Astronomy: Timothy Ferris eyes the amateur asteroid-watchers.
To reach the bottom of all five oceans, this Texas businessman commissioned “the most significant vehicle since Apollo 11.”
One man's noise is another man's long-sought signal
Harvard has a world-class trove of valuable astronomical data. But it's in the form of half a million glass photographic plates
With the upcoming release of the major motion picture Europa Report, a couple of Jet Propulsion Lab scientists explain how science fiction has evolved in response to our growing understanding of space.
Canada's Arthur B. McDonald and Japan's Takaaki Kajita will split the nearly $1M prize
Our history is complicated. Our pre-history, even more so.
From Mark Zuckerberg to Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Fossils and molecular genetics are just some of the tools researchers have used to answer questions about the history of the human species
Solving the mysteries of the universe
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
Worms, planets, extra dimensions: just a few of the things that inspire the most creative young scientists of the year
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Lawrence Berkeley Labs' biggest energy research resource knows that big science often happens at very small scales--and very high temperatures
What's the most habitable planet?
Meet our closest neighbor. The planet closely orbits Alpha Centauri B, which is a little bit smaller than the sun.
These findings have changed the way we see our solar system.