Skip to main content

Physics3878 articles archived since 1845

Stars Do Dance of Possible Death

Two white dwarf stars orbiting each other will collide in 900,000 years, possibly annihilating both. Steve Mirsky reports

July 13, 2011

Kepler Searches for Planets in Habitable Zones

NASA's Kepler mission's principal investigator, Bill Borucki, talks about the search for exoplanets that might be in habitable zones around their stars. John Matson reports

July 11, 2011

How Physics Limits Intelligence [Podcast]

Award-winning author Douglas Fox talks about his cover story in the July issue of Scientific American about the limits of intelligence, placed there by the laws of physics

July 4, 2011

Stay Ahead of the Curve

50% Off for Back to School