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Despite the discovery of the Higgs boson, mysteries still abound in theoretical physics.
Physicist Sean Carroll of Caltech talks about the search for the Higgs boson, and what comes next.
Physicists have finally discovered the elusive Higgs boson--or at least something a lot like it.
The spy telescopes are wide-angle and short in length--earning them the nickname "stubby Hubbles."
Ira talks with theoretical physicist Sean Carroll about his new book about the nature of time. Did time and space exist before the Big Bang?
Fossil remains of an ancient pregnant whale suggest that the animal gave birth ...
Psychologist Diana Reiss discusses communication and cognition in dolphins.
Biologists are using data tags and a National Geographic Crittercam to study the...
What happens when a dolphin catches a cold? No, it's not a trick question. In th...
Underwater digital tags show humpback whales use bubbles to trap schools of fish...
Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.