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.

Scientists team up to track down the source of high-energy neutrinos.

July 12, 2018

"Our work represents a breakthrough in the quest for invisibility cloaking."

June 28, 2018

"[Enceladus] is the only body besides Earth known to simultaneously satisfy all of the basic requirements for life as we know it.”

June 27, 2018

These futuristic earphones are designed specifically for the iPhone and Mac.

June 25, 2018

Miniature brains made with Neanderthal DNA grew differently from human ones.

June 22, 2018

“It’s like wearing a coat of air.”

June 20, 2018

The Russian space agency designed a tool to clear away space trash orbiting Earth.

June 18, 2018

With Li-Fi, the lights in your home could connect you to the internet faster than your router.

June 8, 2018

Engineers have discovered how to make glass an information storage powerhouse.

June 5, 2018

Scientists are perfecting a near indestructible gel made of mostly air with applications in everything from fashion to the far reaches of space.

May 30, 2018