A new analysis could put the question of cosmic expansion to rest once and for all.
By picking up on patterns too subtle for humans to notice, non-line-of-sight imaging can see around corners and through walls.
A new conjecture in physics challenges the leading “theory of everything.”
The concentration of metals in our star will determine when it dies, but scientists struggle to settle on an estimate.
Earth's slipping, sliding outer crust could be key to hosting a wide variety of living things.
When Victoria Meadows needs to ponder life on distant planets, she surrounds herself with earthly vegetation.
Judea Pearl helped artificial intelligence gain a strong grasp on probability, but laments that it still can't compute cause and effect.
The Milky Way's deep past is beginning to come into view.
Information and viruses spread through the body in surprisingly similar ways.
For two decades, one research team has detected collisions between dark and ordinary matter—but no one else can replicate their findings.
Using the wrong method to analyze a data set can yield misleading results. So one researcher is championing an approach that works for nearly everything.
Physicists have long grappled with the perplexingly small weight of empty space.
The experiment would confirm that gravity is a quantum force.
The debate over whether an arachnid’s web is actually a part of its mind
The answer to a longstanding mystery suggests that proteins are far more malleable than previously thought.
After long believing that exploding stars forged the coveted metal, researchers are now divided over which extraordinary cosmic event is truly responsible.
In a brilliant new experiment, physicists have confirmed one of the most mysterious laws of the cosmos.
There are surprising similarities between their brains and adults’.
Geochemical signals from near the planet’s core are beginning to shed light on its first 50 million years, a period long viewed as inaccessible to science.
Stripes laid down by tooth enamel could reveal why big mammals grow slower—and live longer—than small ones.