A possible victory for Einstein
That's really fast
New research shows migrating songbirds completing transcontinental journey much faster than previously thought
Relativity experiment is the most accurate yet
A new technique for identifying the precise biological age of human tissue reveals that not all tissues grow old at the same rate.
Studies of captive animals may not accurately reflect how they act in the wild.
Yet another reason to save them from extinction
New telescopic findings help shed light on a black hole physics mystery.
Fermi would approve
Truly random numbers are surprisingly hard to generate, and are necessary for everyday digital security.
They're everywhere—and they can also treat cancer.
Another day, another wrinkle in the year's biggest physics story
"Faster than the speed of light” might be more of a relative statement now
Say goodbye to slow downloads: Australian scientists develop chip that makes Internet 60 times faster
Not to be confused with Bespin, the Cloud City
"Thermopower waves" could be a brand-new way to produce electricity
ALMA is the best way to see these births in super-fertile galaxies, which helps scientists understand how galaxies form.
Scientific and technological advances are making that an awfully complicated question.
One fish, two fish, drunk fish, zoom fish
What language you hear growing up--Arabic and Slovenian are especially good--affects how you learn to count.
The "cane toad front" now moves about 60 kilometers a year.
The Lufengosaurus grew like a 30-foot weed.
To compete with China, and use in almost any field of research you can think of
1926 sports aficionados give their opinions on why women can't reach the "masculine standard"
How'd they do it?
And other fascinating details about "nature's speed machine"
Forget the retweet, meet the shark-tweet.
How do police extract eyewitness accounts they can trust?
Quantum teleportation, more reliable than ever before, at greater distances than ever before.
Even faster than the fast Fourier transform
Researchers are still at odds over what mechanisms really lend us our olfactory sense.
Apparently a molecule under pressure violates the laws of classical physics
The random-number race is on
In 1818, a French engineer invented a device that enabled workers to tunnel under rivers without having mud and water ruin their efforts.
The answer was 8
A working, large-scale quantum computer is still a decade away, but researchers are currently turning a critical corner from theory to building the first small quantum systems
Getting two quantum particles to move at the same time may open the door to more breakthroughs in quantum computing
The director of the Center for Extreme Quantum Information Theory at MIT answers our biggest questions
Or, how to build artificial molecules
Bringing us one step closer to a quantum Internet
Researchers find nanoscale crystals can enter your body through cuts in the skin.
Researchers takes steps to observe the ghostly effects of quantum mechanics in objects larger than atoms
Light that's truly crystal clear
The entangled triplets are unusually stable.
Seeing is believing
Entanglement breakthrough could lead to unhackable Internet
The quantum internet is coming, and this is how we're going to get there.
Also, the universe's age has now been measured at 13.8 billion years old.
A commute so quick you could just die.
Let there be (tiny laser) light!
Oh, and a vacuum may not really be void of matter.
One of the 10 award-winning science visualizations from the 2016 Vizzies
Quantum networking could enable the most secure communication possible.
Schrodinger would be pleased
But don't wipe your hard drives just yet