Each of us carries our own version of the Multiverse in our heads.
NicoBoard is an app that helps parents make sense of a frightening time.
As viewed by the MeerKAT telescope, this radio view of the Milky Way blows away every other way we've ever seen our home galaxy.
Travel half the distance to your destination, and there's always another half to go. Despite Zeno's Paradox, you always arrive right on time.
With a new telescope on the horizon, we reflect on the best pictures of space that came before.
Known as primordial black holes, they could thoroughly change our Universe's history. But the evidence is strongly against them.
From exoplanets to supermassive black holes to the first stars and galaxies, Webb will show us the Universe as we've never seen it before.
Binary black holes eventually inspiral and merge. That's why the OJ 287 system is destined for the most energetic event in history.
From high school through the professional ranks, physicists never tire of Newton's second law.
It had long seemed impossible that supermassive black holes could grow to such enormous sizes. But the biggest problem is now solved.
From wearable electronics to microscopic sensors to telemedicine, new advances like graphene and supercapacitors are bringing "impossible" electronics to life.
Ever wondered what oxytocin receptor proteins sound like?
An artist’s impression of what the fully-deployed James Webb Space telescope will look like from the perspective of an observer on the ‘dark’ (non-Sun-facing) side of the observatory. (NORTHRUP GRUMMAN) […]
There’s a million things we haven’t done. But just you wait. The Universe as we know it began some 13.8 billion years ago with the onset of the hot Big Bang. […]
Zeno’s paradox stumped philosophers, mathematicians, and intellectuals for millennia. It took physics to finally solve it. The fastest human in the world, according to the Ancient Greek legend, was the heroine […]
We’ve come fantastically far in our understanding of the distant Universe. Here’s how we’ll go even farther. Sometime in 2021, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will launch, deploy, and begin science […]
The transition across a quantum barrier is known as quantum tunneling, and the amount of time it takes for such a transition to occur had never been measured before. For […]
The Chinese government announced it will be genetic testing potential Olympic athletes for the 2022 Games. What could possibly go wrong?
Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and augmented reality are already a big part of the travel industry.
A new study of intestinal microbiota and circadian rhythms reveal insights into global obesity rates.
There’s another safe way to observe the “Great American Eclipse,” too.
Modern technology has provided us with a seamless way of life, but we've also become accustomed to taking shortcuts.
With its space shuttle program grounded, NASA has found a great way to stay relevant with its daily release of images and videos, which we are happy to serve up to […]
Investors and policy makers should tap into the economic potential of cities in emerging markets.