Matera, once seen as uncivilized, is now prized for its ancient ways. Take any road in Italy, look up, and you’ll see a lovely hilltop town: a campanile, a castello, a few newer buildings spilling down
For five years physicists have been tantalized by possible evidence of dark matter in the Milky Way's center. Once again, a shadow of a signal that scientists hoped would amplify into conclusive evidence
Earthlings may be extreme latecomers to a universe full of life, with alien microbes possibly teeming on exoplanets beginning just 15 million years after the Big Bang, new research suggests. Traditionally,
Changing Planet Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset a
Check out the Milky Way next time you're outside the glare of city lights, and ruminate on the thought that at least 33 billion habitable planets are somewhere up there. But that's just the local population.