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Michael Douglas

FINDING FAMILY DNA testing helped Michael Douglas find his biological family in southern Maryland and his Irish roots.

artist's illustration of an infant planet

PLANETARY NURSERY  This artist’s impression shows an infant planet as it swirls gas and dust around itself while orbiting a young star.

illustration of Emmy Noether

THE BEAUTY OF SYMMETRY  Emmy Noether had a lasting impact on her colleagues and students, and on the fields of mathematics and physics.

Antarctic iceberg

MELTDOWN  An iceberg floats near the Rothera Research Station on the Antarctic Peninsula. Melting ice from the Antarctic ice sheet, which includes the peninsula, has intensified, new research finds.



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