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Recent claims put LK-99 as the first room temperature, ambient pressure superconductor ever. Has the game changed, or is it merely hype?
∆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.
The Poisson distribution has everyday applications in science, finance, and insurance. To compare the results of some biomedical studies, more people ought to be familiar with it.
St Nick had a history of teleporting long before needing to reach all the world's children in one night.
Evolutionary success is not about the number of one's children, but one's grandchildren: the children need to survive and pass on their genes.
The inside of every black hole leads to the birth of a new Universe. Could our Universe have arisen from one?
Zuranolone might help people feel better sooner than if they were relying on standard treatment alone.
Sick of remembering a random string of letters, numbers, and special characters?
Despite Betelgeuse’s recent faintening and brightening, I’d bet on these stars instead. Betelgeuse, a nearby red supergiant, will someday explode. The black hole at the center of the Milky Way should […]
Great genius is not born of lightning bolt-like moments of inspiration. In reality, perseverance plays the biggest role.
Instead of fear, his delusions bring him cheer. His psychiatrist embraces them.
It’s all about salesmanship.
Stories of child prodigies and the naturally gifted hide the fact that success is built on more than talent alone.
Survivorship bias occurs when we fail to consider how data was collected. To combat this, search for the "silent evidence."
From wearable electronics to microscopic sensors to telemedicine, new advances like graphene and supercapacitors are bringing "impossible" electronics to life.
Any dataset that can be quantified over time can be turned into a contest that is both exciting and (a little bit) enlightening.
When three wise men gifted baby Jesus with gold, frankincense, and myrrh, they had no idea one was made from colliding neutron stars.
“It doesn’t erase what happened to you. It just changes the impact it has on your life.”
Using physics, Ross Chastain floored it during the final turn, scraping the wall and passing 5 cars to advance to the NASCAR championship.
Move over, IC 1101. You may be impressively large, but you never stood a chance against the largest known galaxy: Alcyoneus.