GPS holds the key, but astronomers can’t do it without help. Since 2019, the night sky — as seen by both human eyes and the telescopes we use to enhance our views of […]
Research explains the positive impact and health benefits of children spending more time in nature.
Not nearly well enough. And we should all be concerned. In 1859, the science of solar physics truly began with the largest eruption in recorded history: the Carrington event. Prior […]
What Odysseus needed from his father was something more important: the comfort of being a son.
Gain-of-function mutation research may help predict the next pandemic — or, critics argue, cause one.
Despite all that we've learned about the Universe, there remain unanswered, and possibly unanswerable, questions. Could "God" be the answer?
It's not for climate science and condensed matter physics. It's for advancing our understanding beyond spherical cows.
Dancing, for Nietzsche, was another way of saying Yes! to life.
Break into London Zoo? Illegal, but it would improve the London Circle Walk
From Brahms to Tchaikovsky, here's a curated list of composers whose music has shaped the classical canon.
Spending between 120–300 minutes per week in nature shown to increase wellbeing.
Solitude, by itself, does not predict feelings of loneliness.
Researchers dramatically improve the accuracy of a number that connects fundamental forces.
This marks a historic moment in humanity’s relationship to the planet.
Music is often labelled a “universal language,” and according to the philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, there is a good reason for that.
Europe is divided on whether films should have subtitles or different audio tracks.
The German thinker wrote both treatises and songs. He approached each form of expression with the same level of interest.
And could Earth-based life provide the seeds for biology elsewhere? Today, on Earth, there’s an enormous variety and diversity of life on our planet. Every single surviving lifeform appears, in […]
Being more creative doesn’t require a ‘Muse.’ It’s about pairing intelligence and imagination.
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
Pseudoscience is science’s shadow.