Keep your eyes focused on the blue dot. Don’t look away. What happens next?
The UK currently spends about 1.7 per cent of its GDP on scientific research in both the public and private sectors
George Osborne is expected to announce today that four departments – Transport, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Communities and Local Government and the Treasury – have accepted cuts of 8 per cent a year for the next four years
The researchers now plan to develop a 'panda translator' using voice recognition technology
The mathematician became one of the founding fathers of modern computer science and engineering – despite never finishing school
Characteristics are 'strikingly similar' across the species
While many of us go for the notion that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, it seems that older adults may be ahead of their younger counterparts when it comes to learning from their mistakes.
It’s easier to do than you’d think
The nanostructures can absorb 99 per cent of light, the researchers say — 26 per cent more light than any other known material
'The worst thing someone can do is act confidently, and seriously, and still not act rationally'
What we do in life may have implications not only for the health of our children and even our grandchildren
The unusual shape of the human hand appears to have evolved to make us better at punching, ghoulish study finds
Today is Ada Lovelace Day. Who's that? Just the first computer programmer. Ever. Lovelace's friend Charles Babbage designed a concept for a machine he called the "Analytical Engine" -- essentially a mechanical computer that would have relied on punch cards to run programs. He recruited Lovelace to translate some notes from one of his lectures, but while Lovelace was translating she added to the notes herself.
We don't need science to know that humans are the sum of their changing experiences
Letter discussing 'boys club mentality' and 'diversity hire' gathers over 63,000 Facebook likes in under two days
The famed physicist offered to answer questions from the public in July