If most scientists believe that quantum physics is counterintuitive, why do we use "thought experiments" that rely upon human intuition to try and understand it? This question was originally answered on Quora by Paul Mainwood.
Following an audit by the U.S. Office of the Inspector General, it has been confirmed that the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) network, part of NASA, has been hacked and the Johnson Space Center has yet to restore all communications data because of continuing concerns…
Friday is the year’s longest day in the northern hemisphere, after which the days will get shorter. Why? Can you explain? And what about equinox? Here’s everything you need to know, briefly and succinctly, about the changing seasons and Earth’s place in space.
The ESA’s Comet Interceptor fast-class mission aims to send three spacecraft to visit a “truly pristine comet”, an as-yet-undiscovered icy space rock that has only just arrived in the inner Solar System.
Sharks are in the news once again for... well, being in the ocean. A great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) gave a fishing crew an awesome experience when it swam to the stern of the boat where the fishermen has a bag of ground up fish bait known as 'chum.'