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.

Quantum “Flashes” Could Be Responsible for the Creation of Gravity

This could be a big clue in the hunt for a theory of everything.

17 hours ago

These Are the Clearest Microscopic Videos Ever Recorded.

Every year Nikon holds their Small World in Motion competition for microscopic video. 2017's winners will be announced soon. Here are some of the most amazing winners from past years.

18 hours ago

New Research Suggests Cosmic Rays Hail From Galaxies Beyond the Milky Way

These rays could teach us about the origins of the universe.

20 hours ago

Here’s What Happens Inside Your Body in a Day

The human body is amazing.

September 21, 2017

Scientists Just Sequenced An 18 Million Year Old Species That Cloned Itself

The discovery could change the future of human reproduction.

September 21, 2017

Two New Department of Energy Projects Want to Fuel Cars With Seaweed

We could grow enough to cover ten percent of our transportation fuel demand.

September 21, 2017

Scientists May Have Discovered the ‘Trigger’ for Complex Life on Earth

The mystery of how Earth's atmosphere filled with oxygen may now be solved.

September 20, 2017

Researchers Are Taking Steps Toward Making Quantum Networks More Affordable and Secure

Quantum key distributions networks are still subject to "blinding attacks."

September 20, 2017

New Research May Explain the Origin of Complex Life on Earth

“Life was a chance event, there is no doubt about that.”

September 20, 2017

Watch: Here are 71 Incredible Innovations

Proving that our best ability as humans is to innovate and create.

September 20, 2017
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