CERN, Home of the Large Hadron Collider, Will Halt Collaborations With Russia

The ramifications could be huge: Russians make up about 8 percent of CERN’s entire staff. Update,…

Scientists make the first detection of exotic “X” particles in a quark-gluon plasma

The findings could redefine the kinds of particles that were abundant in the early universe. In…

Supermoons are big and bright, but not as rare as the hype would suggest

An astronomer lays out the facts about rare moon encounters. As an observational astronomer who teaches…

Controversial rock art may depict extinct giants of the ice age

More than 12,000 years ago, South America was teeming with an astonishing array of ice age…

The missing continent it took 375 years to find

It took scientists 375 years to discover the eighth continent of the world, which has been…

Did scientists really quantum entangle tardigrades?

Physicists dismiss claim that the first multicellular organism has been entangled with a qubit. But what…

Artifacts reveal secrets of Stonehenge

The distinctive silhouette of Stonehenge in the flat landscape of Salisbury plain in southwest England is…

International Space Station to retire by crashing into Pacific Ocean by 2031

According to NASA’s estimates, the space station’s operational life will come to an end with a…

The cost of environmental disaster in medicine

The Pacific yew tree is a fairly small and slow growing conifer native to the Pacific…

Face masks make difficult non-verbal communication by gestures.

Since the onset of the worldwide pandemic, face masks have been widely adopted to control the…