“What am I missing?” is a question that journalist Mónica Guzmán thinks more people should start asking.
Learning styles are supposed to help learners take ownership of their education, but research doesn’t back up this well-intentioned myth.
From succubi to aliens, stories of abductions or other unsettling encounters have been with us for millennia. What explains them?
People around the world, mostly Generation Z, are obsessed with the look and feel of gothic, elitist universities. Why?
Any dataset that can be quantified over time can be turned into a contest that is both exciting and (a little bit) enlightening.
"You gotta know when to fold 'em."
Hermann Minkowski called Einstein a "lazybones" with a "not very solid" education. Less than 10 years later, he would eat his words.
Our greatest tool for exploring the world inside atoms and molecules, and specifically electron transitions, just won 2023's Nobel Prize.
The gospels imply that Jesus became famous as much for his exorcisms as his ministry.
JWST just found its first transiting exoplanet, and it's 99% the size of Earth. But with no atmosphere seen, perhaps air is truly rare.
From "shell shock" to "combat fatigue," the wars of the past century have violently illuminated the power trauma can wield over the mind and body.
Ingenuity is remarkable. But these 5 exploration ideas are revolutionary. Telescopes are our initial tools for revealing and studying foreign worlds. Hubble images of Mars, particularly around the regions with […]
Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York is the kind of film that makes you laugh and cry at the same time.
The number of PhDs has been exceeding the available academic positions since as early as the mid-1990s.
The Chegg cheating scandal reveals a critical need to rethink the student experience in post-COVID education.
The scientists, not the fossil fuel industry, were right all along. Back in 1990, the world’s top climate scientists convened to put together a report on the state of Earth’s climate. […]
Finding alien technology on the seafloor would be truly incredible. This extraordinary claim, however, is debunked by the actual evidence.
This year marks 2,000 years since the birth of the Roman author of the first natural encyclopedia.