We May Already Know The Opening Scenes Of The Force Awakens

Steven Spielberg wants to direct Chris Pratt as Indiana Jones. Joss Whedon explains how Avengers 2 is totally different. Game of Thrones could send Sansa in a surprising direction. An Agents of SHIELD villain might show up on Daredevil. Plus Doctor Who set photos, and how Supergirl gets her costume. So many spoilers! » 2/23/15 6:00am 2/23/15 6:00am

The Most Spectacular Failed Scientific Experiments

While the Large Hadron Collider is shut down for repairs » 9/22/08 1:20pm 9/22/08 1:20pm, you might be feeling pessimistic about grand scientific experiments. But that's the cool thing about science - even when everything goes horribly wrong, we still learn something. Sometimes, what we learn from failure is more important than what we'd have gained…

Is Dark Energy the New Aether?

You may think physics has changed over the past 200 years, but it hasn't. Today, theoretical physicists can't understand why the universe is expanding at an observed rate that doesn't quite mesh with general relativity. Back in the 19th century, theoretical physicists couldn't understand how electromagnetic energy… » 4/02/08 11:45am 4/02/08 11:45am