From 1974 to 1978, the chimps of Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania were at war with each other, the first time conservationists saw chimps engage in calculated, cold-blooded killing.
In 100 years, perhaps this map showing humanity clustering around the equator will seem “so 21st century.”
This everyday electrical phenomenon had no widely accepted scientific explanation — perhaps, until now.
We know it couldn't have began from a singularity. So how small could it have been at the absolute minimum?
In 1966, Disney announced his intention to build Epcot, an acronym for “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.”
The gospels imply that Jesus became famous as much for his exorcisms as his ministry.
Even though no human has stepped foot on the Moon's surface in 50 years, the evidence of our presence there remains unambiguous.
In the philosophy of Star Wars, the Sith are evil because they surrender to passion. But is a life of total rationality a “good” life?
Virtual reality continues to blur the line between the physical and the digital, and it will change our lives forever.
We can describe what we see happening, but we don’t understand why. Despite our vast cosmic knowledge, enormous unknowns remain. The quantum fluctuations inherent to space, stretched across the Universe […]
If it wasn’t a singularity, how small could it have been? Today, when you look out in any direction as far as the laws of physics allow us to see, the […]
Shame is a powerful tool that must be used with care.
NASA is scrapping its Apollo-era launcher platform to make room for new infrastructure that will support upcoming Artemis missions.
Although most of the Universe's mass is dark matter, which gravitates just as well as normal matter, it still can't make black holes.
A strange philosophical thought experiment forces us to ask if the world can be completely described in physical terms.
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.
Since Ukraine originally meant “borderland,” the territory was already a target for several kingdoms.