Movement Must-Reads: The future of Roe v. Wade and black-led efforts to reduce gun death

Plus, Maxine Waters as a progressive litmus test.

Pretending to live in Albert Einstein’s body curbs implicit bias — and so could virtual reality

A new study shows that wearing a virtual body that looks like Albert Einstein may reduce bias against elderly people and improve scores on cognitive tests.

A new gravitational wave detector called Virgo just made a major breakthrough

We're one step closer to solving the paradoxes of space.

Einstein may have been wrong about the speed of light, new theory suggests

This theory could have huge consequences for our understanding of how the universe began.

Wormholes could finally unite two of history's biggest physics theories

Einstein would be grinning ear-to-ear right now.

Gravitational Waves Could Help Us Solve a Big Cosmic Mystery About Neutron Stars

Gravitational waves exist. Now astronomers want to use them as a tool to study one of the densest objects in our universe.

This Gap Ad Is Being Called Out for Sexism and One Glaring, Not-So-Genius Misspelling

Apparently boys are scholars, and girls are social butterflies.

Scientists Just Announced the Discovery of a Second Gravitational Wave Signal

A second gravitational wave signal leaves no doubt that Albert Einstein's 100-year-old prediction was right.

This 3D Map of the Universe Will Send You Into a Beautiful, Existential Angst

Suddenly, nothing seems to matter anymore.

The Bizarre True Story of the Man Who Stole Einstein's Brain

What happened right after Einstein died is pretty hard to believe.


Pi Day 2016: Freebies, Deals and Yes, Free Pies (Including the Pizza Variety)

Here are approximately 3.14159265359 irrational ways to get a deal on Pi Day.

5 Quotes About Love From the Most Unconventional Sources

Sometimes, love quotes come from the most unconventional sources in the world.

10 Quotes About Love From Cool, Pragmatic Scientists

Scientists have feelings, too — here are their 10 best quotes about love.

After 100 Years, Scientists Just Confirmed the Existence of Gravitational Waves

Einstein was right. He was right. Slay.

Einstein's Famous Prediction About Gravitational Waves May Finally Be Proven Right

One of the biggest mysteries in modern physics may have just been solved.

These Refugees Turned America Into the Toxic Hellscape It Is Today

Haven't they done enough?

The Man Who Let Honeybees Sting His Penis, and Other Winners of the 2015 Ig Nobel Prizes

"It didn't hurt nearly as much as I thought it would.”

Jimmy Kimmel Proves People Don't Actually Know Anything About the Oscar Contenders

If you don't have anything real to say ... lie?

Read Einstein's Inspiring Letter to Marie Curie Telling Her to Ignore the Haters

"Simply don't read that hogwash, but rather leave it to the reptiles for whom it has been fabricated."

5,000 of Einstein's Documents Are Now Just One Click Away

A fascinating look at the life of the famous theoretical physicist.

43 Facts About Your Brain That Will Blow Your Mind

Sponsored by GE | Your brain is the most powerful machine ever created.

Albert Einstein's Reply to a Female Fan's Confession Should Be in Every Science Textbook

"I hope you will not think any the less of me for being a girl!"

Scientists Just Achieved Quantum Teleportation for the First Time

It's not every day that you get to say Albert Einstein was wrong.

The History Of the World, Told In Instagram

What would Jesus do ... with filters, hashtags, and selfies?

That Time Princeton Students Voted Adolf Hitler "The Greatest Living Man"

Tired of being lectured about your Facebook photos? Here's what an actual stain on your record looks like, in language your feeble millennial mind can understand.

Which Country Has Won the Most Nobel Prizes? Check This Map

You'll have 344 reasons to chant, "U-S-A!"