"Politics is weird. It’s the only business in the world in which you take a really, really important position, and you give it to someone with no qualifications." —Tony Blair
Far from acting as the conduits of a benevolent deity, these religious leaders threw the teachings of their own church out of the window.
Presidential gravesites are spread out “democratically” — but this is more by accident than design.
In his new book, "Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy," former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang explores how media narratives can warp public perception of political candidates.
By toppling medieval Europe’s mightiest political power, the Protestant Reformation ushered in a new age of freedom, religious and otherwise.
Many contemporary composers live in the shadow of Bach and Beethoven, even though they’re just as interesting to listen to.
Will nature or nurture win out?
Successful romantic relationships require desire, but that desire doesn't have to be sexual.
Gravitation, all on its own, can reveal what's present in the cosmos like nothing else.
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.
Our chart shows new additions since 1984 that have stuck around.
What value does wit hold in genres defined by brute strength?
“I watched closely for the sun or stars to appear, to correct my chronometer, on the accuracy of which our lives and the success of the journey would depend.”
Russia's cyberattacks against Ukraine have been prolific and ongoing for several years. The future of war may begin in cyberspace.
Chess was once blamed for triggering mental health problems, including suicide and even murder. Today, the same is said of video games.
The "Foundation" series, recently adapted into a show by Apple TV, was inspired by a fascinating, real-life academic discipline.
The far infrared reveals both the coldest and hottest gas in the Universe, and can teach us what no other wavelength range can.
When we fail to help in a bad situation, we are morally responsible. So, why don't we pick up others' litter?
Symbolic gestures often speak to our psyche in ways no rational action could ever speak to our intellect.
Moments of social anxiety around truth tend to be accompanied by similar “fool the eye” pop culture phenomena.
Once science operations begin for James Webb, we'll never look at the Universe the same way again. Here's what everyone should know.
In the latest edition of the Starts With A Bang podcast, we talk with soon-to-be Dr. Arianna Long about galaxies, from birth to today.