To exoplanet scientists, oddball planets are much more than just a strange sight on a cosmic sightseeing tour
Astronomers are finding ways to keep investigating the universe despite missing data due to COVID-19 telescope shutdowns
Scientists recently developed a substance that could help plants grow on Mars without the need for an artificial oxygen atmosphere
How calendars construct our reality
A record-breaking engineered material leaves no room for vanity
An astrophysicist and a poet discover they have much in common
Superconducting magnets began as a “laboratory curiosity.” Half-a-century later, they are indispensable for modern science
Alan Lightman’s new book highlights humanity’s struggle to find lasting answers in a world defined by change
Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.
If you want to turn your kids into a bunch of little nerds, this is the place!
What makes these boulders ring?
The twin paradox shows how approaching the speed of light alters both time and space
Researchers are using biological glow sticks and finely-tuned cameras to look deeper within cells.
We know it’s out there, but experts don’t know what makes up the invisible dark matter that accounts for most of our universe.
An exoplanet holds its massive rings together with a backwards-spinning mechanism
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