Many still cling to the idea that we live in a deterministic Universe, despite the nature of quantum physics. Now, the "least spooky" interpretation no longer works.
Astronomers in 2017 caught an image of a supermassive black hole in a galaxy far, far away. Doing it in our own galaxy is a huge milestone.
Can spacekime help us make headway on some of the most pernicious inconsistencies in physics?
Their ear structures were not that different from ours.
Sludge may be inevitable, but there are better ways to manage such frictions in our daily lives.
Next year is the perfect time to have better conversations!
We frequently say it's 2.725 K: from the light left over all the way from the Big Bang. But that's not all that's in the Universe.
A cartogram makes it easy to compare regional and national GDPs at a glance.
Here are the best answers science has to a myriad of commonly asked questions. Over the past 12 months, the status of humans on planet Earth has changed dramatically. The […]
Forensic cartography 101: Explain what Brasilia is doing on this map of 1920s South America.
Atomic clocks keep time accurately to within 1 second every 33 billion years. Nuclear clocks could blow them all away.
Dark matter must gravitate, so why couldn’t the graviton solve it? One of the most puzzling observations about the Universe is that there isn’t enough matter — at least, matter that we know […]
One silver lining of the pandemic: The value of common sense, facts and rational decisions increases.
Europe is divided on whether films should have subtitles or different audio tracks.
The video fragment only shows increase in COVID-19 cases, reversing the video's original message to induce panic.
Black hole mergers are some of the most energetic events in the Universe. Could the gravitational waves they produce ever harm us? The Universe is not a static, stable place. Out […]
Now that it's fully commissioned, the James Webb Space Telescope begins its exploration of the Universe. Here are its first science images!
Often viewed as a theoretical, calculational tool only, the Lamb Shift proved their existence. If you spend enough time listening to theoretical physicists, it starts to sound like there are […]