Sep 25, 2016
Once data collection finishes at the Large Hadron Collider in roughly 15 years, what potential facilities will advance particle physics next?
Read MoreApr 13, 2016
In the microgravity environment of outer space, flames burn very differently than they do on Earth. Understanding those differences not only helps researchers grasp the properties of combustion and burning, but is also crucial for outer-space missions.
Read MoreNov 9, 2015
Updated research shows how long, thin strands of ice, called hair ice, forms from decomposing wood.
Read MoreOct 21, 2015
New optical research suggests that rogue waves, which can be higher than a 10-story building in the ocean, can form more easily than once thought.
Read MoreMay 11, 2015
May 11 marks what would have been the 97th birthday of Richard Feynman, the legendary physicist who helped to found the field of quantum electrodynamics. Feynman’s name has often graced the pages of American Scientist. Here we collect a dozen links as a jumping-off point for those looking to know more about this fascinating scientist.