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From pitch to frequency and harmony to rhythm, how do sounds become music?
Two experts explain the audio science behind the music.
There's research on whales singing and birds dancing, but what about monkeys and apes? In this segment, we'll look at the musical abilities of our fellow primates.
Neurologists and therapists discuss how music therapy works, and the state of the science behind it.
In this month's Science Diction, we look at the origins of the word 'comet.'
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past ...
The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is the first probe to touch down on a ...
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.
As Comet ISON skirts the sun, it could be destroyed—or emerge, even more spectac...
\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t