NASA's updated celestial observations have forced astrology enthusiasts to revise the 3,000 year-old zodiac calendar – but let it be known that NASA does not care.
Asgardia, an unprecedented space-based nation state, is proposed by an international team of scientists and businessmen.
Physicists create a structure that breaks the symmetry of time.
As mankind raises its eyes to Mars and asks, "How do we get there?", we might need to ask, "Should we go?". Carl Sagan said we may not be entitled to visit a potentially inhabited planet.
Scientists find a surprising relationship between yawning and brain size.
Can one person save the world? This week, Bill Nye finds hope in middle-school student Victoria, who asks what she can do to pull her weight in our current environmental crisis.
Researchers at UCLA have found Grim Reaper DNA in 5% of the population. But there is a bright side – lifestyle choices go a long way in overriding a shorter genetic life expectancy.
Researchers create a new theory of time that goes against established physics.
Carl Sagan was one of the people who helped shape this recording that might just end up in the hands of some other beings, somewhere out there.
The mission might set a precedent for exploring bodies of water on other moons and worlds as well.
The smartest humans in history are ranked.
YOU get a poster, and YOU get a poster, and YOU get a poster!
ScienceDebate.org sent 20 fine-tuned questions to the presidential candidates. 3 out of 4 of them responded. Here's where they stand on key science issues.
How Costa Rica achieved 100% renewable energy, and what it means.
One researcher called the rule an “oversimplification.”
Physicists may be close to creating the theoretical "time crystals".
The Kardashev Scale measures the advancement of cosmic societies.
Don't believe every science study you read, because sometimes not even their authors believe them. Here are the issues corrupting good, honest science – and how to fix them.
Being able to rewrite DNA as we wish could give us almost god-like power over all life on earth.
Melanin, the pigment-producing part of human skin, may change the way batteries are manufactured and used.
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.