The ultra-white paint can block up to 98 percent of the sun's rays. Applied on roofs, it could have a dramatic cooling effect on homes and buildings.
Before J. Robert Oppenheimer had a change of heart, some of his fellow scientists opposed the U.S. government’s plan to make and deploy an atomic bomb.
The enigmatic physicist at the center of Christopher Nolan's newest film may have come to regret being known as the “Father of the Atomic Bomb.”
Ticks can't fly, but they can still defy gravity to start sucking your blood.
In this episode of Misconceptions, host Justin Dodd thaws out a few myths about the ice age, from the idea that Earth was once frozen solid to what actually caused the mammoths’ extinction.
Trillions of neutrinos zoom through you every second. Here's what you should know about these mysterious, nearly mass-less subatomic particles.
How can warm water in the Pacific Ocean affect the weather thousands of miles away? Everything is connected.
All the details for when August’s two super moons are coming, and what a giant freshwater fish has to do with it.
Technically, they really don't.
These freak waves are rare and unpredictable—and are believed to have caused numerous shipwrecks.
Heat domes are masses of hot air trapped within the atmosphere by high pressure. And they're becoming more common, thanks to climate change.
Leqembi could slow the progression of Alzheimer's, but the side effects can be severe.
Many people report fearing clusters of holes. If you're one of them, this post is for you. But don't say we didn't warn you.
Opossums have a bad reputation, but they’re smarter and more beneficial to people than other woodland denizens. Discover more about these unique marsupials here.
Microwave popcorn bags are often covered in words—here’s why you should pay attention to “This Side Up.”
Depending on how much diesel you’ve poured into the tank, there’s a good to fair chance you will need a mechanic to drain your car’s fuel system.
Got a song stuck in your head that you want to get out? For starters, try humming the theme to 'The A-Team.'
You may think you detest the word ‘moist’ because of the way it sounds, but research indicates that that’s not the full story.
It's called head canting, and the psychology of it goes beyond looking good for the 'gram.
The definition of ‘phobia’ is similar to that of ‘fear’—but there’s a big difference in the threat level.
Diving into a pool or lake to escape bees could result in a death worthy of a 'Final Destination' movie.
The chemistry behind the vibrant colors of fireworks is another reason to “ooh” and “aah” at the sky this Fourth of July.