What Scientific Question Most Piques Your Curiosity?

Science is built upon questions, ranging from the deceptively mundane to the mind-bendingly complex. Today we want to know about the question that is most intriguing to you. » 7/22/14 7:40am 7/22/14 7:40am

What Is Science's Most Intriguing Unanswered Question?

Part of the appeal of science is finding the answers to some of our most long-standing questions, but just as motivating are the questions it hasn't yet answered. Today we want to know what is the most fascinating unanswered question in science. » 4/16/14 7:40am 4/16/14 7:40am

What was your highlight of 2013?

2013, you brought us so much that was good, so much that was bad, and so much that we're still trying to figure out (picket-fence building spiders? Why, 2013? Just, why?). With only two days left to go, we want to know what your highlight of the year was. » 12/30/13 7:00am 12/30/13 7:00am

Ask a Physicist ... And Win a Book!

Good news, everyone! On July 11, Dutton will be releasing my new book, The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality. But do you need to wait that long? Maybe not! » 6/06/13 9:20am 6/06/13 9:20am

ABC admits Lost's final moments were meaningless

The Lost finale may not have answered all of our questions and settled our long-raging debates. But ABC has decided to go ahead and answer one question viewers had: Why were pictures of wreckage flashed during the end credits? » 5/26/10 12:11pm 5/26/10 12:11pm

50 questions Lost needed to answer: a report card!

For six years, Lost engaged our passions, stirred our intellects, and generated insane numbers of questions. Last week, we posted a list of 50 questions that Lost's finale ought to answer. Now reader James Hooper has created a report card! » 5/26/10 11:06am 5/26/10 11:06am

50 Questions Lost Really Does Need To Answer

Lost may have given us more answers than Battlestar Galactica, but that doesn't mean the plane-crash-into-destiny show is off the hook. Here are 50 questions that Lost really does have to answer, or we'll attack the ABC studios with pitchforks. » 5/18/10 12:38pm 5/18/10 12:38pm

Ask a Physicist - Call For More Questions

Now you can ask a physicist your nagging questions about the inner workings of the cosmos. This twice-monthly column will, at very least, allow you to sound smart at cocktail parties. » 5/06/10 8:30am 5/06/10 8:30am

Ask A Physicist: Why Believe In Dark Matter?

On today's episode of our "Ask A Physicist" series, Dr. Goldberg tackles the darker side of the universe - Dark Matter, that is. What is this curious cosmic stuff, and why should we care? » 5/01/10 9:00am 5/01/10 9:00am

Now Taking Your Airbender Questions For M. Night Shyamalan

Tomorrow, we'll be chatting face-to-face with the master of the twist ending himself, director M. Night Shyamalan. So please, post your Airbender questions for M. Night below. Ask away, yip yip! » 3/10/10 3:00pm 3/10/10 3:00pm