Astronomers claim in a new paper that star motions should make it easy for civilizations to spread across the galaxy, but still we might find ourselves alone.
To make headway on the mystery of consciousness, some researchers are trying a rigorous new way to test competing theories.
A two-player game can reveal whether the universe has an infinite amount of complexity.
Brief cosmic blips called fast radio bursts have puzzled astronomers since their discovery earlier this decade. Now researchers appear to be close to understanding what powers them.
Jennifer Doudna, one of CRISPR’s primary innovators, stays optimistic about how the gene-editing tool will continue to empower basic biological understanding.
As researchers delve deeper into the behavior of decentralized collective systems, they’re beginning to question some of their initial assumptions.