For a brief moment, NASA found itself at the center of a digital misinformation campaign. “After year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly no longer has same DNA as identical twin,” the headline of a story
By Michael Gerson Michael Gerson Columnist Email Bio Follow It is one of the common questions of eighth-grade theology (which is generally more insightful and useful than post-doctoral theology): If God
Mind & Body The near-death experience may be as close as humans get to glimpsing something out of this world. It seems to happen to some people when their heart stops and they're flat-lining. Once revived,
(CNN) — Most Americans, about 89%, say they believe in God, and some have felt God's presence while listening to a sermon or sensed time stand still while they were in deep prayer or meditation. Now, new
(CNN) — The San Andreas Fault has an infamous reputation, but there are other fault lines lying around California that can trigger a powerful earthquake, especially if they rupture simultaneously, a new
A ridge that runs across the entire surface of Charon could be the ancient ocean having one last "Hulk out." It's not every day that NASA invokes Marvel Comics to describe a planetary science phenomena,
Susan Brind Morrow has developed a new translation of the world's oldest sacred texts. For years, scholars thought that the Pyramid Texts were merely a series of funeral prayers and magic spells intended
Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night. Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said.
When we think about our galaxy, most people think about the stars in the sky, the grand, sweeping spiral arms, the disk-like plane of our Milky Way filled with dust, and the bulge in the galactic center.
A new analysis of lunar rock and soil samples suggests that the Earth got full-on clobbered by an ancient planet called Theia. The early solar system was, for lack of a better term, a chaotic hellscape.
Mind & Body Say “Aloha” to the good life if you’re lucky enough to be able to move to Hawaii. People who live in the postcard-beautiful state have the highest overall well-being in the U.S., according
By Rachel Feltman Rachel Feltman Bio NASA's Kepler space telescope just keeps raking in the exoplanets, 1,930 of which have now been confirmed (and 4,696 that haven't). These include an impressive 234
And what does it mean for God? The modern world is certainly confused about God. Surveys consistently find that about 90 percent of Americans, and a somewhat smaller majority of people in many other countries,
Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs,