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.
Hit shows are like societal mirrors, capable of reflecting the cultural zeitgeist whose likeness they try to record.
Results from an experiment using the Large Hadron Collider challenges the accepted model of physics.
The Netflix show about a Birmingham crime family and their personal demons concluded earlier this month.
If you had a clear western horizon, you had your shot at this view! On September 9, 2021, the Moon and Venus nearly overlapped. A simulated view of the post-sunset skies […]
Haunting photographs depict the dead as "still with us."
Researchers speculate the famous monument was one of the world’s first solar calendars, possibly inspired by trade with ancient Egyptians.
From a desert oasis to the Rocky Mountains, being filled with awe makes me a better scientist.
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes is often labeled a quintessential Spanish artist, but his allegiance may well have lied with the French Enlightenment instead.
This freshly unearthed image drastically alters the meaning of one of the artist's most celebrated works.
The answer seems to be a series of evolutionary trade-offs that help protect organs in women, according to a recent study.
Understand everything that goes behind payroll, debits, credits, and more with this 25-hour course collection.
The stone camel sculptures, seven in total and originally uncovered back in 2018, far predate more famous monuments.
Yet, if they only obey the rules that we know, there’s no way to explain why. One of the greatest puzzles in all of physics is that the laws of nature — as […]
There is nothing more important to science than its ability to prove ideas wrong.
Many contemporary composers live in the shadow of Bach and Beethoven, even though they’re just as interesting to listen to.
Independent of cultural background, people seem to share a sense of what makes certain color combinations aesthetically pleasing.
Our temporal experience of the world is not divided into a series of neat segments, yet that's how we talk about time.
This is a time for family and friends to gather, watch the full moon and eat mooncakes and other delicacies.
All the fun of opening up a mummy, without the fear of unleashing a plague.
The young man died nearly 2,000 years ago in the volcanic eruption that buried Pompeii.
This representation of the Bamum kingdom is a rare example of early 20th-century indigenous African cartography.
One of the scariest films of the 1970s didn't set out to be a horror film at all.
Music is often labelled a “universal language,” and according to the philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, there is a good reason for that.
Fermilab's TeVatron just released the best mass measurement of the W-boson, ever. Here's what doesn't add up.
Paintings played an important role in these ancient civilizations. Unfortunately, pigment is not nearly as durable as marble.