A spate of shark attacks off Hawaii raises old fears about the predators of the oceans. But humans are much more dangerous.
If you see something beautiful, you’re more likely to think that there is a higher power at work.
What is it about awe?
Scientists recently tested the power of awe and found that people who had recently viewed something spectacular or unexplainable were more likely to attribute its beauty to a non-specified “designer” as …
International space station to install high-definition cameras
Using arguments taken from antislavery efforts, a new lawsuit seeks to give chimpanzees the basic right to freedom
A fatal train crash north of New York City raises fears about the safety of rail travel. But a look at the numbers shows that trains remain much safer than cars
Computer models of Earth’s oceans shed new light on the biological possibilities in Europa’s underground waters
The Jade Rabbit is expected to land on the moon in mid-December
Second delay in three days
A new paper argues against the wisdom of the U.S. declaring sovereignty over parts of the moon
All it takes is a little awe to make you feel religious