A total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014, was captured by Scientific American readers around the globe
Researchers discover how charge transfer works
Support is growing for a decades-old physics idea suggesting that localized episodes of disordered brain activity help keep the overall system in healthy balance
Three weeks into the search for Flight 370, clues to its whereabouts remain scarce while fanciful theories explaining the disappearance abound
Excess gamma-ray light at the galactic center may indicate invisible dark matter particles
Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached this level for the first time in millions of years. What does this portend?
The original set of tracks has since been divided up and partially lost
The number of Americans aged 60 or more who issued advance directives governing their end of life care went from 47 percent in 2000 to 72 percent in 2010. Dina Fine Maron reports
When the White House said it knew nothing of the Internet's worst security flaw, many felt more relief than anger—and that’s a terrible sign
Should we worry about arachnids crawling into our mouths while we’re in dreamland?