A meteor “fireball” was seen over the eastern US on Friday night. One Washington news channel has video from security cameras.
Looking for lost keys triggers a sequence of events in several areas of your brain. Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies explain part of that neural activity.
The Supreme Court ruled that US copyright law supports legally purchasing a textbook in a foreign country, where prices are usually cheaper, importing it to the US, and selling it for a profit.
The Voxitatis Research Foundation will conduct an initial pilot test of a Web-based application that will promote reading over the summer months.
Inhibiting the filter for irrelevant information in the brain’s left prefrontal cortex can boost performance on tasks that require creative thinking, researchers at the Univ. of Pennsylvania have found.
An analysis of gases in a Martian rock sample picked up by Curiosity shows chemicals were present that could have made spots of the planet wet and supported life.
One of the greatest science stories a newspaper has ever told is the inside look at the pursuit of a subatomic particle, the Higgs boson, and the perfect demonstration of the methods of science.
It’s a snow day for many schools in Illinois, as many parts of the state got 8-10 inches of snow. The storm is heading east and looks to touch many parts of Maryland before it’s done.
Recent investigations into the polarization of light have revealed that it may not be as impossible as we thought to look at two complementary (or conjugate) properties of a quantum system.
The annual Read-Across-America Day, in honor of the birthday of Dr Seuss, kicked off a month that brings children of all ages together to celebrate the joy of reading.