The first direct detection of gravitational waves is nigh, and it comes with a surround-sound system. The direct detection of gravitational waves remains one of the most enduring white whales in cosmology.
If you really want to know about birds, you have to consider the crocodile. That point was driven home this week with the release of the genomes of 45 bird species, which reassigned some perches on the
The sixteenth phase of solid H2O has arrived. Water ice, the unlikely solid that is less dense than its liquid form, is already a thing that should not be. As temperatures drop below freezing, water molecules
A massive white matter tract at the back of the brain, overlooked for the past century, might be crucial for skills such as reading. A team of neuroscientists in America say they have rediscovered an neural
The astronaut leading humankind's journey to the stars says if we want to get to another Earth, we'll have to expand our thinking. Christopher Nolan's Interstellar imagines a human journey to planets our
They're thought to be what anchors galaxies — some of the largest objects in the universe. And what happens past their event horizon, also known as the point of no return, can only be speculation since