Arthur McDonald and Takaaki Kajita shared the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery that neutrinos oscillate between different types, which demonstrates that the particles have mass.
Switching colors of underwater light can switch preferences for where staghorn corals choose their forever homes.
Chimpanzees’ upper-body flexibility while walking upright suggests ancient hominids walked effectively.
After years of pondering the interplay of space, time, matter and gravity, Einstein produced, in a single month, an utter transformation of science’s conception of the cosmos: the general theory of relativity.
Bachelor prairie voles can’t tell one female from another, but saying “I do” means more than just settling down.
Astronomers have Einstein to thank for the tools that bring far-away galaxies and maybe even black hole collisions into view.
Einstein struggled for years to solve the puzzle of general relativity. The pieces all fell into place in November 1915.
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Scholars mark general relativity 100ths anniversary with books on history, biography, science.
Representatives from the first generation of stars might be hiding in our cosmic backyard, masked by interstellar pollution.
Increased volcanic eruptions coincided much more closely with an asteroid impact and the extinction of the dinosaurs than previously believed, a new study suggests.
The Name Game
A host of agricultural spirits are immortalized on several craters and mountains on the dwarf planet Ceres.