A physicist who used to work at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is suing over an alleged coverup that he claims could have compromised the U.S.’s ability to predict the behavior of...
Gigantic stars of a certain mass collapse in on themselves to form black holes. Smaller stars tend to explode in a supernova, eventually transforming into a neutron star, the extremely dense...
According to a new study, Pluto may have started its life as a hot world with a massive underground ocean of liquid water, suggesting it could have harbored life. Until now, Pluto was considered to...
The year 2020 heralded a seemingly endless onslaught of political, economic, and societal chaos. But surprisingly, one scientist predicted our particularly hellish year a full decade ago....
At the end of April, the artificial intelligence development firm OpenAI released a new neural net, Jukebox, which can create mashups and original music in the style of over 9,000 bands and...
Predicting the future trajectory and death toll of the coronavirus pandemic has been difficult, especially with different teams of researchers interpreting different data sets in myriad ways....
In order to unravel the mysteries of how black holes form, a team of astrophysicists is simulating virtual stars and then repeatedly killing them off. Perhaps the most powerful explosion a massive...
“FREE AMERICA NOW,” billionaire and entrepreneur Elon Musk tweeted early this morning. It’s a tweet that sounds so similar to the recent tweets of a certain man in his 70s, who made some dangerous...
The physicists at LIGO detected more gravitational waves. And this time, they resonate at the right frequency to harmonize with an Elvis Presley song. The waves formed a perfect fifth, Science...
Researchers at MIT trained a neural network model on data that predicted the spread of the coronavirus from late January to early March, including information on how countries implemented...