The world of the teensy-tiny, the quantum realm, could have a favorite flavor. Here's why that's a big deal.
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Alien life is out there, but our current theories seem to be steering us away from it, says this scientist.
String theory is a powerful idea, unfinished and untested, but one that has persisted for decades despite inauspicious beginnings.
What if I told you that our universe was flooded with hundreds of kinds of nearly invisible particles and that, long ago, these particles formed a network of universe-spanning strings?
Researchers recently released simulations of the Large Magellanic Cloud — a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way — and found that cosmic rays from a starburst event are starting to rip it apart.
For the last decade or more, Muggles around the world have been busy designing and perfecting a similar device called a coronagraph.
It will be one of the most daunting, complicated and, potentially, scientifically rewarding missions ever undertaken to the red planet.
Google claims quantum supremacy – IBM says not so fast. One researcher explains why he doesn't see quantum computers outpacing classical computers any time soon ... and maybe not ever.
The so-called Cybertruck is an angular, stainless steel, all-electric pickup truck that quickly became polarizing. Here's why it's revolutionary.
An ambitious new fleet of spacecraft could reveal whether space-time is smooth or chunky, and in doing so the ultimate nature of reality.
Apart from her groundbreaking work on the origin of elements, Burbidge is interested in galaxies, extremely distant and luminous cosmic objects and more.
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