Using machine learning to build nanoparticles, Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists are transporting personalized drugs much closer to their tumor targets
Scientists have added radar info to seismic data, isotope measurements and optical imagery to study covert nuclear tests. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A new analysis of a seismic signal suggests the entire mountain didn’t collapse
Astronomers' newfound ability to see the same cosmic events in light, particles and gravitational waves—a synthesis called multimessenger astronomy—gives them a fuller picture of some of the universe's most mysterious phenomena
NASA’s Cold Atom Laboratory will allow physicists to play with quantum phenomena like never before
Can a competition with cash rewards improve techniques for tracking the Large Hadron Collider’s messy particle trajectories?
The InSight Mission will look at Mars's seismic activity and latent heat to find out more about how planets get made--and how humans might live there.
A rainbow-colored activity from Science Buddies
Thierry Zomahoun, president of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, talks about the potential and needs of science on the continent.
The chronic complaint
Physicists see the hallmarks of cosmic expansion in a ring of cold atoms
A colorful science project from Science Buddies
After a clutch of historic detections, gravitational-wave researchers have set their sights on some ambitious scientific quarry
A clamorous activity from Science Buddies
Researchers try to figure out why every 20 years a Pakistan glacier moves roughly 1,500 times faster.
An air-blasting science project from Science Buddies
Red dwarfs are a popular place to hunt for small exoplanets in the habitable zone—but the stars' radiation bursts might fry chances for life as we know it. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Quantum matter researcher Rob Moore discusses how novel materials harnessing the quantum properties of atoms and electrons will define the next generation of technology
Physicists at experiment in Italy continue to see a data fluctuation that they say represents dark matter—but the mystery deepens
The Quantum Shorts competition invited stories incorporating the laws of quantum mechanics