How should the artifacts of the space race be preserved?
The physics behind the fun: roller coasters provide so many examples of basic principles that they are a staple of physics lessons.
A hypothetical Planet Vulcan was the best explanation for strange astrological phenomena—until Einstein, that is.
Neanderthals, suggest recent studies, had complex societies and even some culture.
Chemists recently announced the names of four newly discovered elements. Naming elements is serious business, and not without controversy.
Mitochondria was once thought to be an integral part of all complex organisms. Then this organism was discovered.
Policymakers and scientists have been thinking about the details of the commercialization of space for decades.
Max Planck was a German physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918.
A new study traces Hannibal's path across the Alps by examining preserved horse poop.
Olduvai Gorge continues to reveal details about the lives of the hominids, some of them our ancestors, from more than a million years ago.