One of the strangest and least appreciated discoveries of modern physics is that solid matter is — to put it bluntly — a big lie, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
Stewart, the show's host, called Noah, the man named to succeed him, "an incredibly thoughtful and ... funny ... individual." Noah had been criticized for the tone and content of some of his tweets.
Ken Liu's debut is an epic saga of gods, kings and rebels, set in an invented world with echoes of pan-Asian myth. Reviewer Amal El-Mohtar calls it "beautiful, nuanced, fierce, original, and diverse."
Japanese and Americans surveyed say they want the two nations to remain close, or get closer. And they share a suspicion of China.
The 52-year-old ophthalmologist has founded an eye clinic for low-income patients and once stood on the Senate floor for nearly 13 hours. Here's what else you might not know or remember.
It's being called a landmark ruling in Australia, where delayed film release dates are blamed for helping create one of the highest rates of web piracy in the world.
Also: Kentucky senator Rand Paul is expected to announce he's running for President; there's been a multi-ship collision on the Mississippi River; and it's election day in Chicago and Ferguson, Mo.
The Republican senator from Kentucky looks to get a jump on what is likely to be a crowded GOP field in 2016. Polls show him in a three-way tie for third place for his party's nomination.
When it started to rain, the retractable roof was open at Marlins Park. It didn't close right away. The baseball team did not have a tarp to cover the field because they rely on the roof closing.
As Rand Paul embarks on a presidential campaign, he doesn't fit into the mold of either party neatly. Especially on foreign policy, the Kentucky senator faces a challenge.
Johnny Dwyer's book tells the amazing, horrifying story of Chucky Taylor, son of the infamous Liberian dictator Charles Taylor. But flat writing and unforthcoming subjects make it a difficult read.
As many as 1,700 people are believed to be in mass graves that have been unearthed near the site of a massacre of Iraqi soldiers manning a former U.S. military base.
Romney landed near the top of 11.5 million entries in ESPN's Tournament Challenge. He had a perfect Final Four — finally beating President Obama, who, by the way, had Kentucky winning it all.