Despite huge advances in science over the past century, our understanding of nature is still far from complete. Not only have scientists failed to find the Holy Grail of physics – unifying the very large
The growth of the board game industry over the last decade has been nothing short of extraordinary. Just visit a big-box retailer like Target or Walmart to see the most visible change: three or four times
Describing neutrino oscillations is notoriously tricky. The search for a shortcut led to unexpected places. After breakfast one morning in August, the mathematician Terence Tao opened an email from three
Former billionaire Christo Wiese will step down as chairman of Shoprite, Africa’s largest grocer, next year according to a statement issued by the company. Wiese has occupied the position of chairperson
CRISPR, the revolutionary ability to snip out and alter genes with scissor-like precision, has exploded in popularity over the last few years and is generally seen as the standalone wizard of modern gene-editing.
The Milky Way, the galaxy we live in, is one of hundreds of billions of galaxies strewn across the universe. Their variety is stunning: spirals, ring galaxies shaped like star-studded loops, and ancient
Netflix Isn't Cool With Password Sharing Anymore. Why Piracy Is About to Be the Next Battle in the Streaming War
Streaming services are going high-tech to crack down on people who share their accounts. There was a time when Netflix's CEO said that password sharing was "something you have to get used to." Which made
Neural Magic, a startup founded by a couple of MIT professors, who figured out a way to run machine learning models on commodity CPUs, announced a $15 million seed investment today. Comcast Ventures led
Cryptocurrency analysts have warned that early adopting Bitcoin BTC whales still have “plenty of clout” when it comes to dictating market prices. Those behind Twitter-based transaction monitor @whale_alert
Stories and mathematics have always been woven together in my mind – two foundational ways of looking at the world, not incompatible but complementary. When I was growing up, my mother told me myths and
The Universe is out there, waiting for you to discover it. The four possible fates of our Universe into the future; the last one appears to be the Universe we... [+] live in, dominated by dark energy.