The possibility of humans colonizing outer space may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but British astronomer Chris Impey says that if the U.S. were pumping more money into the space program, the
The ‘publish or perish’ culture within science skews the research literature towards positive results. But negative findings matter too and new open access publications are helping researchers to give
The DQN network learned how to play classic video games including Space Invaders and Breakout without programming Artificial intelligence has taken a major step forward after Google created a network learned
Othermills work like the opposite of 3-D printers, cutting material away instead of building it up. You can think of an Othermill as the opposite of a 3-D printer. Instead of building up objects from materials,
Astronomers have captured the first timelapse images of a thermonuclear fireball exploding out of a nova star, allowing them to track the event as it happened. An international team of researchers worked
Elon Musk has met a technology he doesn't like. Musk, who promises to take humans to new heights with space and battery technologies, was especially grounded in his latest caution on artificial intelligence.
Forming it requires replacing atoms' electrons with more exotic sub-atomic particles. Fresh evidence suggests there exists a type of chemical bond that nobody has ever seen before, Chemistry World reports.
Deepwater Horizon spill left an oil ring the size of Rhode Island at the bottom of the sea, study says
There's an oil ring the size of Rhode Island at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico and researchers say it belongs to oil company BP. According to a study published yesterday in Proceedings of the National
The world has devoted a great deal of diplomatic energy to securing Syria's chemical weapons. It has yet to do the same for securing Syria's children. Their future is as important for international security
This is an alarming story, not because it ends badly. It's alarming because it ends well. It shouldn't have, but it did, and biologists (and especially conservationists) now have a puzzle to ponder. The
2,500 mph: the speed attained this year by the six-passenger Virgin Galactic/Scaled Composites Spaceship Two, the first commercial spacecraft to exceed Mach 1 99 percent: the portion of American exterminators