Famed physicist Stephen Hawking gave a talk on one of his favorite subjects at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, recently. His talk was on black holes, and the ideas he’s suggesting are making headlines.
These days, scientists are increasingly interested in thinking about multiple universes, but the idea of a multiverse is at least 2500 years old according to professor Mary-Jane Rubenstein and chair of religion at Wesleyan University.
The "lost" city of Atlantis has never truly been verified, but its existence persists in the minds of some, including author Mark Adams. But Adams points to new information he says makes it more likely at least part of the story is true.
A tiny bird named the Blackpoll warbler boasts one of the world's longest flights, a nonstop route from Canada and the northeastern US all the way down to the Caribbean. To do so, it resorts to some extreme but fascinating biological maneuvers.
The Defense Department has announced plans to exhume the remains of almost 400 sailors and Marines who died aboard the USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Officials are confident they can identify most of the remains with modern DNA technology and reunite them with their families.
There are many theories as to why the Neanderthals, our ancestral cousins, died out. A new theory suggests that modern humans may be the most successful invasive species of all time, with special thanks to our canine companions for giving us the competitive edge.