Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
A star named V883 Ori is going through a growth spurt, and as it does, it’s showing us just how abundant the building blocks of life might be throughout the universe.
Rocks in Tasmania and the Grand Canyon are helping geologists piece together the history of a billion year old supercontinent and a more accurate history of our planet.
The good news is that Mars had briny oceans usually perfect for life. The bad news is that the brine contained salts used in rocket fuel...
When the courts encounter computer science and chemistry, the end result isn't sophisticated regulation but utter confusion as judges and lawyers try to figure out what's legal, what's not, and what should be.
Brace yourselves. The anti-vax crusade is taking its chemophobia and love for cleansing to a whole new level.
No, the new study about abiogenic hydrocarbons doesn't prove that oil comes from the mantle instead of organic matter decomposing for millions of years at high pressures.
A new technology to tap into individual neurons offers amazing possibilities for prosthetics and intricate implants.
Cooking is primarily an art. Nathan Myhrvold wants to make it much more of a science with a creative flair.
Good regulation is based on facts and peer-reviewed studies, not scaremongering and chemophobia.
Titan is a target for alien hunters looking for exotic life in our own solar system. But kind of organisms could even survive its bizarre environment?