Although the statue’s political connotations faded over time, its eyes remain fixed on a key moment in Florentine history.
Local researchers identify a striking rainbow-colored fairy wrasse found off the coast of the Maldives as a fish species all its own.
Besides offering an incredibly cool way to get stuff into space, SpinLaunch promises to reduce the cost of a launch by 20-fold.
Three out of four Russians accused of witchcraft were men.
Like witchcraft, "racecraft" refers to a kind of magical thinking — one that treats race as if it were scientifically meaningful.
The EU is slowly realizing that it cannot count on the U.S. to meet its security needs. Has the time finally come for a European military?
If used improperly, the metaverse could be more divisive than social media and an insidious threat to society and even reality itself.
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A successful trial that tested a vaccine against bladder cancer in dogs could help develop a similar one for humans.
The story of how Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune were made isn't a universal one. Some gas giants were built different.
When we are more focused on the good things we enjoy in life, we have more to live for.
“I watched closely for the sun or stars to appear, to correct my chronometer, on the accuracy of which our lives and the success of the journey would depend.”
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.
Neuroscience explains terrifying ordeals, from out-of-body experiences to alien abductions.
Christmas was banned in 1647 and rebellions broke out across the country.
Take a look at the Times Square Totem, the Trafalgar Square Pyramid, and other landmarks that were never built.
More than pay or advancement, people are seeking a better fit between their own and corporate values.
Space planes could radically lower the cost of spaceflight.
Robinson v. California helped to established a rehabilitative ideal: addiction should be dealt with as a therapeutic matter.
“What am I missing?” is a question that journalist Mónica Guzmán thinks more people should start asking.
A food safety researcher explains another way to know what’s too old to eat.
More than 300 years ago, a Spanish ship laden with unspeakable treasure sank after a battle. Because of greed, the treasure remains on the sea floor.
The psychology of alien contact largely revolves around the concept of "otherness." We need to learn to be comfortable around strange things.
A brief passage from a recent UN report describes what could be the first-known case of an autonomous weapon, powered by artificial intelligence, killing in the battlefield.