A giant, spinning, doughnut-shaped mass of molten or vaporized rock—called a “synestia”—may form as planet-sized objects smash into each other in space, scientists propose in a new paper.
Ever since the Golden Gate Bridge opened to traffic on May 27, 1937, it’s been an iconic symbol on the American landscape.
Male moths with larger antennae are better equipped to detect the low quantities of sex pheromone, a chemical signal, that female moths release to attract mates, research shows.
A new computer chip prototype called a “memristor” could process images and video much faster and using much less power than today’s most advanced chips using a processing system similar to the one used by the human brain.
Not so long ago, people like my Aunt Muriel thought of sunburn as a necessary evil on the way to a “good base tan.” She used to slather on the baby oil while using a large reflector to bake away. Aunt Muriel’s mantra when the inevitable burn and peel appeared: Beauty has its price.