A clock, designed and built in Europe, ran hopelessly at the wrong rate when brought to America. The physics of gravity explains why.
∆G = ∆H - T∆S is one of the most abstract formulas in science, but it is also one of the most important. Without it, life cannot exist.
It was originally recorded in the 1970s by cognitive psychologists Harry McGurk and John MacDonald.
“My dad asked me if I had been to tutoring and I lied… Then he showed me the tablet."
The conservation of energy is one of the most fundamental laws governing our reality. But in the expanding Universe, that's just not true.
Of the world's 300 honey varieties, none is stranger and more dangerous than mad honey.
There are plenty of life-friendly stellar systems in the Universe today. But at some point in the far future, life's final extinction will occur.
“It doesn’t erase what happened to you. It just changes the impact it has on your life.”
In the early stages of the hot Big Bang, matter and antimatter were (almost) balanced. After a brief while, matter won out. Here's how.
Moral panics about the content of children's cartoons and other forms of entertainment have a long history.
New chip eliminates the need for specific decoding hardware, boosting gaming systems, 5G networks, and more.
With a new telescope on the horizon, we reflect on the best pictures of space that came before.
This biochemist is determined to create a new life form by reversing the shape of molecules.
The new treatment targets the underlying genetic cause of the disease.
Based on the atoms that they're made out of, the innermost planet should always be the densest. Here's why Earth beats Mercury, hands down.
By challenging your preconceptions, art offers a framework by which you can solve problems.
Mixed messages and competing interests have left college students feeling lost and stressed.
No matter how controversial or politicized our world becomes, science remains humanity's best tool for figuring out how things work.
In the quest to measure how antimatter falls, the possibility that it fell "up" provided hope for warp drive. Here's how it all fell apart.
NASA is creating a planet habitability index, and Earth may not be at the top. With our current data, ranking habitability is guesswork.