The Large Hadron Collider will explore the cutting edge of physics after 3-year shutdown

A data visualization of particle collisions at the LHC at CERN. (Image credit: CERN) Scientists are gearing up to once more push the boundaries of the cutting edge of particle physics with the reopening of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland after a three-year shutdown.  After its successful second run ended … Read more

Marine biology: Watch first video of a possible rare sponge reef found near California

Vast mounds of sponges stretching for hundreds of metres have been discovered 600 metres down near the Channel Islands off California Environment 3 March 2022 By Michael Le Page Vast mounds made of the skeletons of glass sponges have been discovered 600 metres down on the seabed of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary off … Read more

Hunting galaxies far far away: Here’s how anyone can explore the universe

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Written by Sara Webb, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne University of Technology. By far my favorite thing about my job as an astronomer is those rare moments when I get to see beautiful distant … Read more

Explore Evolution on Earth in The Most Comprehensive Tree of Life Ever Created

Spiraling fractal branches draw connections between a staggering 2.2 million living species on Earth in the most comprehensive tree of life ever created. “It allows people to find their favorite living things, be they golden moles or giant sequoias, and see how evolutionary history connects them together to create a giant tree of all life … Read more

Two dystopian novels explore how language can be used to control us

By Sally Adee Are we really just puppets being controlled by the words of those in charge? Shutterstock/SvetaZi Outcast Louise Carey Gollancz 20 January “YOU’VE exceeded everyone’s expectations.” These are words that Tanta, the hero of Louise Carey’s InScape series, hears often from her boss. The resulting dopamine rush is strong enough to make her … Read more