First, recognize that our genes make us worrywarts.
A new observational study finds that red wine and cheese have protective effects.
An interactive “globe of notability” shows the curious correspondences and the strange landscape of global fame.
Noise pollution is terrible for our health, yet we don't discuss it often enough.
The Standard Model may or may not be in trouble, but particle physics definitely needs saving. Here's what the new LHC can do.
It's a victory for homeless advocates on the West Coast, who say criminalizing homelessness is cruel and ineffective.
Migrating our planet to a safer orbit might be the only way to preserve Earth after all the ice melts.
It all depends on what type of creativity we're discussing.
If a large asteroid strikes Earth, it has the potential to release an enormous amount of energy, leading to local or even global catastrophes. The strike that led to the […]
Does voting serve the collective good, or should we just not bother?
Lasers could cut lifespan of nuclear waste from “a million years to 30 minutes,” says Nobel laureate
Physicist plans to karate-chop them with super-fast blasts of light.
America continues to tread water in healthcare and education while other countries have enacted reforms to great effect.
The world of particle physics sure does have surprises, even for the most educated of physicists out there. If you ever take a visit to the physical site of CERN, where […]
The definition of a kilogram will now be fixed to Planck's constant, a fundamental part of quantum physics.
From literature to physics, the annual Nobel Prizes aim to highlight the most groundbreaking achievements in every field.
Lederman helped promote the importance of particle physics to the general public and his research laid the groundwork for the Standard Model.
Warren Buffett’s letter to shareholders for 2017 contains valuable insights into recent market activity, and also explains how he won a 10-year bet with Wall Street.
So you think you're "not a math person"? International Mathematical Olympiad coach Po-Shen Loh strongly disagrees.
The 'Project Wing' drone system is going to change life as we know it—and inadvertently fix all your storage problems. rn
Add sideways tornadoes to the list of things you can have when your atmosphere is as tenuous as Mars’ is. “This would be like an F8 tornado sweeping across the surface. […]