For all of us, the act of being and thinking requires a network of complex support. The late physicist’s disability made it visible.
For a decade, zookeepers have known that something strange was stopping the giant animals’ hearts—now they’re beginning to trace the culprit to their guts.
Physicists have long grappled with the perplexingly small weight of empty space.
For a brief moment, NASA found itself at the center of a digital misinformation campaign.
A new video explains how the necrobiome might be valuable to forensic investigators.
Despite physical limitations, the late scientist had a singular, stubborn insistence on living life on his own terms.
New finds from Kenya suggest that humans used long-distance trade networks, sophisticated tools, and symbolic pigments right from the dawn of our species.
A new study suggests that early humans mated with the mysterious Denisovans in two separate waves.
The strange, cosmic reason our evolutionary path will look ever luckier the longer we survive
Years after the theoretical physicist upended our understanding of black holes, scientists are close to photographing one for the first time.
It’s named Steve.
Reefs will struggle as the oceans become more acidic.
The late physicist’s radical ideas are still changing the way we look at the cosmos.
The genomes of the long dead are turning up all sorts of unexpected and controversial findings.
The renowned theoretical physicist has died at the age of 76.
The president has proposed the creation of a new military branch that his Defense Department actually opposes.
For millennia, collecting recipes has been driven more by aspiration than the reality of what’s for dinner.
An interim administrator has been overseeing the space agency for more than 13 months—and now he’s leaving, too.
It’s not that they can’t consider other people’s perspectives. It’s that they don’t do so automatically.
A new study shows that people in South Africa weren’t fazed by the massive Toba eruption of 74,000 years ago, which supposedly created a global winter that nearly ended humanity.
David Attenborough’s latest documentary gorgeously reveals the world’s oceans—and shows how badly humans are screwing them up.
The experiment would confirm that gravity is a quantum force.