Huygens, the horological hero
In a period of scientific greats, a Dutchman was second to none.
In Quicksilver, the first volume of his immense three-part “Baroque Cycle” work of historical fiction, author Neal St...
In Quicksilver, the first volume of his immense three-part “Baroque Cycle” work of historical fiction, author Neal St...
Beethoven's music was dominated by just a few major chords, researchers suggest. That’s not a criticism; it’s their ...
Success in showbusiness, at least according to cynics and more than a few out-of-work actors, does not depend on tale...
A formula used by mathematicians and physicists to describe the formation of snowflakes is proving equally useful in ...
Breathe. As your lungs expand, air fills 500 million tiny alveoli, each a fraction of a millimeter across. As you exh...
Amalie Emmy Noether was born on 23 March 1882, in the Bavarian city of Erlangen. Her father, Max Noether, was called ...
It’s fair to say maths is not everyone’s favourite subject. In fact, for many people, the feelings of tension and anx...
From Monday, 20 May, the official definitions for several units – including the kilogram, the ampere and the kelvin –...
The missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared from radar screens in 2014, may have crashed into the o...
A Sydney mathematician has cracked a maths problem that has stood for almost half a century which will enable compute...
Life-and-death estimations of how fast people in danger can run up a slope are based only “a random Scottish dude fro...
Every time a man ejaculates about 55 million sperm are released. This is equivalent to more than six times the entire...