In the wake of the pandemic, the crystal industry boomed, with customers hoping the stones might relieve a little anxiety.
Gravitation, all on its own, can reveal what's present in the cosmos like nothing else.
Thanks to genetic clues, scientists discovered that an old stroke therapy that had abandoned for decades might just work.
Any alien civilization that grows to span an entire planet would spark the same effects that we have. So, what do we do about it?
New research suggests some men identify with a new form of masculinity that values authenticity, domesticity, and holistic self-awareness.
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Adam Frank, a card-carrying atheist and physics professor, wonders if there might be more to life than pure science.
The present-moment awareness that stems from mindfulness practices may be the cost-effective tool that our society needs.
Astronomers find these five chapters to be a handy way of conceiving the universe's incredibly long lifespan.
Many deserving potential awardees were snubbed by the Nobel committee. But this takes the cake. Every October, the Nobel foundation awards prizes celebrating the greatest advances in numerous scientific fields. Alfred […]
"Brasilia, the biggest paper town ever."
Jim Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz just won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics. It couldn’t be more well-deserved. Every year, the Nobel Prize reminds all of humanity to […]
If a passenger claims a pooch is a service dog, there’s nothing much anyone can demand by way of proof.
The US island territory of Puerto Rico, recently devastated by category 4 hurricane Maria, remains without electricity.
If you think we’ve seen all there is to see in the Universe, you’re about to have your imagination unlocked. “Hubble often takes images of distant gravitationally lensed galaxies to […]
Biologists debate adding a controversial new aspect to the understanding of evolution.
Artist Laura Poitras—the filmmaker who helped Edward Snowden—shows Americans how to survive total surveillance in a new exhibition.
With Project Adam, Microsoft has thrown down the artificial intelligence gauntlet. The company boasts that it's new deep-learning system is better in terms of speed, efficiency, and accuracy than Google's best attempts.