The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.
At first glance a scene from a 1998 episode of The Simpsons may not seem like anything particularly notable, but a closer look suggests Homer Simpson may have predicted the mass of the Higgs boson.
GPS technology may help scientists discover clumps of dark matter, according to a radical new theory.
The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Findings could help scientists better understand Earth’s water cycle.
In Peru, a Los-Angeles-based researcher and entomologist may have discovered a new species of spider that takes survival to a new level – by using immediately available resources to construct decoys of larger spiders.
Electric eels are helping to light up holiday decorations at a local aquarium.
Scientists at the University of Utah have been awarded $1 million to study the high-energy cosmic rays hurtling toward Earth.