In the early days of the space race, agency researchers in Russia and at NASA really weren’t sure all what would happen to an astronaut in space. They didn’t know if a human mind could handle actually seeing Earth or what would happen to the human body when exposed to long periods of weightlessness. Continue reading
Hank discusses some of the taboos which have plagued scientific inquiry in the past and a few that still exist today. Continue reading
Consider this cold comfort: A quick study of the brutal recent cold snap in Canada and the U.S. found that the Arctic blast really wasn’t global warming but a freak of nature.
Source: Recent deep freeze can’t be blamed on climate change, study finds
SciShow explores the grim story of the lobotomy, the medical procedure that earned its inventor perhaps the most regrettable Nobel Prize in history. Continue reading
Improve your chances of succeeding with your goals for 2018 by incorporating a bit of science.
Source: Two new studies offer insights in how best to lose weight and quit smoking
Time between bleaching events has shrunk, leaving coral with insufficient time to recolonize
Source: Coral reefs around globe being pummelled by climate change: study
Why has it been so cold? Is this unusual? Is the polar vortex to blame? And how can it be this cold if there’s global warming? Here are the answers to your questions. Continue reading
Check out what Science’s editors deemed the top results of 2017, including our Breakthrough of the Year! Continue reading