Reports from the forefront of scientific advancements, as well as off-the-beaten-path quirky stories about the strange things researchers do in the name of knowledge and truth. Also, funny hashtags nerds create on Twitter.
This prehistoric bird was ginormous—and everyone’s freaking out
'Does anyone have a good recipe for this?'
The internet is ready for an all-female species of crayfish to take over the world
Mutant female crayfish inherit the earth?
Miss the Super Blue Blood Moon? NASA livestreamed the whole thing
The lunar event hasn't occurred since 1866.
Neil deGrasse Tyson is having a bad month on Twitter
*extremely Neil deGrasse Tyson voice* Well, actually.
Nobody won Google’s $30 million moon expedition prize—but it wasn’t a total failure
‘This literal ‘moonshot’ is hard.’
1 in 4 California teens show signs of gender nonconforming
More than one in four California youth don't identify with society's gender norms.
Artificial intelligence helped NASA discover a planetary system like our own
One small step for neural networks, one giant leap for mankind.
This is why Facebook arguments don’t work—according to science
Maybe Facebook arguments should 'pivot to video,' too.
This playlist is scientifically curated for your magic mushroom trip
The music is supposed to help users feel safe.
Neil deGrasse Tyson owns flat-Earthers with one savage tweet
The celebrity astrophysicist strikes again.