We have been proudly embracing science since 1845.
Poets say science takes away from the beauty of the stars - mere globs of gas atoms. I, too, can see the stars on a desert night, and feel them. But do I see less or more? - Richard Feynman
MAR 2016 | VOLUME CCCXIV
5 Years Later, the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Site Continues to Spill Waste
Naval Aviation Gets a Boost from a New Invention: The Catapult
Technology of Naval Warfare, 1916 [Slide Show]
4 hours ago — Alexandra Witze & Nature magazine
Science Funders Struggle to Deal with Sexual Harassers
US science agencies threaten harsh penalties, but many have yet to take action.
February 8, 2016 — Jordana Cepelewicz
A Single Concussion May Triple the Long-Term Risk of Suicide
A new study of mild concussions in Canadian adults suggests the risks are even higher for recreational injuries
February 3, 2016 — Apoorva Mandavilli
India's Government Is Becoming Increasingly Antiscience
Scientists join writers, artists and historians in protesting the Modi government’s growing interference...
The Discovery of Gravitational Waves
All you need to know about the ripples in spacetime detected by LIGO
February 14, 2016
Gravitational Waves From Black Holes
Gravitational Waves Are the Ringing of...
Watch How Gravitational Waves Dance
INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK
By Amanda Montañez on February 17, 2016
The Data, My Friend, Is Blowing in the Wind
Interactive data visualization maps predicted wind speeds around the world
Space Junk Litters the Solar...
When Black Holes Collide
Fish on Evolution’s Fast Track
Gravitational Waves Found: Kip Thorne Explains
February 11, 2016 - By Josh Fischman and Steve Mirsky
Greenland's Meltwater May Fertilize Fjords with Phosphorus
February 11, 2016 - By Christopher Intagliata
Opioid Epidemic Gets Treatment Prescription
February 17, 2016 - By Steve Mirsky