Relativistic spacecraft must interact with the cosmic microwave background in a way that produces a unique light signature. And that means we should be able to spot any nearby, according to a new analysis.
Two rock musicians find flaws—and hope—in a book that suggests how artists can earn a decent living even after free online access to music has ravaged the business.
Nanostructured ceramics could be used to build lighter, stronger airplanes and batteries.
Aboriginal Australians have been observing the skies for 50,000 years, but only now are their astronomical achievements coming to light.
Researchers are finding ways to use stem cells to regrow teeth–a potentially easier and healthier alternative to dentures and dental implants.
Today’s medicines can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. The story of how two companies set prices for their costly new drugs suggests that the way we determine the value of such treatments will help decide the future of our health-care system.
The Solar System consists of distant gas giants and inner rocky planets separated by an asteroid belt. Now an elegant new theory explains how this structure arises
Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
Advanced imaging methods may reveal how this ancient healing technique affects the brain.