Even 1500 years after the fall of Rome, its western border can still be seen on German street maps.
Only 3% of physics graduates and 2% of astronomy graduates are Black. That’s got to change. In the late 1990s, about 5% of the approximately 4000 bachelor’s degrees in physics per […]
Twain and Tesla had similar passions and an amusing friendship.
A study of 323 uprisings against repressive regimes yields stunning insights.
With the death of Markeis McGlockton, the debate over stand your ground laws has reignited. Proponents believe they make us safe, while opponents claim they encourage vigilantism. While a consensus may be inconclusive, studies suggest such laws aren’t as effective as their drafters intended.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has cancelled an upcoming trip to an economic conference in Saudi Arabia amid the controversy involving missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Social distancing won't be easy, but science shows us how to make it more manageable.
Without a healthy mind, tackling life's challenges becomes exponentially more difficult.
Scientists think constructing a miles-long wall along an ice shelf in Antarctica could help protect the world's largest glacier from melting.
Emotional intelligence can have massive benefits for any organization, but why? How do we maximize our groups' EQ?
Computer art does not rival human art. Rather, art created by artificial intelligence is at once a compliment to the human brain, and a corollary to the achievements of oil paintings and classical music.
The 2020 presidential candidate said companies like Amazon should "pay their fair share" as automation begins to displace human workers.