How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

War with North Korea seems unlikely, but the threat of a nuclear weapon detonation in the United States is nonzero. Here is how to stay alive in the worst case scenario.

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.
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Physicists Have New Proof That Backward Time Travel Is Impossible

This could change the laws of physics as we know them.
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7 Space Mysteries No Scientist Can Explain

Space really is the final frontier.
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Enormous Structures Might Be Hiding in the Middle of Our Galaxy

All the matter we cannot see.

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One Element Could Unlock the Future of Sustainable Energy

A solution to our climate crisis worth getting excited about.
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In Huge Feat of Engineering, Physicists Build the World’s Smallest Engine

It runs on a single atom, and it appears to have broken the theoretical limits of physics.

Winners of the Nobel Prize For Chemistry Don't Get the Attention They Deserve

Michael Lebitt, Martin Karplus, and Arieh Warshel receive the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for their work in modeling molecules with computer programs. Their work revolutionized molecular biology.

Golden Globes 2013 LIVE: Complete List of Winners and Losers (LIVE Stream)

On Sunday at 8 p.m. an estimated 250 million will tune in to NBC for a good time.
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A New Big Bang Theory is Just One of 5 Recent Science Discoveries You Missed

Overshadowed by the excitement surrounding NASA’s Curiosity rover on Mars, these are the stories that slipped under the radar.