EmbedVideo(3578, 482, 304); The thrill of gazing into a night sky packed with stars, constellations and a stretch of our Milky Way galaxy is primal and timeless -- and it's become increasingly rare. Skyglow from city…

EmbedVideo(3476, 480, 320); At the close of World War II, in Princeton, N.J.'s Institute for Advanced Study, an extension of the Manhattan Project was busy building a bomb that would be a thousand times more powerful than the…

EmbedVideo(3255, 482, 304); Is it inherent gender differences, subtle discrimination, the overwhelming "maleness" of the hard science fields? Experts have struggled for years to understand what's keeping more women from entering physics, engineering and computer science.

In a study released last week, computer scientist Selim Akl of Queens University demonstrated that slime mold is fantastically efficient at finding the quickest route to food. When he placed rolled oats over the country's population centers and…

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