Tuesday’s mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, 10 days after a mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, has once again brought American exceptionalism on gun violence into stark relief.
You eat a credit card’s worth of plastic every week. Plastic is omnipresent. Plastic is cheap and easy to make and mold. We use this miracle polymer to store and transport food, make our clothes and cosmetics, cars and boats, detergents and fertilizers, transfuse our blood and floss our teeth.
Scientists are using a new method to study black holes that could unlock the secrets of quantum gravity. The method uses a two-dimensional matrix to describe the three-dimensional surface of a black hole. This could help scientists understand the event horizon and unlock secrets about our universe.
Today, more than three years after the release of the first-ever image of a black hole, scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) shared an image of Sagittarius A* — the supermassive specimen sitting at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy.
Mark leads a team of office workers whose memories have been surgically divided between their work and personal lives. When a mysterious colleague appears outside of work, it begins a journey to discover the truth about their jobs.
The first time you read anything by Tolkien, it's like listening to English and Finish mixed together. I understood about half of what he was saying. If you've seen the Lord of the Rings movies, try starting with the last chapter of The Silmarillion, Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age.
You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.