Carl Sagan understood the value of explaining complicated science with engaging visuals, which makes this cartoon a perfect addition to his legacy.
Getting to Mars is going to be hard. But thanks to some scientists out in the Arizonan desert, growing fresh food there might be a tad easier.
Deteriorating air quality in the world’s major cities has reached crisis point. But sometimes the best solution for a complicated problem is the simplest – backpack-wearing pigeons!
Mysterious red circles have begun popping up across the Australian outback, confusing scientists and conspiracy theorists alike. But what are they?
As animal names go, 'emu' and 'cockatoo' sound about as Australian as Vegemite and cask wine. So why do a group of scientists want to change them?
An inventor has come up with an ingenious way to help you survive an earthquake: by being eaten alive by your bed. Sweet dreams!
A 17-year-old boy from Slovakia just summed up the whole universe – and how we're all going to die – in one nifty infographic. It's pretty cool/existentially terrifying.
What should we do with the bodies of astronauts who die in space? These scientists have proposed an appropriately sci-fi answer.
Paying a visit to the one-stop-mad-scientist’s-shop in Santa Monica.
Think ants are just insects? Wrong. According to these scientists, they're a mysterious substance that's both a solid and a liquid. And they could hold the key to designing disaster-proof buildings.
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