The research explains how a third ancient human ancestor bred with humans to produce the modern human genome. Scientists discovered evidence pointing to a previously unknown ancestor to humans after scouring
Rolling up to the crater’s edge, the Opportunity rover took in a landscape unlike anything any Earthling had ever seen. A vast, meteorite-blasted expanse of volcanic rock and iron oxide extended for 15
What is the law but a series of algorithms? Codified instructions proscribing dos and don’ts—ifs and thens. Sounds a lot like computer programming, right? The legal system, on the other hand, is not as
Only the Northern line tube trains rumbling through tunnels overhead provide any clue that Growing Underground is not a standard farm. The rows of fennel, purple radish and wasabi shoots could be in almost
Introduction As humanity stands on the brink of a technology triggered information revolution, the scale, scope and complexity of the impact of intelligence evolution in machines is unlike anything humankind
Cosmic Connections is a series that explores how our experiences here on Earth aren’t so different across the universe. Lasers are some of the most fantastic inventions to come out of twentieth-century
Walter Munk, the high-spirited scientist-explorer whose insights about the nature of winds, waves and currents earned him the nickname the “Einstein of the Oceans,” died Friday in La Jolla. He was 101.
When we look around at the Universe: at the planets and stars, • at the galaxies and clusters of galaxies, • and at the gas, dust and plasma populating the space between these dense structures, we find
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A Top Harvard Astronomer Thinks He's Found Proof of Aliens, and He Refuses to Back Down. Is He Smart or Just Stubborn?
Is he right or wrong? And if he's wrong, is he right to push it anyway? Meet Avi Loeb. His academic credentials are basically beyond reproach: a Harvard science professor who is also the chair of the Astronomy
(CNN) — The ocean will not look the same color in the future. It won't turn pink or anything radically different; the change will be more apparent through optic sensors than though the human eye. But serves