Scientists are studying the aurora's every move.
Tracking the Cambrian Explosion, when the oceans first filled with complex animal life.
And this was only a test...
Seeing is believing
"Faster than the speed of light” might be more of a relative statement now
This isn't your average thermometer.
It wouldn't feel like much of anything.
Oh, and a vacuum may not really be void of matter.
Also, the universe's age has now been measured at 13.8 billion years old.
New telescopic findings help shed light on a black hole physics mystery.
The VISIONS mission will give scientists an inside look at how the optical phenomenon influences Earth's atmosphere.
A possible victory for Einstein
Another day, another wrinkle in the year's biggest physics story
That's really fast
Not to be confused with Bespin, the Cloud City
You guys put up shields, right?
New research shows migrating songbirds completing transcontinental journey much faster than previously thought
High-speed movie cameras can shoot up to 20 million frames in the blink of an eye. The world is a mighty interesting place in ultimate slo-mo.
The other Olympic competition: to create faster, lighter, more powerful equipment.
One man's experience with LED grow lights
The same science powers bright carbide lamps and loud toy cannons
A new speed skating suit debuts at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
First stop: Laos
At the North American bat convention, biologists seek ways to reduce bat deaths at wind farms
Even faster than the fast Fourier transform
Tissue recipients may soon benefit from space travel.
Have we reached peak lemur?
A Russian missile test or a meteor remain the top guesses for a strange spiraling light phenomenon
Emerging medicine: Scientists design gold "nanoshells" that seek and destroy tumors.
New research confirms a theory: high-frequency acoustic waves can be converted to light
Blue light smells like delicious bananas
Or, how to build artificial molecules
The simple tricks to fool Earth-evolved humans into living on Mars time.
Let there be (tiny laser) light!
Nanosize light-absorbers break records for size and efficiency and could lead to better solar cells.
The material could create an infinite range of different colors and shapes.
Using metal chips and light, clinicians will be able to detect viruses in even rural medical clinics
Light that's truly crystal clear
It's the first time a bio-bot's locomotion is driven by cells from skeletal muscles
Exploiting both types of radiation could be the key to making solar power competitive with fossil fuels
WARP 75 lamp eases pain
Combining energy from multiple ambient sources generates a more stable supply for sensors
Engineers could use the technology to produce the fastest Internet ever.
This material is 100 times lighter than styrofoam--but it's also really strong!
The popularity of antibiotics has led to mutations in bacteria that make the little buggers stronger than ever. But what if we could shut down antibiotics as soon as they're no longer needed?
Just in case you were getting bored with the world, we bring you a tiny tweezer made of light beams.
A decades-old hypothesis gets closer to solidity.
The entangled triplets are unusually stable.
Short answer: It might be all in your head.
The simple amulet is the oldest known example of a shift in metalworking
A new LED device may help keep drivers awake during long hauls
But poor dance moves.
A citizen science website wants your help to spot gravitational lenses in never-before-seen pictures.
The science behind pre-earthquake lights.
Energy-efficient tech dims Edison's bright idea
Cosmic explosion was not a typical gamma-ray burst