I think, therefore I am (rich).
About six million years ago, the Mediterranean was sealed off from the Atlantic, and over centuries it ran dry. One megaflood reversed that.
Before there were planets, stars, and galaxies, before even neutral atoms or stable protons, there was the Big Bang. How did we prove it?
The standard model of cosmology has a big new problem: Some galaxies seem to be too old.
You’ve probably noticed that most retailers use prices ending in 99. That’s intentional.
Reading classic books can inform you as much about the present as the past.
This oddball system of three stars might be our best chance at finding nearby life in the Universe.
Our bodies crave more food if we haven’t had enough protein, and this can lead to a vicious cycle.
Einstein's relativity overthrew the notion of absolute space and time, replacing them with a spacetime fabric. But is spacetime truly real?
What began as an annoyance ended as a Nobel Prize-winning discovery about the Big Bang and the origin of the Universe.
More than a third of Americans don’t get enough sleep. Diet is an important, under-recognized culprit.
A competency framework is a way to align individual performance with organizational goals. Read on to learn how.
Many planets will eventually be devoured by their parent star. For the first time, we caught a star in the act, eating its innermost planet!
Wealthier in resources; poorer in time.
The deep-thinking oddballs of West Coast cycle racing valued mid-ride marijuana over sports science.
The average age of cannabis users is increasing. Weed may fall out of fashion before it becomes legal everywhere.
Nobody knows where the word "penguin" comes from.
Stone buildings in northern India reveal secrets of old structures that could save lives.
To protect yourself, you need an antifungal rather than an amulet.
Piano Sonata No. 23 offers a window into the way culture became an instrument of Soviet state policy.
The conservation of energy is one of the most fundamental laws governing our reality. But in the expanding Universe, that's just not true.
Wind farms seem less productive when scientists incorporate more realistic atmospheric models into their output predictions.
The fellowship's journey through Middle-Earth mirrors the modernization of the English countryside.
Not every classic enjoyed rave reviews from the start.
It's not about fairness. It's about using every possible advantage.
May 1, 2023
First, he conquered flight. Then he started to conquer space. Pioneers who had no fear led the way into the unknown.
These high-mass, rapidly star-forming galaxies have called modern cosmology into question. But hi-res simulations show no tension at all.
Neuroscientists hope to learn more in the hope of finding a way to reverse dementia.
Far from being a “dead” pursuit that focuses on old ideas, modern philosophy proposes and debates important, new concepts. All of us can learn from it.
Lean, green, and serene.