Quantum mechanics has taught us that even empty space contains energy. "Negative energy" is the state of having less energy than empty space.
A new paper reveals that the Voyager 1 spacecraft detected a constant hum coming from outside our Solar System.
A radical redesign of commercial aircraft, called the flying-V plane, could increase fuel efficiency by 20%, greatly reducing emissions.
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Was the terror of Biscayne Bay a man who escaped slavery, an African chieftain, or a marketing ploy that went viral?
Why, exactly, don't you trust that person's opinion?
The high pitches from the flute and the harp would reach your ears before the notes from the tuba and the cello.
After 15 years of monitoring 68 objects known as millisecond pulsars, we've found the Universe's background gravitational wave signal!
The space‑specific neurons in the owl’s specialized auditory brain can do advanced math.
The more horror we consume, the harder it becomes to find a good scare. These genuinely unsettling movies should get you in the mood for Halloween.
It was originally recorded in the 1970s by cognitive psychologists Harry McGurk and John MacDonald.
Tasting sounds and hearing colors.
The mountain can generate lenticular clouds, which may contribute to its supernatural reputation.
Linguists discover 30 sounds that may have allowed communication before words existed.
Some U.S. intelligence operatives have suggested foreign adversaries may be using "directed-energy" weapons against Americans.
Democratic freedom, rapturous religion, and newspapers created a hotbed for social experimentation in 19th-century America.
There are pros and cons to sending interstellar messages to aliens that may or may not exist.
The planet is making a lot less noise during lockdown.
The debate goes back at least 400 years.
Climate activists' brand of iconoclasm is far removed from the Beeldenstorm that swept medieval Europe.
Measurements of the acceleration of the universe don’t agree, stumping physicists working to understand the cosmic past and future. A new proposal seeks to better align these estimates — and is likely testable.
When was the last time you spent some quality time with yourself?