Hard Science

The future isn't just about what we can build or engineer through technology. Scientists are making groundbreaking discoveries and achieving remarkable breakthroughs in the fields of mathematics, chemistry, astrophysics, biology, and quantum mechanics. And we're doing it every week.  We'll cover the biggest ones by breaking down complex research papers and analyzing the implications of their content.

Men And Women Equally Good At Science, But Men Think They’re Better

Well, actually...

April 9, 2018

You Listen to Music At Work, and It Alters Your Mind. Yes, Seriously.

We now have a much clearer understanding of the effects of listening to music at work.

April 9, 2018

To Understand The Atmospheres Of Distant Exoplanets, Look To Your Car Engine

Your car can't transport you to other worlds, but it could help us understand them.

April 5, 2018

Chileans Criticize US Scientists Over Treatment of Ata the “Alien” Mummy

Ata was human, and her parents could still be alive.

March 29, 2018

An Amphibian Plague Recovery Could Spell Good News for Animal Disease

Fungal diseases are becoming more common worldwide, but some animals may be able to develop resistance.

March 29, 2018

Scientists Found a Galaxy With Almost No Dark Matter. Here’s What That Means.

"It is literally a see-through galaxy.”

March 28, 2018

Neil deGrasse Tyson: We Don’t Understand the Most Fundamental Aspects of Our Universe

Humanity, it seems, has a lot to learn.

March 16, 2018

After a Year Away from Earth, Scott Kelly’s “Space Genes” Set Him Apart From His Twin

The astronaut’s “space genes” are now different.

March 15, 2018

On Pi Day, All Hail the Pi Master of Earth: Suresh Kumar Sharma

Suresh Kumar Sharma. So hot right now.

March 14, 2018

MIT Is Taking on Fusion Power. Could This Be the Time It Actually Works?

"We think we have the science, speed and scale to put carbon-free fusion power on the grid in 15 years."

March 12, 2018
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