The largest known prime number has 17,425,170 digits.
Seventy years after World War II's end, three project sites where the atomic bombs were made will be preserved for the public.
Among the things we've learned from sequencing these genomes: While humans have but two sex chromosomes (x or y), the platypus has 10—five of each kind.
“Edison’s Telephonoscope” is an imagined invention that would allow families to talk from across the world.
Everyone knows what a liger is—but there are a few crossed creatures you might not be aware of.
How far would you go to win $100,000?
Researchers at MIT are gathering city data from an unusual source.
Marie Wilcox hopes that the project will keep the Wukchumni language alive.
A new proposed version of the giant ancient statue would stand nearly five times as high as the original structure.
For those of us who need an extreme wake-up call
Code.org launches a Princess Leia-themed tutorial to encourage kids to build their own games.
The gravity on Mars pulls Phobos closer every year, and the brittle moon is barely holding itself together.
This is getting ridiculous.
Thirty-five years ago today, the spacecraft reported back to Earth with data and images of the ringed planet’s unique beauty.
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