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.

Across All Fields, International Collaborations Is How Science Gets Done

Science is universal.

February 23, 2017

New Research Could Rewrite Physics From the Ground Up

This new model could finally explain the physics of our universe.

February 22, 2017

NASA Just Found A Solar System With 7 Earth-Like Planets

Breaking: And a number of these alien worlds likely have oceans of liquid water.

February 22, 2017

Scientists Uncover Genes That May Help Combat Aging and Disease

This is why you shouldn't disrupt your biological clock.

February 21, 2017

NASA Scientists Have a New Way to Define Planets

This change might reinstate Pluto as a planet.

February 21, 2017

Genetically Modified “Surrogate” Hens Could Save an Entire Species

Lab-created chickens might be the future of birds.

February 20, 2017

Want to Help Save the World? Donate Your Brain to Science

You really need to give away your brain when you die.

February 20, 2017

50,000 Year Old Lifeforms Were Found in an Abandoned Mine

Scientists have found some remarkably extreme ancient organisms.

February 19, 2017

We May Finally Get a Picture of a Black Hole

We know they are out there, but it’d be nice to see one for ourselves.

February 18, 2017

Could We Be Outgrowing the Scientific Method?

Evidence used to mean everything in science, but is it really necessary?

February 17, 2017
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