There may be a symmetrical interdependence between order and chaos.
When the Universe was first born, the ingredients necessary for life were nowhere to be found. Only our "lucky stars" enabled our existence.
We can reasonably say that we understand the history of the Universe within one-trillionth of a second after the Big Bang. That's not good enough.
Scenario-based learning makes employees active participants in their own learning process, better preparing them for the real issues they may face at work.
500 sheep were slaughtered to produce the 2,060 pages of the "Codex Amiatinus," a Latin translation of the Bible.
Large language models are an impressive advance in AI, but we are far away from achieving human-level capabilities.
Take a hint from Einstein and Mozart — unplug and make peace with some degree of failure.
Some say that the Sun is a green-yellow color, but our human eyes see it as white, or yellow-to-red during sunset. What color is it really?
Archaeologists can learn how societies lived by studying what they left behind when they died. Astronomers are doing much the same thing.
The researchers rebuked writers, scholars, and public figures for lazily perpetuating the notion of widespread gender bias in academic science.
Intelligence is not fixed but fluid. A growth mindset allows our brains to flourish while lowering our stress levels.
Rather than sending serial killer art to auctions, it should be sent to abnormal psychologists for research.
Yes, "the laws of physics break down" at singularities. But something really weird must have happened for black holes to not possess them.
People with aphantasia cannot conjure mental images, either original or from memory.
"In order to seek truth," Rene Descartes once wrote, "it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, all things."
A recent study highlights the astounding adaptability of the human brain.
You can learn a lot about life through literature's most unrespectable and heinous characters.
May 15, 2023
The title of this crossword is taken from a quote by Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. In this crossword, we go back to the time when we first realized the Earth went around the Sun and not vice versa, and we look toward future explorations, such as the hunt to find dark matter. There’s no question that the Universe around us will always fascinate the human race.
A new, unexpected brightening, just 3 years after a massive dimming event, has astronomers watching Betelgeuse. Is a supernova imminent?
“Who is the aggressor?” That depends on which of these maps you believe.
Let us share this miracle with mothers in poor countries.
The robot can drive heavy steal beams into the ground at a rate of 1 per 73 seconds, which will help expedite solar farm construction.
Despite a reputation for catastrophe and cat killings, curiosity is a beneficial drive that improves our lives and well-being.
Old coal mines can be converted into "gravity batteries" by retrofitting them with equipment that raises and lowers giant piles of sand.
Man does not live by measurement alone.
The Source Family, a radical 1970s utopian commune, still impacts what we eat today.
We know that everything changes, but we long for something more permanent.
De-urbanized lifestyles can be aligned with basic Taoist principles — and remote workers are starting to feel the connection.
The odds are slim, but the consequences would be literally world-ending. There really is a chance of a black hole devouring the Earth.
The problem of the electroweak horizon haunts the standard model of cosmology and beckons us to ask how deep a rethink the model may need.