Scientists at Washington University are patenting a new electrolyzer designed for frigid Martian water.
Symbolic gestures often speak to our psyche in ways no rational action could ever speak to our intellect.
Shame is a powerful tool that must be used with care.
Known as primordial black holes, they could thoroughly change our Universe's history. But the evidence is strongly against them.
Despite the enormous flood of recent reports, there’s no good evidence for a lab leak. At the very end of 2019, a new disease began to emerge in humans: COVID-19. Originally […]
Most cities reeked of death, defecation, and industrial waste. Still, focusing only on stench means turning a blind eye (or nose) to the many other smells that helped shape human history.
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 recent study illuminated surprising differences in how men and women seek help when struggling with relationships.
At a very simple level, it’s nothing but physics. Here’s why you should care. It’s not very often that a physics problem becomes a politicized issue, but that’s exactly what’s happened […]
Hospitals are running out of critical face masks as civilians are panic-buying medical supplies en masse amidst the coronavirus global pandemic.
Every December, the Geminid meteor shower reaches its peak. Its 2021 show will be spectacular, but only if you do it right.
The chariot survived ancient eruptions and modern-day looters to become a part of the world heritage site.
The past ~4 billion years have been an incredibly successful, unbroken run for life on Earth. The future won't be nearly so bright.
Forget little green men: These scientists say we should be more worried about little green germs.
“Think defensively about how you can protect yourself from an almost inevitable attack, rather than assuming you’ll avoid harm.”
New ideas inevitably face opposition. A new book called "The Human Element" argues that overcoming opposition requires understanding the concepts of "Fuel" and "Friction."
The unique light signatures of nautical beacons translate into hypnotic cartography.
This unsettling simulation shows how mucus-mist can rapidly spread in a grocery store.
The world's most isolated inhabited island also has some of the world's strangest toponyms.