The next atomic clocks could keep accurate time for the entire life of…

The atomic clocks we've already got are marvels of precision timekeeping, but their successors could be something else altogether, losing less than a second every 80 billion years. That could allow us to probe some of physics's most fundamental questions. » 5/15/11 3:45pm 5/15/11 3:45pm

The transdimensional love story Hollywood rejected will be a movie…

Now that Avatar has made enough money for James Cameron to reforest Brazil, Hollywood is taking another look at science fiction love stories. Case in point: Ion, a dimension-hopping romance that all the studios turned down last year. » 6/24/10 12:38pm 6/24/10 12:38pm