And why social distancing, isolation, and sheltering-in-place are so effective, but only if we do them early enough. In any biological system, if you put a living organism into an environment […]
A tiny, microscopic virus like COVID-19 can begin in a single person and eventually spread to infect billions based on its transmission rate and the behaviors of people. We can […]
Sound waves behave quite differently on Mars than on Earth.
We give it the flight plan, and it takes care of the rest. It has to. Here’s why. No matter how advanced our technology becomes, there are certain limits that can […]
Data from the Zhurong rover suggests the Red Planet was wet more recently than we thought.
Our research on a Martian meteorite provides new clues about early surface conditions on the red planet.
The Great White North has found a way to provide universal healthcare with more salubrious results and trimmed national costs. Take notes, America.
A new study of Martian dust gives insights into the ancient Martian climate. The findings hint at a wetter world.
Best in class: Denmark and Uruguay. Worst in class: Papua New Guinea, Venezuela, and Russia.
What value does wit hold in genres defined by brute strength?
The findings include signs of flash flooding that carried huge boulders downstream into the lakebed.
Purely physical and chemical processes can deceive us into thinking that life is present, when it actually is not.
Theoretically, we know what happened on the red planet. Here’s how we’ll find out whether we’re right. When it comes to the worlds beyond Earth in our Solar System, it’s only […]
Our views from the red planet’s surface are more spectacular than ever. Ever since the earliest spaceflight, humanity has reached for Mars. This photo composite shows Meande Ring, a river on […]
Chemical changes inside Mars' core caused it to lose its magnetic field. This, in turn, caused it to lose its oceans. But how?
The space agency describes the process of landing rovers on Mars as "seven minutes of terror."
The results could help NASA's Perseverance rover find evidence of ancient life on Mars.
The high pitches from the flute and the harp would reach your ears before the notes from the tuba and the cello.
Virtual reality is helping train counter-terrorism officers.
It may be old tech, but it's super-reliable.
Shoving platelet-rich plasma up your nose might restore your sense of smell after COVID. But whether it actually works still needs to be sniffed out.
President Trump has placed retaliatory tariffs on the U.S.’s closest allies. His justification for this policy is national security and the protection of America’s businesses. But history has shown us that trade wars don’t put America first.
Everybody wins, everybody loses, or something in between.