Science

Could Black Holes Be The Dark Matter Our Universe Needs?

Almost certainly not. Here’s the science of why.Continue reading on Starts With A Bang! »

Shape-shifting cuts give shoes a better grip

With pop-out structures inspired by kirigami and animals, a shoe sole goes from flat to spiky to boost friction on slippery surfaces...

Yes, There Really Could Be Life In The Cloud-Tops Of Venus

Here’s how the closest place to “hell” in our Solar System might actually be home to life.Continue reading on Starts With A Bang!...

Scientists Say: Prairie

Prairies are flat, fertile grasslands in North America. They are their own unique ecosystem.

Tube-dwelling sea creatures may be oldest known parasites

A fossil bed of clam-like animals from a half-billion years ago is covered in tube-dwelling organisms. These suggest the tube dwellers...

Ah-choo! Healthy sneezes, coughs sound just like sick ones...

Think you can tell a sick cough from a healthy one? Think again. New research finds the human ear isn’t sensitive enough to tell the...

Ask Ethan: What New Evidence Could Revolutionize All Of...

The Standard Model and General Relativity can’t be all there is. But how will we discover what lies beyond them?Continue reading on...

A contrast between shadows and light can now generate electricity

A new device exploits the contrast between bright spots and shade to produce a current that can power small electronics.

The Science Of Why Firing Your Gun Up Into The Air Can...

July 4th and New Years Eve are the most dangerous times for a hail of falling bullets from ‘celebratory gunfire.’Continue reading...

Let’s learn about mummies

A mummy is a preserved body. They’re fun and spooky, but also a great chance to learn about people of the past.

This Is Why We’ll Never Detect Hawking Radiation From An...

The theoretical reasons to expect it are compelling, but the technology required to detect it is unfathomable.Continue reading on...

Fossil stomach reveals a dinosaur’s last meal

A rare fossilized stomach reveals a dino’s dining preferences. It also provides clues to the ecosystem in which the reptile lived.

No, Science Will Never Make Philosophy Or Religion Obsolete

There’s a lot left to understand, ponder, and investigate. And there always will be.Continue reading on Starts With A Bang! »

Millions of likely U.S. COVID-19 cases have gone undiagnosed

Over just three weeks in March, some 8.7 million people in the United States may have contracted COVID-19. That far surpasses the...

Scientists Say: GPS

A GPS system relies on satellites orbiting the planet, constantly sending signals back to receivers on Earth.

Developing planet emerges in a swirl of gas

Images of a young star 520 light-years away show a spiral of gas and dust swirling around it. A twist inside the spiral appears to...

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