Science

Science

0
By Ben Yagoda I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped...

0
By Jeremy Rehm Lawmakers in the US Congress are running out of time to pass a budget for the 2019 fiscal year, and have yet to...

0
By Rafi Letzter There's a "hydrogen wall" at the edge of our solar system, and NASA scientists think their New Horizons spacecraft can see it. That...

0
By Elizabeth Gibney The already buzzing field of topological physics could be about to explode. For the first time, researchers have systematically scoured through entire databases of materials...

2
By Don Lincoln In a story from Greek mythology, a clever craftsman named Daedalus was imprisoned in a tower for knowing too much. To escape,...

2
By Colin Barras So-called Ediacaran organisms have puzzled biologists for decades. To the untrained eye they look like fossilized plants, in tube or frond shapes...

1
By Ashley Strickland A strange 200 million-year-old object with the mass of a planet has been discovered 20 light-years from Earth, outside our solar system....

0
By Fiona MacDonald Astronomers have detected yet another mysterious and powerful fast radio burst hitting Earth from an unknown source in space. If that's not strange...

2
By Peter Brannen They were strange days at the beginning of the age of mammals. The planet was still hungover from the astonishing disappearance of...

0
By Ewen Callaway For millions of years, brewer’s yeast and its close relatives have packed their DNA into 16 distinct chromosomes. Now, two teams have used...