Albert Einstein passed away on April 18, 1955. A photographer from LIFE snapped his desk at Princeton hours after Einstein had died. Einstein gave new meaning to the saying, cluttered desk, cluttered mind. Perhaps genius requires a little disorder.
Astrophysicist Michelle Thaller explains how a solar storm could wipe out civilization… and what we can do to prevent catastrophe.
The Copernican principle states that Earth is an ordinary planet, but that does not mean that life is ordinary in the universe.
Scientists use tripping rats to show that LSD disrupts communication between two key brain regions.