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Despite the discovery of the Higgs boson, mysteries still abound in theoretical physics.
Physicist Sean Carroll of Caltech talks about the search for the Higgs boson, and what comes next.
Physicists have finally discovered the elusive Higgs boson--or at least something a lot like it.
The spy telescopes are wide-angle and short in length--earning them the nickname "stubby Hubbles."
Ira talks with theoretical physicist Sean Carroll about his new book about the nature of time. Did time and space exist before the Big Bang?
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.