Después de lograr encender su motor –hazaña sobre la cual dependía su vida–, la segunda nave espacial en orbitar Júpiter se prepara para revolucionar nuestra visión del planeta gigante.
A hammock turns out to be the perfect place to contemplate spacetime, especially if you happen to have some coconuts
Voice-activated intelligent agents use pattern recognition to understand your words - but they do not always understand what you mean.
Magicians capitalize on the mind's abilities and limitations to create illusions.
Tradition and politics clash with imperfect science to pit farmers against authorities who seek to stop the spread of the plant pathogen Xylella.
A new study points to the risk that China and India will be facing severe water shortages by 2050 due to a perfect storm of economic growth, climate change, and fast growing populations. Ben Gruber reports.
Human-caused ocean noises cause clams to clam up and lobsters to scurry for cover, which could wreak havoc with nutrient cycling.
Researchers have successfully used stem cells to treat cats with a debilitating mouth disease. The findings could translate into potential therapies for humans suffering from similar ailments. Ben Gruber reports.
All you need is a phone in Sweden's brand new do-it-yourself grocery store. A new app takes care of scanning and paying for items, so there's no need for any staff. Sharon Reich reports
This bird went extinct before the Homo sapiens ever took a step. In this video, science artist James Gurney shows us his painstaking process to reconstruct an animal unseen by human eyes.
Watch as the space telescope zooms in on GN-z11, the remotest galaxy ever seen.Video credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)
The elephant in the room—actually, Times Square: a ton of poached ivory that was mashed in some sort of souped-up wood chipper.
A junkyard full of old airplanes turns out to be an artist’s playground. Several companies exist to turn historic old aircraft parts into seating, tables, picture frames, book shelves and any other piece of furniture you might imagine.
Why would a biochemist make three-dimensional prints of budding yeast cells?
Superclusters – regions of space that are densely packed with galaxies – are the biggest structures in the Universe. But where does one end and another begin? And where are we in the picture?This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on September 3, 2014. It is a Nature Video production.
New fossils shed light on the origin of the unusual human relative known as ‘the hobbit’.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on June 8, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.
Engineering students in the mechatronics class at The Cooper Union in Manhattan have a unique final exam—they build sumo robots that fight one another for supremacy.
Artist James Gurney explains how he modeled and painted the extinct Volaticotherium featured on Scientific American’s June 2016 cover and inside the magazine. Central to his reconstruction was a model with anatomically accurate muscles built atop fossil bones.
Microbes in the atmosphere influence life on the planet's surface."Invisible Nature: Life in the Clouds" was first published on bioGraphic. ©2016 California Academy of Sciences.
Metamaterials don’t react the way you would expect. Push down on this cube from the top and a face appears on the side. The secret? A carefully designed substructure.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 27, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.