An ongoing murder trial in New York and the book inspired by the case point to a special brand of primal fear that isn't as simple as you might think.
Newton’s Second Law isn’t your friend when you’re doing the free-floating tango
From classic portraits to pop culture riffs.
We talked to a French mermaid about making her own tails, the joys of the job, and whether she ever gets any indecent proposals.
For millennia, humans were terrified of solar eclipses. On May 3, 1715, Edmond Halley proved they had nothing to fear.
Émilie du Châtelet, the genius polymath who popularized Newton in continental Europe, got the historical shaft in last night's 'Cosmos'.
Flipping a train on a curve isn't easy.
Quick, jump on a scale.
History's most influential scientist predicted that we've got at least 50 more years or so to putt around.
Despite the claims of some gun enthusiasts, maybe we can legislate crazy
After Martin Bryant killed 35 people in 1996, Australia enacted new gun laws that worked.
Turns out he supports chemical castration for rapists.