- Physicist Stephen Hawking baffled by Donald Trump's rise Updated: May-30-16 7:23 pm
LONDON - Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking may have a good grasp of the workings of the universe, but he says he can't understand Donald Trump's popularity.
- 17-year-old gets degree in biology, physics and math Updated: May-29-16 9:01 am
CLEAR SPRING, Maryland - While most 6-year-olds spend their summers playing outside, participating in sports or watching TV, 17-year-old Joseph Heavner of Clear Spring spent his childhood teaching himself mathematics and reading high-school textbooks.
- Space probe confirms chemicals of life in comet's halo Updated: May-27-16 4:04 pm
BERLIN - Scientists have found further evidence supporting the theory that some of the building blocks for life may have come to Earth from outer space.
- Students apply physics knowledge at Michigan's Adventure Updated: May-26-16 9:36 am
MUSKEGON, Michigan - Hundreds of middle schoolers from across Michigan have been able to use the knowledge they've learned in the classroom at an amusement park in Muskegon County.
- TVA: Watts Bar reactor achieves sustained nuclear fission Updated: May-24-16 5:00 am
SPRING CITY, Tennessee - The Tennessee Valley Authority says its Watts Bar Unit 2 has achieved its first sustained nuclear fission reaction and is operating in a stable condition at low power levels.
- Leader: New Yucca Mountain report ignores impact on tribe Updated: May-10-16 8:17 pm
LAS VEGAS - A Native American tribal leader said Tuesday that federal regulators failed to consider people living in the Death Valley area in a key environmental report about the likelihood of underground water contamination from a proposed radioactive waste dump in the Nevada desert.
- Topeka's Evel Knievel Museum to show virtual jumps, physics Updated: May-07-16 11:48 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A new museum honoring daredevil Evel Knievel will allow visitors to take virtual reality jumps and to understand the physics behind some of his stunts.
- Black Hills State University opening underground campus Updated: May-04-16 12:11 pm
LEAD, South Dakota - Deep beneath the Black Hills, amid 375 miles of dark tunnels where drill-dusty miners once blasted solid rock in search of elusive gold, university students and their professors will soon be hunting for nuggets of wisdom in the world of physics and biology.
- Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up Updated: May-02-16 5:15 am
GENEVA - Was it a blip, or a breakthrough?