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With no shortage of special effects, a new four-part TV series looks at big questions in cosmology.
Why some physicists think there can be more than one universe.
In this hour, we'll get an update on the very small--particle physics--and the very large--cosmology--and find out how these two fields of study fit together.
This week, the World Science Festival brings big thinkers from around the world to a five-day festival in New York City.
The nautilus, the “living fossil” of cephalopods, can uncover the origins of the...
Could a stash of ancient bones be the work of a giant cephalopod?
In less than a second, cephalopods can change the color, pattern and shape of th...
Biologist Sarah Zylinski studies how cuttlefish see the world by looking at thei...
\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.