The Parker Solar Probe is the first time a spacecraft will ever get this close to the sun.
Walking all over the English countryside picking up trash, the genitalia of the spotted hyena, and many other subjects comical and deadly serious.
People who displayed higher intelligence were 28% more likely to wear glasses.
The updated recommendations come in the wake of research that shows an alarming rise of colon and rectal cancer among young adults.
Does smoking marijuana make it less likely that couples will have children? A study out of Boston University has arrived at a clear conclusion.
The field of Artificial Intelligence is pushing back against a newcomer — for good reason.
A new study attempts to figure out why the motor cortex sometimes synchronizes to speech as the auditory cortex does.
Are hot dogs or hamburgers the healthier option? It’s a question that has plagued many a summer barbeque guest.
Each year, lightning kills 24,000 people around the world. These maps show which regions get hit more than others.
The moral bankruptcy of the European Union, the backlash against Steven Pinker’s defense of progress, and where we go from here.
Big Think speaks with the American who’s spent the most time in space, astronaut Peggy Whitson, looking back on what she learned during life in orbit.
A new study echoes a body of prior research showing that men tend to outperform women in a variety of navigational and spatial tasks.
People who occasionally pull all-nighters are at greater risk for diabetes and other illnesses, and a new study identifies blood proteins as being behind the problem.
Lack of replication is a serious problem in science. So far, no one has an answer.
This asteroid is feeling itself, clearly.
Even though 18,000 species are discovered and named each year we are still losing ground, writes the College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
The changes humans bring to the environment, like pollution or pesticides, is spiking cancer rates in animals, according to a new study.
Could social graphing be a way to find the 'Holy Grail' of successful movie writing?
We've known for 2,000 years that the Earth is round. Here are three observable proofs that can instantly debunk flat-Earth theory.
It might not be a great idea to chug a whole box of Arm and Hammer, but a small daily dose could do wonders for keeping your autoimmune system in check.