This usually occurs inside the hottest places in the universe, such as in the heart of a supernova.
Could neuroscience help a Jeffrey Dahmer or a Ted Bundy become... better people?
Psychology professor Frank T. McAndrew writes that the type of ghost you see depends on the religion you have faith in.
It's that time again. Are you ready to throw down the wit-gauntlet and put those potently chucklesome or chin-strokingly insightful words to fingertips?
This could change everything we know about gravity and universal expansion.
The study also discovered a downside to having a big brain.
A report on the effects of global automation highlights the dramatic changes over the next 13 years.
In 1922, Albert Einstein explained how to live a happy life to a bellboy in Tokyo.
The Flat Earth theory has gained a surprising amount of traction in recent years, thanks largely to YouTube. What exactly do Flat Earthers believe?
While we often criticize the humanities for not providing an education that leads directly to employment, one philosopher argues they have an even more important role to play in our societies.
This remarkable breakthrough is sure to usher in a new generation of robots.
Unraveling the psychology behind gun ownership may offer fresh insight into the gun control debate.
Who actually practices what they preach? Various studies suggest that blue states do a better job at staying married and avoiding teen pregnancy—but like all data, it's not so simple.
The researcher behind some well-known gender studies is accused of making them all up.
The Planetary Habitability Laboratory has made up some periodic tables of all of the confirmed and suspected exoplanets so far, plus planetary bodies in our own solar system.
Despite doubts from the healthcare industry, Watson recently identified a surprisingly high number of potential cancer treatments for real-life patients.
A new conception of quantum mechanics rests on the idea that parallel universes exist, and that they interact with our own to create weird and wonderful quantum phenomena.
A new study found that pot smokers outperformed nonsmokers in one dimension of creativity, but that marijuana might not play the role in the creative process that some would expect.
When was the last time you were well and truly bored? If you can't remember, you're not alone. Manoush Zomorodi on what our brains really need, and what they're getting.
A string of terror attacks across the globe have shaken the world’s most powerful nations to their core. As a result of these tragic events, and the fear-mongering from politicians hoping to exploit them, many...