Scientists Built a Tiny Version of the Sun in Wisconsin
What we can learn about our star by using the 'Big Red Ball.'
'Cities: Skylines' Doesn't Confront Inherent Ugliness of its Latest DLC
In 'Industries,' the tough choices of modernization are hand-waved away, and feels out of place in a game that's otherwise so happy and joyful.
Gaze Deeply Into This NASA Visualization of Global Aerosol Movements
Turns out Earth is just a big lava lamp.
You Are Part Extragalactic, Study Says
Supercomputer simulations of galaxy evolution estimate how much of the Milky Way was born beyond its borders.
life finds a way
Tyrannosaurus Rex Would Break Its Own Legs if It Chased Jeff Goldblum IRL
Two independent studies show that the king of the dinosaurs was much slower than we thought.
Computational Models Suggest Heroism Is Suboptimal for Saving Lives in an Emergency
Maybe George Costanza was right.
Our Simulated Universe Is Just One Piece of a Matryoshka Doll of Annihilation
Perhaps a posthuman civilization running simulations self-destructs, or a lab assistant accidentally spills coffee on computer hardware. Simulations can collapse.
'This All Seems Kinda Illegal': Watch Scientists Emerge From A Year On Fake Mars
A snapshot of the moment when scientists emerged from their habitat atop Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano, courtesy of the directors of "Red Heaven," a new film about the mission.
The US Army Has Too Many Video Games
But the military version of 'Arma' is really good.
Radiation From Ancient Supernovae May Have Given Evolution an Astrophysical Push
High-energy cosmic rays mean an increase in cellular mutations, for good and bad.
In Total Extreme Wrestling, You Can Write Pro Wrestling’s Past and Present
Total Extreme Wrestling’s community thrives dedicates time and energy for one goal—being able to tell their own story and rewrite history.
This 'Sims'-Like Software Models Real Workplaces With More Women
A group of consultants wants to help companies achieve gender balance through complex computer modeling.