NY Times Science

 
August 20th
A search team led by Paul G. Allen, a founder of Microsoft, found the Navy cruiser, whose sinking is among the worst disasters in American naval history.
August 18th
Many Americans will follow the solar eclipse on Monday because of a scientific prediction. But we seem to take some forecasts more seriously than others.
August 18th
Many types of cells remain unknown, but researchers have discovered a faster way to group cells by function, paving the way for a complete census.
August 18th
Whether you live somewhere you won’t see it or the weather is terrible, here’s how to see the eclipse online — and when to tune in.
August 18th
Tempted to grab that once-in-a-lifetime eclipse snapshot? Feel free: Taking pictures helps people engage with and remember experiences more deeply, according to new research.
August 18th
Here’s a glimpse at the way that civilizations around the world have understood solar eclipses, and used them to reinforce cultural norms and values.
August 18th
The Interior Secretary recently announced that efforts to protect the handsome bird, known for an amazing mating dance, are being reviewed.
August 18th
The terrifying beauty of totality is best confronted in a crowd.
August 17th
The coming solar eclipse will be a wondrous sight — if you get into viewing position in time, the clouds cooperate and you’re ready to have your mind blown.
August 17th
With the sun obscured, eclipses can be revelatory: Starting at least over 2,000 years ago, they have been fodder for significant discoveries.
August 17th
Two Senate Democrats are advocating a carbon tax plan that would cut the corporate tax rate as well as greenhouse gas emissions.
August 17th
Dr. Diamond, a neuroscientist, challenged the long-held assumption that the brain is a static and unchangeable entity and examined Albert Einstein’s.
August 17th
Turtle-headed sea snakes that live closer to humans develop darker skin, which may be like a pollution trap that they shed.
August 17th
In 1918, astronomers invited the artist Howard Russell Butler to record the last total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States.
August 16th
When people online incorrectly identified a man as a participant at a white nationalist rally, they fell into a common trap of being deceived by similar hairstyles.
August 16th
In parts of the United States, the eclipse will occur around lunchtime. Consider planning a picnic. (At least, have a crescent-shaped cookie.)
August 16th
Research that studied semen samples from nearly 43,000 men from 50 countries detected a sharp downward trend that is provoking broad health concerns.
August 16th
Human behavior researchers offer four reasons why it's worth experiencing totality in a large group, even if the toilets overflow.
August 15th
The president said he was streamlining regulations in order to speed construction of infrastructure projects like roads and bridges.
August 15th
How to go, where to stay and what to do if you just now decided you wanted to see the total solar eclipse.
August 15th
Eclipses provoke strong feelings that make us reckon with the awesomeness of space. Here are some songs that might give you the feeling of totality.
August 14th
Specialized jets will be used to grab data about the sun that cannot be collected from the ground during the Great American Eclipse.
August 14th
A total solar eclipse is not just the momentary theft of day. It is a profound interruption of the world as we know it.
August 14th
The outbreak, spreading rapidly since it began in April, has killed about 2,000 Yemenis, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
August 14th
The moon will completely block the sun for two minutes and 41 seconds above one Illinois town — longer than anywhere else in the country.
August 14th
A total solar eclipse brings tears, screams, even reverence to those in its path.
August 14th
The proposed wall, not yet funded, would slice through private property, including refuges for butterflies and wildlife.
August 14th
Project Magenta, a team at Google, is crossbreeding sounds from different instruments based on neural networks and building networks that can draw.
August 14th
On Aug. 21, the moon will paint a swath of North America in darkness.