Web designers are getting better and better at manipulating how you perceive wait time online. The post The Science of Waiting ... and Waiting ... for Your Page to Load appeared first on WIRED.
Faint seismic waves sent underground by severe storms can help us visualise areas deep inside Earth that we can’t otherwise see
We've spotted a galaxy that weighs almost as much as the Milky Way yet has 1 per cent the number of stars, suggesting it’s chock-full of dark matter
Colossal molecules have been created that are a full micrometre wide, and could find uses in quantum computing
When a place contains a lot of chocolate, rats replay their memories of how they got there – both forwards and in reverse
A research vessel is drilling deep under the seabed to find the recipe for disaster - clues to what triggered the Boxing Day tsunami quake
Climb aboard for a tour of the Sally Ride, the ship that'll lead America into a new era of ocean science. The post All Aboard the Most Tricked-Out Science Ship in America appeared first on WIRED.
After a jolt to his thalamus, a man who showed almost no awareness or movement began to communicate, fist-bump, and trying to walk again
Here's WIRED's guide to some common earthquake questions. The post Experts Answer Your Biggest Questions About Earthquakes appeared first on WIRED.
We’ve just discovered a planet in the nearest star system that could potentially host life. How do we find out more, and can we go visit?