Exoplanet Discovery Arrives in Time for New Telescope Technology
Astronomers call LHS 1140b one of the “best targets” for hunting liquid water with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope
What Really Made Primate Brains So Big?
A new study suggests that fruit, not social relationships, could be the main driver of larger brains
How Victorian Gender Norms Shaped the Way We Think About Animal Sex
No, females aren’t always choosy and males don’t always get around
Meet the Researchers Who Scour the World’s Most Dangerous Corners in Search of Biological Riches
Militants, malaria and pirates are just some of the challenges these scientist-explorers face in their quest to map the world’s diversity
The Bug That Had the World Seeing Red
How a Mesoamerican insect once created the globe’s most coveted color
Guy Consolmangno, the Vatican’s Chief Astronomer, on Balancing Church With the Cosmos
The MIT graduate speaks to how he ended up studying the stars for the Catholic Church.
Journey to the Center of Earth
Drill deep into the mysteries of our home planet, from the surface all the way down to the core
The Detection of Gravitational Waves Was a Scientific Breakthrough, but What’s Next?
Scientists are sitting on top of the world after this monumental discovery and are eager to keep exploring the universe
How a College Student Led the WikiProject Women Scientists
Emily Temple-Wood’s Women Scientist project is writing female researchers back into the conversation