Sunday, October 5, 2014
Eleven Nobel laureates will pool their clout next week to sound a warning, declaring that mankind is living beyond its means and darkening its future.
Two rare sculptures inspired by goddesses are among the prized pieces to be sold at Sotheby's impressionist and modern art auction in New York.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
What brings more fame than accepting the Nobel Prize? Not accepting it — as Jean-Paul Sartre showed with a celebrated “non” to the world's most prestigious award exactly 50 years ago.
A hill in southeastern Bolivia is crisscrossed by fossilized dinosaur tracks — a total of more than 5,000 footprints, some more than a meter long, dating back 65 million years.
The number of cheetahs in the world has dropped sharply in the past century, and humans may be to blame, according to an international study released Thursday.
Every year ahead of the Muslim feast of sacrifice, a showroom in Indonesia swaps cars for hulking cows costing up to US$25,000 each, seeking to lure a wealthy elite increasingly keen on ploughing money into celebrating their religion.
Martin Perl, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist from Stanford University who discovered a subatomic particle known as the tau lepton, has died at age 87.
Friday, October 3, 2014
A cyanide cloud formed over Titan's south pole as the strange moon of Saturn entered its seven-year winter in 2009, astronomers reported on Wednesday.
A declining sense of smell in older people is a strong predictor of death within just five years, according to research published Wednesday.