Driving Teslas and planting trees are nice, but methane reduction, industrial efficiency, carbon removal, and a moderate carbon tax are the most efficient ways to fight climate change.
Now that it's fully commissioned, the James Webb Space Telescope begins its exploration of the Universe. Here are its first science images!
In his new book, "Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy," former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang explores how media narratives can warp public perception of political candidates.
Bolsheviks planned to erect a towering monument to the socialist cause, but their quixotic ideas never got off the ground.
Math offers good evidence that humans can solve any problem — as long as there’s money in it.
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The weirdest thing about the 21 feet found near Vancouver since 2007? Foul play has been ruled out.
The sonnenrad is a Heathen symbol composed of 12 repeated runes.
The 2020 election cycle is not yet as wild as the 1876 election that made Rutherford B. Hayes president.
The revolution is already happening.
Business leaders know they must prepare for technological upheavals in the years ahead. But keeping up-to-date on new technologies—to say nothing of understanding their complexities and forecasting those shifts—is an […]
An unprecedented number of new satellites threatens the night sky as we know it. Will we act in time to save it?
It’s all well and good to discuss how our humanity evolved – but what even is humanity?
The chariot survived ancient eruptions and modern-day looters to become a part of the world heritage site.
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
"Nothing but naked people: fat ones, thin ones, old, young…"
An almost 40-year-old theory finally has ‘smoking gun’ evidence for it. During most of their lives, stars burn stably, changing imperceptibly. The rotten egg nebula, at lower right (and shown in […]
The very concept of a "problem with no solution" goes against human nature. But we must accept this harsh reality to have peace in our lives.
The Chegg cheating scandal reveals a critical need to rethink the student experience in post-COVID education.
Europe is divided on whether films should have subtitles or different audio tracks.
Once numbering just 27 birds, the global population of California condors is now in the hundreds.
The U.S., China, and Russia are in a "vaccine race" that treats a global challenge like a winner-take-all game.
Maps show the oldest company in (nearly) every country – and a few interesting corporate trends.
Once merely a theoretical curiosity, they might be the key to understanding so much more. Out of all of the known particles — both fundamental and composite — there are a whole slew of properties […]
Science can teach us so much about our planet, but something more must compel us to take care of it. If you want to understand our planet, the best way to […]