Southern California Gets Ten Times As Many Earthquakes As We Thought
More than 1.81 million tiny quakes hit the region in nearly ten years.
Scientists Discover the Closest Known Asteroid to the Sun
It's one of 19 asteroids that have been detected within Earth's orbit.
Scientists Recreated ‘Mona Lisa’ on the World’s Largest DNA Structure
It's a tiny portrait, but huge for nanotechnology.
Watch This Plasma Ring Float in Open Air
The plasma ring was created using a stream of water that was less than the width of a human hair and moving as fast as a bullet.
Brainless Jellyfish Sleep Too
It's the first-ever example of sleep in animals without a brain.
Rare-Earth Nanocrystals May Be a Key Component of Building the Quantum Internet
Caltech physicists offer a crucial new technology in quantum computing.
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New Research Says Dark Energy Doesn't Need to Exist
It doesn’t have to be this way.
Discovery of Alcohol on Comet Lovejoy Could Point to the Origin of Life
The chunk of icy debris produces up to 500 bottles worth of ethyl alcohol per day.
Physicists 'Squeeze' the Uncertainty Out of the Uncertainty Principle
Thank absolute zero temperatures and something called 'quantum squirting.'
The First Martian CubeSats Will Launch Next Year
Microsatellites have democratized our view of Earth. Will they do the same for other planets?
Explaining Reality Starts with This Souped-Up Future Machine
If it works.
Did That Fruit Fly You Just Killed Feel Something Like Fear?
It’s impossible, of course, for flies to show human-like emotions, but the way in which flies react to visual threats may mirror what humans associate with fear.