To reach the bottom of all five oceans, this Texas businessman commissioned “the most significant vehicle since Apollo 11.”
Making waves in the physics community.
These are the 2017 winners of the Vizzies Challenge.
The body electrician
A conversation with theoretical physicist Brian Greene
There are better ways to get science back into policy
Rosalind Franklin would have been 96 today.
Our August 1991 cover story, in honor of Harry Kroto's passing
Science's greatest weakness is also its greatest strength
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
A scientist stationed in Antarctica tells about the biggest scientific discovery of the year, and how to have fun at the Pole.
What does it take to become a citizen astronaut?
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
The next big breakthrough in synthetic biology just might come from an amateur scientist
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
Bill Andrews has spent two decades unlocking the molecular mechanisms of aging. His mission: to extend the human life span to 150 years--or die trying
How we covered the Scopes Monkey Trial, the discovery of Java Man, the Piltdown Man hoax, and milestones in the history of evolutionary theory
Launch the gallery below, and enjoy our favorite pictures of the year, all in one place
Fossils and molecular genetics are just some of the tools researchers have used to answer questions about the history of the human species
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. they averaged one every 10 minutes. And they werenâ€™t very scientific.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. They averaged one every 10 minutes. And they weren't very scientific.