Move over, Saturn—rings aren't just for giant planets anymore. Saturn has rings, of course, and so do the other gas giants of our solar system—Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune—albeit wispier ones than Saturn's.
There's a reason Albert Einstein always looked like he'd stuck his finger in a light socket: Physicists spend their days doing some of the most mind-blowing research in science. Here are 10 physics findings
Science News For years, scientists have debated the evolutionary reason behind a zebra's stripes. Are they: a. Costumes for courtship? b: Camouflage to confuse lions and other predators? c: A natural to
Albert Einstein's famous equation E=mc2 for the first time connected the mass of an object with its energy and heralded a new world of physics This is the most famous equation in the history of equations.
Google Glass can be used to check emails or search for information on the move. It can also apparently be used to save lives. The Boston Globe reports that Dr. Steven Horng, working at Boston's Beth Israel
It's looking like clouds will obscure Monday night's lunar eclipse for nearly all of the U.S. East Coast, but much of the West and Midwest should be able to see it. As we wrote last week, the total eclipse
Meet 'photoswitches,' a breakthrough set of materials that act as their own batteries, absorbing energy and releasing it on demand. The next big thing in solar energy could be microscopic. Scientists MIT
A comprehensive look at which parts of the world have suffered historically large quakes. It must be frustrating to be hit by a huge earthquake, and then have experts inform you that the "Big One" might
Atmospheric scientists aim to improve their forecasts. At least 29 people are dead after a string of tornadoes hit states in the Southern and Midwestern U.S. over the past few days. The National Weather
Eight thousand is a perfectly arbitrary number. Yet, no other number looms larger for mountain climbers. Fourteen mountain peaks stand taller than 8,000 meters (26,247 feet). There could have been many
In The Washington Post this week, reporter Jim Tankersley follows a team of doctors as they install one of the world's first electronic spine replacements, dubbed the Neurobridge. The patient is paralyzed