Sau Lan Wu spent decades working to establish the Standard Model of particle physics. Now she’s searching for what lies beyond it.
With infrared eyes, astronomers are more than scratching the surface of Saturn’s hazy moon.
Municipalities all over the US are taking oil companies to court for damages related to global warming. They're losing.
The state's third-largest wildfire ever burned more than 100,000 acres and destroyed more than 200 homes.
It’s difficult to know who will like a film, so 20th Century Fox have built an AI that watches movie trailers and predicts who’s most likely to go see it
Occasional drinking during pregnancy may affect IQ, according to a study that tested newborn babies’ faeces to see if their mothers had consumed alcohol
Are science and commerce the only legitimate pursuits off-planet—and who gets to decide?
A lower proportion of boys were born nine months after Japan’s three worst earthquakes in recent history, suggesting stress makes it harder to conceive males
NASA's ban on scientific contacts doesn't apply to all academics.
The decision to label our current geological phase the Meghalayan rather than the Anthropocene is misguided, say Mark Maslin and Simon Lewis