Engineering tons of metal to fly straight up is no easy feat. Here’s how helicopter blades make vertical flight a reality.
We’ve harnessed electricity, sequenced the human genome, and eradicated smallpox. But after billions of dollars in research, we haven’t found a solution for a disease that affects more than 14 million people and their families at any given time. Why is it so difficult to cure cancer? Kyuson Yun explains the challenges.
Hate needles? Researchers may have found a way to combine all the vaccines you’ll ever need into a single shot. Here’s how it works.
Why is the universe organized the way it is? And why is it so empty? From planets and stars to superclusters and galactic filaments, the universe’s largest structures formed because of its smallest. In this special collaboration with PHD Comics, we’ll learn how the earliest, quantumest blips seeded the structure of everything everywhere.
One of Susanne Vanzijl’s two sons has autism, and IRONMAN provides an emotional release. She qualified for the IRONMAN World Championship in 2015, but didn’t finish the race. Two years later she is seeking a second chance to compete.
We feel lonely and odd because we mistakenly assume that the kind of thoughts and fears we have will have no echo in other people. They do; it’s just we haven’t found a way to speak to one another honestly about who we are.