A New Year vow for our leaders? Start…

Never has there been a more important time for politicians to move beyond paying lip service to the fight against global warming, says Owen Gaffney By Owen Gaffney STOP smoking? Lose weight? Play less Fortnite?…

Ultima Thule is a snowman-shaped rock covered in…

Strange snowmanNASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute By Leah Crane We’ve just gotten our first good look at a tiny, distant world called 2014 MU69. The small space rock, nicknamed Ultima Thule or…

Intel’s quest to build the world’s first true…

Intel’s James Clarke with a 17-qubit superconducting quantum chipShawn Morgan/Intel Corporation By Chelsea Whyte Intel is taking a slow and steady approach to quantum computing. Competitors like Google may be racing to achieve so-called quantum supremacy,…

How to make even your toughest new year’s…

Achievable goals: that’s keyCavan Images/Plainpicture WE TRADITIONALLY greet the new year to the strains of Auld Lang Syne, and with rash promises of self-improvement, such as giving up alcohol for a month. I’m no different…