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A physicist explains why and how we redefined a basic unit of measure.
This week, the Breakdown takes a hard look at angular momentum. Don't get dizzy!
It's too late for Pluto, but you can help prevent the Milky Way from being reclassified as a "galactisimal"
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Fighting the good fight
But they don't alter their gaits for other ladies.
In a novel form of peer review, a biologist has given an colorfully fiery critique of a genome research consortium. Here's why.
Does the ideal gas law explain 11 deflated footballs?
And why people believe in the unbelievable.
New criteria for choosing NSF grants is the latest salvo from our anti-science government.
Physics you can draw
Unfortunately, they still don't believe in evolution or climate change
Ten minutes, no rules, winner takes all
A new study shows that body language indicates socioeconomic status
The annual BMJ Christmas Issue highlights offbeat research
"Being pro-science is the only way we make sure that America continues to lead the world."
Let the epic grill battle begin
Treats for physicists, chemists, biologists, and others.
One preeminent scientist tackles the moral and ethical issues that come with the business of genetically enhancing our biology.
Yes, orgasms can happen to rape victims.
Mouse milk (for people), spider-goats, pain-free cattle, and nine more