How learning to communicate with aliens could save humanity

Everything We Know About the Air Force’s Secret Plan to Develop a Hypersonic Bomber

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Scientists say they may have challenged one of Newton’s fundamental laws of physics

Exoplanets: What NASA Will See with the Webb Telescope

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NASA’s Fermi Confirms ‘PeVatron’ Supernova Remnant

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Rotting fish help solve mystery of how soft tissue fossils form

Astronomers May Have Found the Galaxy’s Youngest Planet

Mathematicians Crack a Simple but Stubborn Class of Equations

Why does the IRS need $80 billion? Just look at its cafeteria.

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Solving the Hawking Paradox: What Happens When Black Holes Die?

Archaeologists Rebury ‘First-of-Its-Kind’ Roman Villa

Hibernation: The Extreme Lifestyle That Can Stop Aging

In a ‘Shocking’ New Discovery, Scientists Say They Have Solved a Lightning Mystery

The Mysterious Dance of the Cricket Embryos

New low-calorie sweetener tastes like sugar and improves gut health

Is Crying Good For You?

In defence of pigeons

The Hoax That Inspired Mary Shelley

If blood is red, why do veins look blueish?

How the Physics of Nothing Underlies Everything

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How a Phoenix record store owner set the audiophile world on fire

NASA says solar flares are about to get a lot worse – here’s what that means

Sania Khan: She TikToked her divorce, then her husband killed her

Study: Our brains are prediction machines that are always active

Gallery: A New Eruption of Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall Volcano

The Double Life of the Bloodsucking Sea Lamprey

NASA Investigates Thread-Like Mystery Object on Mars Rover Sample System

Spiders Seem to Have REM-like Sleep and May Even Dream

Extinct Pathogens Ushered The Fall of Ancient Civilizations, Scientists Say

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Locked-in syndrome and the misplaced presumption of misery

VR is as good as psychedelics at helping people reach transcendence

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New information on ‘gigantic jet’ lightning bursts that reach toward space

Planetary Defense: Study Finds That NASA’s DART Spacecraft Could Obliterate Asteroids

Will Europa finally answer, ‘Are we alone?’

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Europe’s remote, lost-in-time villages

Are the Colors in Webb Telescope Images ‘Fake’?

UCB demonstrates “incredibly cheap and easy” carbon-capture material

Food expiration dates don’t have much science behind them – a food safety researcher explains another way to know what’s too old to eat

MIT Claims New Artificial Neuron 1 Million Times Faster Than the Real Thing

Newly Discovered Super-Earth ‘Ross 508b’, Located Just 37 Light-Years Away, May Possess Potential to Support Life

The Secret to Being Lucky

Scientists Find Strong Magnetic Fields Can Relieve Anxiety and Depression

No trace of dark matter halos

The captured American spy plane that crashed during a Hungarian pleasure flight

The Curiosity rover turns 10 years old. This is what it’s taught us about Mars

‘Fire-breathing dragon clouds’: a wildfire-fueled phenomenon explained

On this day in 1945 the first ever nuclear bomb was used in war