Instead of using invisibility cloaks to conceal objects from detection, "illusion coatings" could hide things by making them look like something else, researchers say
Ready to give expensive air conditioning bills the cold shoulder? Researchers at Stanford have found a way to keep buildings cool using a new super-thin material that can beam indoor heat into space.
A new distance record has been set in the strange world of quantum teleportation
Sci-fi fans who hope humanity can one day zoom to distant corners of the universe via wormholes, as astronauts do in the recent film "Interstellar," shouldn't hold their breath.
Two new subatomic particles have popped up at the world's largest atom smasher.
Knowing what time it is down to the very last sliver of a second is easy but only if you happen to have an atomic clock in your pocket.
For Nelson Saiers, a great work of art can be one of the most mind-bending and elegant of mathematical equations. In fact, for this math whiz-turned Wall Street trader-turned full-time artist, math...
The new Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything," is a tale of triumph, according to screenwriter Anthony McCarten.
Gravitational waves, invisible ripples in the fabric of space and time, might be detected by looking for the brightening of stars, researchers say.
The invisible force that pulls in the Millennium Falcon spacecraft to the Death Star in "Star Wars" movies is still far from becoming a reality, but physicists have developed a miniature version of...