It ate a bunch of stellar gas and now it needs a nap. Think of black holes as bottomless devouring machines? Not so much, it turns out: the black hole at the center of the Sculptor galaxy, about 13 million
Canned sunshine! Editor's Note Although batteries are great for some things, they aren't quite up to storing large-scale solar power for later use. That's why many people are trying to make fuel from instead.
Voyager 1 has officially entered interstellar space. How long will the spacecraft have power? When might it reach another star? The NASA team answered these questions and more on Reddit. NASA announced
Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during
Is this lizard opaline green? Perhaps more pistachio? In field biology, describing a lizard as "green" just won't do when the exact shade could be the key to identifying a species. You need to be specific:
In the wild, male apes can plan ahead where they'll be going, and they keep their female friends apprised. We often think of the ability to plan for the future as a uniquely human attribute. Recent studies
The Ig Nobel Prizes are in! Here are the winners of the strangest science awards of the year. Last night were the Ig Nobel Prizes, the most important of Nobel Prize ceremonies. The ceremony honors the