A petroglyph spotted in Chaco Canyon may depict a total solar eclipse witnessed by the Pueblo people.
Most works are created with the assumption that people will see it—but these are designed to be perceived with the hands
Fairgoers will find an all-new STEAM exhibit at this year's state fair.
August book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American
Non-scientists are being recruited to collect data on everything from the Sun’s outer atmosphere to animal behavior
In advance of the big solar eclipse on August 21, author and journalist David Baron talks about his new book American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World ...
This unassuming plant can teach us a great deal about politics and colonialism
Letters to the editor from the April 2017 issue of Scientific American
The surprising applications of a profession you may not know exists
It helped bring national healing in 1878, so can’t history repeat itself?
The right mix of people who already know one another, of boys and girls--Ramsey numbers may hold the answer
Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio ventures deep into the human mind in his new book, Why? What Makes Us Curious.
Delight your favorite kiddos beyond measure with these two marvelous bags.
What are we really hoping to find?
The vice president-turned-environmental crusader takes viewers to climate change’s front lines in his documentary sequel
An exhibition at Princeton University is a bit of both
Fictional physicist Sheldon Cooper’s catchphrase has been brought to life in the lab
Journalist and author Susan Ewing talks about her new book Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil . (And we'll discuss how Helicoprion is not technically a shark, but it's really close!)...
Bug Lovers, Earth’s Many Apocalypses, the Surprising Minds of Vegetative Patients and Other New Science Books
July book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American