On maiden voyage, Boaty McBoatface identifies significant culprit in rising sea levels
June 18, 2019, 10:46 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The Internet's favorite undersea autonomous vehicle reveals how changing wind patterns are affecting water at the bottom of the water column.
Scientists have built a foam armor that stops bullets as well as heavy steel
June 10, 2019, 9:28 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
As with steel, there's still a margin for death.
She may sidestep the Einstein references, but this theoretical physicist is one to watch
June 5, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski, who built and flew her own plane at 14, just earned a Ph.D. from Harvard and she's proof of the growing power of the STEM push.
Scientists develop a super-strong wood that completely reflects the sun's heat
May 28, 2019, 2:15 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It could dramatically reduce our reliance on air conditioning.
Scientists have made the loudest sound humanly possible
May 20, 2019, 4:59 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It makes a rocket's roar sound like elevator music.
This clever spider hurls itself at prey using its web as a slingshot
May 16, 2019, 12:22 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It's the first time we've recorded spiders using tools.
The Voynich Manuscript: What you need to know about the world's most mysterious book
May 15, 2019, 11:53 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The Voynich Manuscript, an illustrated codex from Medieval times, is a true head-scratcher.
Scientists discover a new form of ice, and it's like nothing they've ever seen
May 13, 2019, 2:59 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Superionic ice is about half as searing as the sun.
When it comes to bad news, the messenger always gets shot
May 10, 2019, 2:37 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Even good people have to deliver bad news, but that doesn't change the formula.
Scientists create a new type of plastic that can be recycled forever
May 8, 2019, 3:23 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
There could be great future in plastic — again.