The Universe is a vast, mysterious place, encompassing everything we’ve ever known, observed or could ever hope to come into contact with. For millennia, a look up at the sky — our window into the cosmos
“I read the LHC people have shown we live in a multiverse!” my mom says when she opens the door. It wasn’t really the welcome I expected. Recently retired, she now regularly attends lecture series at university.
They’re everywhere, as a new map proves. Look closely at London’s stone buildings and you’ll see the city is really a disaster site. The rock that much of England’s capital is built from is the residue
A simulated apple can't feed anybody, and other reality checks by a philosopher and a cognitive scientist. Recently Elon Musk made internet headlines by claiming that the probability we live in "base is
One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — it's
Every once in a while, a hoax or claim that’s so spectacularly absurd goes viral that even the most circumspect bystanders can be taken in. Yet science doesn’t stop being true just because some people
Race in human taxonomy—the science of classifying organisms—has a long, disgraceful history. Individuals have used race to divide and denigrate certain people while promoting their claims of superiority.