How do humans perceive color? An NIH experiment finds a way to measure what happens after light hits the eye.
Classical computers can efficiently simulate the behavior of quantum computers if the quantum computer is imperfect enough.
It might be possible, physicists say, but not anytime soon. And there’s no guarantee that we humans will understand the result.
Thawing permafrost is releasing microorganisms, with consequences that are still largely unknown.
A new analysis by Kris Pardo, a cosmologist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and David Spergel, a cosmologist at Princeton University and director of the Flatiron Institute's Center for Computational Astrophysics underscores how hard it is to explain away dark matter.