When skating on less than two inches of frozen water, plan ahead, be prepared and make sure it is the right kind of ice.
By Julia Griffin
An engineer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology wants to explore the cosmos with CubeSats and ion engines inspired by static electricity.
By Nsikan Akpan
On Monday, a team of scientists carted the mummy of a five-year-old girl off for a 24-hour session with a particle accelerator.
By Fedor Kossakovski
A liquid is traditionally defined as a material that adapts its shape to fit a container. Under certain conditions, cats seem to fit this definition.
By Marc-Antoine Fardin, The Conversation
Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing a way to image biomolecules at cold temperatures.
By Nsikan Akpan
For those unable to visit a spot on the 3,000-mile-long, 70-mile-wide path of totality, you’re in luck. In partnership with NOVA, NewsHour will be streaming the solar eclipse event all afternoon.
By Nsikan Akpan and Julia Griffin
If you plan to join the 5,000-year-old tradition of eclipse watching next Monday, here are five things you need to remember.
An international team has tipped the debate on the origins of the solar system with the discovery of one of the oldest known asteroid families.
By Roni Dengler
Researchers at Georgia Tech and Emory University have built energy-recycling stairs that store a user’s energy during descent and return energy to the user during ascent.
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