Ghost stories are often about the departed seeking justice for an earthly wrong. Their sightings are a reminder that ethics and morality transcend our lives.
Is there room for God in the endless, expanding universe? In his final book, Stephen Hawking says no.
Winners of the Nobel Prize in economics, including Paul Krugman, Daniel Kahneman and Milton Friedman.
Live Science fact-checked a physicist's claims about women's brains and discrimination against men with actual experts in brains and discrimination.
Some people are habitual conspiracy thinkers – there's a plan behind everything, and it's usually malevolent. One scientist set out to understand who is likely to ascribe to these theories.
The inventor of the brain-teasing Möbius strip died 150 years ago, but his creation continues to spawn new ideas in mathematics.
This year's Nobel Prize for literature was nixed because of a sex scandal. Other Nobels have neglected key contributors. Should all prizes be cancelled while criteria for winning is reassessed?