The problem of common-sense reasoning has plagued the field of artificial intelligence for over 50 years. Now a new approach, borrowing from two disparate lines of thinking, has made important…
Einstein’s description of curved space-time doesn’t easily mesh with a universe made up of quantum wavefunctions. Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll discusses the quest for quantum gravity with host Steven Strogatz.
The key to understanding the origin and fate of the universe may be a more complete understanding of the vacuum.
When the brain encodes memories as positive or negative, one molecule determines which way they will go.
Of all the endless questions children and mathematicians have asked about infinity, one of the most fascinating has to do with its size.