How far should we boldy go?
A strange philosophical thought experiment forces us to ask if the world can be completely described in physical terms.
Simple physics makes hauling vast ice chunks thousands of miles fiendishly difficult — but not impossible.
Think of the nicest person you know. The person who would fit into any group configuration, who no one can dislike, or who makes a room warmer and happier just […]
When the COVID-19 crisis is over, how will education have changed? Will we have made the most of this moment?
"I suddenly woke up one day and thought, you idiot, you are letting your life fade away, you have got to do something."
What began as public outcry against Iran’s so-called morality police has snowballed into a mass movement targeting the very essence of the Islamic republic.
From unexplained tracks in a balloon-borne experiment to cosmic rays on Earth, the unstable muon was particle physics' biggest surprise.
A new survey found that 27 percent of millennials are saving more money due to the pandemic, but most can't stay within their budgets.
When someone attempts to make you afraid of something that hasn't happened instead of a true, present danger, suspect this nefarious ploy.
How many tins of beans make a stockpile, and when does a basement become a bunker?
One bill hopes to repeal the crime of selling sex and expand social services; the other would legalize the entire sex trade.
Democritus also did not believe in free will but was still known as the "laughing philosopher."
Scientists agree that eons ago, a bacterium took up residence inside another cell and became its powerhouse, the mitochondrion. But there are competing theories about the birth of other organelles such as the nucleus and endoplasmic reticulum.
Never made a turkey before? Don't worry, science can help.
Research shows that those who spend more time speaking tend to emerge as the leaders of groups, regardless of their intelligence.
How we handle grief largely depends on our worldview. Here is how three famous philosophers handled the certainty of grief and despair.
When people pick the greatest scientist of all-time, Newton and Einstein always come up. Perhaps they should name Johannes Kepler, instead.
Was there an intelligent, technologically advanced species long before humans existed? Could there have been a dinosaur civilization?
The new agency wants to push the boundaries of science and technology.