Sam Harris talks with David Deutsch about how modern people are already living like astronauts.
Marcus du Sautoy says that all of the greatest discoveries are behind us. Others are not so sure.
A new study by planetary scientists proposes a giant new space object which could have formed the Earth and the moon.
"Space-time is not as static as it appears, it's constantly moving," one researcher said.
Europe’s best and brightest minds converge upon Budapest to solve the problems of today's Europe. Topics will include AI, the job market, emerging technology, and more.
Will Smith defends entry of non-theatrical Netflix movies at Cannes.
Few predators were ever as formidable.
The technology behind wireless charging or inductive charging was discovered by Nicola Tesla in the 1890s and utilizes an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. In chargers, an induction...
Studying philosophy has had a major impact on the power players of Silicon Valley.
How do you even study thinking from that long ago?
Has Google become our modern confessional? Former Google data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz discusses how Google knows you better than your friends and family--maybe even yourself. He is the author of...
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Mary Gaitskill on vulnerability, alienation, and Cerebus the Aardvark.
Astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell explains why we shouldn’t be afraid of alien visitors.
A study on the strange Cold Spot in space may prove that we live in a multiverse.
This could lead to a small 3D printer used by soldiers to quickly make anything needed in the field.
A new paper suggests population size and migration explain the sudden bursts of innovation seen 50,000 years ago.
"Would anyone read a sci-fi story with a dark-skinned, female protagonist?" – this is the question that got it all started. At that time, in the fall of 2013, the person asking it, Prerna Gupta – a Silicon Valley...
Machine learning and predictive AI are changing the way we operate our devices and machines.
Researchers plan on making human cells resistant to infection, radiation, and even cancer.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Physicist Lawrence Krauss on why neutrinos are his favorite particles, light as the protagonist of modern physics, and more.