Science

Ask Ethan: What’s the real science behind Google’s time...

Is it really an otherworldly revolution, leveraging quantum computing, that will change physics forever?Continue reading on Starts...

Synthetic trees could tap underground water in arid areas

They also could also help coastal residents mine fresh water from salty sources.

Will the woolly mammoth return?

Scientists are using genetic engineering and cloning to try to bring back extinct species or save endangered ones. Here’s how and...

Cloning boosts endangered black-footed ferrets

A cloned ferret named Elizabeth Ann brings genetic diversity to a species that nearly went extinct in the 1980s.

Are We Approaching Quantum Gravity All Wrong?

An exclusive interview with physicist Lee Smolin reveals how abandoning Einstein’s dream may have been a terrible mistake.Continue...

What Does Einstein’s General Relativity Actually Mean?

Mathematically, it’s a monster, but we can understand it in plain English.Continue reading on Starts With A Bang! »

Empty stadium ‘ghost games’ increase losses for home teams

European soccer teams playing at home during the pandemic also racked up more foul calls.

Could Our Fundamental Constants Not Be Constant, After...

Signals from across the Universe point towards a fascinating possibility.Continue reading on Starts With A Bang! »

What happened when Simone Biles got the twisties at the...

Stress might have led to physical and mental disorientation during the gymnastics competition. Still, a lot about the phenomenon remains...

This Is The Single Most Important Image In Astronomy’s...

But the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope compels us to add, “so far.”Continue reading on Starts With A Bang! »

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