From black holes to dark energy to chances for life in the Universe, our cosmic journey to understand it all is just getting started.
Out of all the galaxies we know, only a few little ones are missing dark matter. At last, we finally understand why.
You know that ghostly feeling that someone is nearby even though nobody is? It could be a trick of neural timing.
Your brain is trying to show you the future.
Lab experiments showed Caribbean box jellyfish are quick studies of their environment.
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The Big Bang theory is not threatened, but astrophysicists have some explaining to do.
If a court needs to know if two trademarks look too similar to each other, perhaps the jury should be given a brain scan.
The hot Big Bang was an energetic, brilliantly luminous event. Today's Universe is alight with stars. But in between, the dark ages ruled.
Shooting star or piece of space dust?
Someday, scientists could use stem cells to guide the development of synthetic organs for patients awaiting transplants.
What happens when simulation theory becomes more than a fascinating thought experiment?
Ancient organic chemistry.
The researchers suggest that their results demonstrate intelligence in silico.
Seventy-five years after the anomaly's discovery, scientists have finally figured out why sea levels are so much lower here.
If dark matter exists in a large halo in our galaxy, made up of particles, then it's passing through us constantly. But how much?
Lost in a building or underwater? A new muon-based navigation system could be your guide.
The surface of asteroid Bennu is more like a plastic ball pit than the Moon.
One of Apple's key innovations serves as a psychological breakthrough, as its technology eliminates the isolating feel of headset use.
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