The engine that could revolutionize space travel is pursued by scientists around the world.
No pep talks here, just a prediction by innovation expert Alec Ross that gene code and precision medicine is set revolutionize life the same way that computer code has.
UCLA researchers successfully use a new technique to "wake up" a patient after coma.
Each might be as heavy as an asteroid and as tiny as a decimal point.
Look who went and got himself a talk show. Big Think's regular contributor Bill Nye will be on Netflix in 2017!
Astronomers find a galaxy made almost entirely of dark matter.
One of the fathers of string theory proposes a new equation that may reconcile general relativity and quantum mechanics.
What kind of person could withstand a trip to Mars and back? NASA and Hi-SEAS is trying to find out.
Peel off your tin-foil hat like a Hershey’s Kiss, because Bill Nye has a reality check for the alien conspiracy theorists out there.
NASA will be putting most of the research it funds online for free in policy of open access to science.
George Musser explains the central role of weirdness in physics, and shatters the dreams of those who hope humans can one day tap into psychic powers.
NASA tests the engine for the most powerful rocket ever built, designed for deep-space missions.
A new study sheds light on the evolutionary connection between fish fins and human fingers.
University of California, Irvine physicists may have discovered a new fundamental force of nature.
Researchers possibly identify LUCA, the common ancestor to all life on Earth, and figure out where it lived.
Technically, the knife's metal had extraterrestrial origins.
A Canadian teen who discovered a lost Mayan city via satellite imagery is not backing down from the critics.
Spanish scientists utilize a revolutionary new technique to create sperm from skin in a potential cure for infertility.
Your brain is the neural battleground of science and religion, with religious people and atheists differing in intelligence and empathy. Can the two extremes reconcile?
When Neil deGrasse Tyson recently sat down with infamous whistle blower Edward Snowden, the topic of alien encryption came into the mix.