At Long Last, The Higgs Particle… Maybe
Physicists have finally discovered the elusive Higgs boson–or at least something a lot like it.
Spider-Man Gets a Physics Lesson
Do the laws of physics apply to superheroes? Sort of, says James Kakalios.
More to the Universe Than Meets the Eye
The universe is full of invisible stuff. Take dark matter–you can’t spot it with your eyes, but it outnumbers visible matter five to one!
Can 3D Printers Reshape the World?
From batteries to bikinis, a look at whatâ€™s in the queue for 3D printers.
Lightning Bug of a Different Color
Forget the fireflies, some millipedes glow in the dark too.
What’s The Secret To Great Tomato Flavor?
Horticulturalist Harry Klee is on a mission to bring great taste back to the supermarket tomato.
Why Don’t Spiders Get Stuck In Their Webs?
A sticky question that has plagued arachnologists for decades is finally untangled.
Making the Shift To Electric Vehicles
Experts discuss electric car technology and the auto industry.
Alan Alda Asks Scientists ‘What Is A Flame?’
Eleven-year-olds from around the world will judge entries to Alda’s “Flame Challenge.”
Adam Riess: One Cosmic Puzzle Solved, Many To Go
Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist Adam Riess discusses the mysterious force known as dark energy.