When it comes to time, and what the heck it actually is, there's a clash of ideas between physics and neuroscience.
Bill Nye is the CEO of The Planetary Society, has his own Netflix show, flew on Air Force One with President Obama, and has at least six honorary doctorate degrees. But there's one thing that makes him prouder than...
This 25-minute learning technique is one of the simplest in the world. It's also one of the most effective, says professor of engineering Barbara Oakley.
Life is a temporary, cosmic accident and the universe may very well be meaningless. That's depressing — or is it?
Job automation will need to strike a delicate balance — we want enough to make our lives more comfortable, but no more than that.
Science makes the heart grow fonder. Want proof? Just watch Bill Nye as he remembers time spent with the legendary cosmologist Carl Sagan.
Will we ever have a Theory of Everything? Theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss isn't sure that's the right question to be asking.
Whether it's palm reading, climate denial, or straight-up illuminati finger pointing, people all around us – and including us – have world views that are inconsistent with evidence.
You really do have to know when to hold 'em, and know when to fold 'em, and most of the time trusting your gut is a copout, says poker champion Liv Boeree.
Philosopher Daniel Dennett believes AI should never become conscious — and no, it's not because of the robopocalypse.
Get ready for a decade of scientific revelations. Thanks to gravity waves, we have a completely new way to explore the universe.
Methane gases from livestock production is contributing to the acceleration of global warming. Is a plant-based diet a smart way for individuals to curb the effects of climate change?
Even our most imaginative expectations of AI are only primitive — but as neuroscience understands the brain more deeply, it will unlock the full potential of hybrid intelligence.
For once, beer is going to clarify your understanding. Theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss lays down the empirical evidence for the mechanics of the Big Bang.
For our future's sake, let's demand government funding for 'little science', says Hertz fellow Avideh Zakhor.
If you cloned yourself perfectly, would the clone have the same mind? At the heart of this question is an investigation into what – and where – consciousness is.
1.5 million children die each year from preventable diseases arising from poor sanitation systems. That's why some of the world's top scientists are working to make a 21st-century toilet without links to water,...
So you think you're "not a math person"? International Mathematical Olympiad coach Po-Shen Loh strongly disagrees.
Are we alone in the universe? NASA's exploration of TRAPPIST-1 has the potential to answer one of humanity's deepest questions.