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.
Using cryo-electron microscopy, researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have provided the first step-by-step look at the biomolecular machinery of transcription initiation.
Illinois’s middle and high school students, parents, teachers, and other school officials are being asked to complete a statewide survey, “5Essentials,” that could help guide schools to better student learning.
A meteor hits Russia, injuring hundreds of people, and an asteroid comes closer to Earth than the geosynchronous orbits of most telecommunications satellites.
Dr. S. James Gates Jr., a member of the Maryland State Board of Education, will be among 12 outstanding researchers to be awarded with this year’s National Medal of Science, the White House has announced.
Scientists who study glaciers have come to a consensus about just how fast the great ice sheets are melting, ending years of debate about the exact number.
We present some photos we took as Jupiter and the moon traversed the evening sky for the second time in the calendar month of November.