The Breakthrough Prize is the richest award in science, conferring $3 million on each winner or winning team. In a series of symposia, current and previous winners discuss the science that earned them their honors...
A hammock turns out to be the perfect place to contemplate spacetime, especially if you happen to have some coconuts
When a German physician performed the world's first catheterization on himself, he changed the course of medicine
After 16 years, Jon Stewart signed off from The Daily Show on August 6, but not before leaving the world a trove of humorous and pointed clips about science
Researchers were surprised to find that cyclists rode faster while taking on easy mental tasks. —Karen Hopkin, Eliene Augenbraun
One species of ant turns out to have a lot in common with blue cheese and rotting coconuts. Photo courtesy: Antweb.org
Looking to get ahead in the online dating world? Science has evidence for some surprising tips. —Eliene Augenbraun, Christopher Intagliata
It might take practice to get to Carnegie Hall but scientists found that it takes a set of dozens of genes in the brain working together to make that practice pay off.
Max Barclay curates insects at London's Museum of Natural History. He discovered the only known beetles collected by the famed 19th century explorer, Dr. David Livingstone, in a dusty old box...
When supermassive black holes run into each other, the fabric of space and time gets a little bit wrinkled.
Neil deGrasse Tyson is host of StarTalk, which is both a top-rated podcast and a television series on National Geographic Channel. Click here for full transcript