Over time, the Universe becomes less dominated by dark matter and more dominated by dark energy. Is one transforming into the other?
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.
People around the world, mostly Generation Z, are obsessed with the look and feel of gothic, elitist universities. Why?
The James Webb Space Telescope could help scientists learn about the cosmic dark ages and how they ended.
Science has come a long way since Mary Shelley penned "Frankenstein." But we still grapple with the same questions.
In the night sky for March of 2022, only stars and the Moon, not planets, will greet you. The real show, however, arrives just before dawn.
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The poisoned candy legend is just one way that American fears manifested: as an easily understood threat to innocence.
Scientists used 3D scans to analyze the corpse of Amenhotep I. They discovered that his brain was never removed and that he was circumcised, among other curiosities.
Our research on a Martian meteorite provides new clues about early surface conditions on the red planet.
Cotton mask fibers prove 33 percent more effective at blocking viruses in trials.
A new AI-generated map of dark matter shows previously undiscovered filamentary structures connecting galaxies.
Stone stackers enjoy the practice as a peaceful challenge, but scientists warn that moving small stones has mountainous consequences.
If dark matter exists in a large halo in our galaxy, made up of particles, then it's passing through us constantly. But how much?
In 1966, Disney announced his intention to build Epcot, an acronym for “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.”
The UAE is the first Arab nation to send a spacecraft to the Red Planet.
Our Universe requires dark matter in order to make sense of things, astrophysically. Could massive photons do the trick?
Hubble’s still going strong after 31+ years. James Webb will never make it that long. Every decision that’s made — in both astronomy and in life — comes with its own set of pros and […]
It could analyze a photo of the Martian surface in just five seconds. NASA scientists need 40 minutes.
In 100 years, perhaps this map showing humanity clustering around the equator will seem “so 21st century.”