| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Having trouble wrapping your head around why NASA's Juno spacecraft needed to come so close to Earth as it makes its way to Jupiter?
Bill Nye has you covered.
To honor Juno's closest approach to Earth since it launched in 2011, NASA and the YouTube...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Do you think its OK to text and drive because you're a great driver? If so, chances are you're a guy.
A new study published in the International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management found that 4 out of 5 college students texted while driving, and...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
In a cosmos filled with darkness, scientists say they’ve discovered the first elusive neutrinos to come from outside our solar system in a quarter-century.
The groundbreaking discovery made beneath the ice of Antarctica opens a whole new window...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Scientists have detected cosmic neutrinos, elusive subatomic particles that stream through the Earth from outside the solar system, for the first time in 25 years, a feat that could usher in a new era of astronomy.
Using technology embedded in a cubic...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Together, they contain a tiny fraction of the mass of a single electron. But the 28 neutrinos from deep space detected by an icy observatory beneath the South Pole promise a revolution in the study of the universe, scientists said Thursday.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Move over, "selfie." The Oxford English Dictionary may have let you into the official word club, but you’re still a lexical dilettante. The king of searched words this year, according to Merriam-Webster, is none other than "science."
| Feb 27, 2014
Rajendran Raja, an Indian-born physicist who was educated in England and came to the United States in the1970s to work as a physicist at Fermilab near Batavia, is considered a driving force in some of the more significant discoveries in physics over the...
| Mar 2, 2014
Imagine you had to take an art class in which you were taught how to paint a fence or a wall, but you were never shown the paintings of the great masters, and you weren't even told that such paintings existed. Pretty soon you'd be asking, why study art?...
| Mar 14, 2013
On the heels of the newest data released by physicists at the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) Conference held in La Thuile, Italy, regarding the Higgs boson “The God Particle,” Science Channel will be premiering a special...
| Aug 9, 2012
A message to the newsroom from Editor Davan Maharaj: I’m pleased to announce that Marc Duvoisin is the new managing editor of the Los Angeles Times. As you know, this announcement is a long time coming. It reflects months of......
| Jul 5, 2012
A few months ago, I read an interview of one of the scientists involved in the (now successful) search for the elusive Higgs Boson, and in it he expressed his distaste for the term, the “God Particle.” He allowed that it was something...