The Big Bang theory is the best known and most accepted explanation for the beginning and evolution of the universe, but it is hardly a consensus among scientists.
Picture a grasshopper landing randomly on a lawn of fixed area. If it then jumps a certain distance in a random direction, what shape should the lawn be to maximise the chance that the grasshopper stays on the lawn after ...
Physicists at West Virginia University have discovered a way to control a newly discovered quantum particle, potentially leading to faster computers and other electronic devices.
Researchers have discovered that dense ensembles of quantum spins can be created in diamond with high resolution using an electron microscopes, paving the way for enhanced sensors and resources for quantum technologies.
In the BBC radio comedy show I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, panellists are sometimes asked to sing "one song to the tune of another". Hilarious results ensue when the words of one song fit the rhythm and metre of the other but ...
The more you know about the news media and how it works, the less likely you are to believe conspiracy theories – even ones you might find politically tempting.
The varied sex lives of a type of green algae have enabled a University of Adelaide researcher to test a theory of why there are males and females.
Researchers have laid the groundwork for a method to improve cybersecurity for large-scale systems like the power grid and autonomous military defense networks by harnessing game theory and creating new intelligent algorithms.
World Kindness Day is a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the good. We are encouraged to perform acts of kindness such as giving blood, cleaning a communal microwave at work, or volunteering ...