Really smart people don’t just demand intellectual engagement — they need the opportunity to learn and create something special.
The miniaturization of particle accelerators could disrupt medical science.
Exile is a kind of death of who you once were.
Perhaps the most remarkable fact about the Universe is simply that it, and everything in it, exists. But what's the reason why?
To see a true cross-section of American society, head to Applebee's, Buffalo Wild Wings, IHOP, Chili’s, and Olive Garden.
An influential series of books argues that the history of the world is the history of generations. Is it right?
Scientists will be able to make detailed "Claymation-like" movies of chemical reactions.
That completely useless thing you want to get rid of — it's probably more important than you think.
This necropsy represents an early entry in what would become a tradition of performing autopsies to consider an individual’s sanctity.
Two of the answers add a dimension to physics that doesn’t belong there. Maybe we could call it "astrotheology."
In a remarkably similar way, conspiracy theories around the world cast doubt on the existence of real places.
Aragon AI CEO Wesley Tian tells Big Think Business how he took his company from initial conception, through acceleration, to the scaling phase.
With LEDs bringing brighter nighttime lighting than ever before, and thousands of new satellites polluting the skies, astronomy needs help.
Gladiators fought in rounds, and there were referees to enforce rules. Only rarely were gladiators killed.
Your brain is not an obsolete piece of technology. Once properly trained for learning, it’s your ticket to navigating the AI landscape.
Bang bang all over the Universe.
In our competitive world, fortune does not appear to favor the humble — but a strong counter-narrative is emerging.
Finding alien technology on the seafloor would be truly incredible. This extraordinary claim, however, is debunked by the actual evidence.
There are many things in life that cannot be improved with greater effort. Sometimes, life requires that you step back.
AIs can imitate but not innovate — for now, at least.
Borrow the same technique that produced McDonald’s, the Hawaiian pizza, the Beatles’ greatest hits, and Shakespeare’s rhetorical flair.
While executive function matures between 18 and 20 years of age, the brain keeps changing long afterward.
Various environmental phenomena can play tricks on our brain.