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The team that discovered gravitational waves put their data online. Now an independent group of researchers claims that they’ve found what might be a serious problem.
Posting scientific papers online, free to the public, seems like a great idea. But it's more complicated than it sounds.
Let's take a closer look at the video North Korea released to determine that missile's acceleration.
Pondering the role of Hooke's law and Young's modulus as we break down a scene in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming.'
The long-time leader of the search for extraterrestrial intelligence—and inspiration for the movie Contact—has scores of astronomical devotees.
When physicists first switched on the particle collider, the world worried about black holes. But they ran into a totally different kind of problem.
What is the perfect condiment for a hot dog? Science should be able to answer that. One writer goes on a quest to figure this out, once and for all.
NASA's Juno mission DGAF about scientific expectations. Here's what it's accomplished after only a year in orbit.
June Huh thought he had no talent for math until a chance meeting with a legendary mind. A decade later, his unorthodox approach to mathematical thinking has led to major breakthroughs.
In 1924, when the first popsicle patent was filed, a test tube was one of the suggested vessels.
SpaceX has now completed more missions in 2017 than any other year since its founding—and it’s still got five months to go.
When a blue whale washed up in Newfoundland in 2014, Jacqueline Miller launched into action.
The more researchers learn about metformin, the more it seems like a medieval wonder drug that could boost longevity in the 21st century.
When you push the button, nitrogen shoves a pungent, debilitating cocktail out of the canister.
City leaders must do more to integrate climate concerns into public health policy.
A decade ago, most electronic health care records collected just one piece of gender-related data: sex. Here's how that changed.
The radio spectrum is a limited commodity—and more and more of it is getting slurped up by consumer devices.
Nike's quest to break the two-hour marathon did not go as planned. But when you're pushing the limits of human performance, nothing ever does.
It could not only help robots get a good grip on things like space debris, but supercharge robots right here on Earth.
Scientists and the military have often tussled when it comes to who is more important in outer space.