A planetary alignment provides a window to visit Uranus and Neptune—but time is tight
A new study suggests there are key differences between the compositions of Earth and its natural satellite, with significant implications for lunar history
Emmy and Peabody Award–winning science writer, producer and director Ann Druyan talks about Cosmos: Possible Worlds, the next installment of the Cosmos series.
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Originally published in March 1950
Physicists suspect spacetime ripples could explain why the universe is made of matter
Physicists who were set to attend the American Physical Society’s Denver conference are using virtual platforms to share their talks
The iconoclastic physicist rejected the idea of an end point to the human quest for knowledge and happiness...
Originally published in December 1963
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Originally published in February 1857
If built, the International Linear Collider would investigate some of the biggest mysteries in physics on the smallest of scales
Increasing or decreasing the altitude of aircraft by a few thousand feet to avoid thin layers of humidity could make a major reduction to contrails’ contribution to climate change...
Hollowed-out microcrystals could lock away carbon
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Researchers have confirmed a long-predicted key similarity between hydrogen and antihydrogen
Originally published in May 1962
Paints, plastics and even wood can be engineered to stay cool in direct sunlight—but their role in displacing power-hungry air conditioners remains unclear
A very fine grind can actually hamper espresso brewing, because particles may clump more than larger particles will.
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