5 applications that are better on the desktop than in your browser

Many of us use browser tabs to launch our most common applications: media players, instant messaging, office suites, and more. But while this often means we can take our favorite…

Cosmologists are approaching the logical laws of the Big Bang

The universe began generally smoothly, as expected, but the quantum movement of printed space with small droplets of extra matter. As the space expanded, these dense patches stretched, even as…

What is the winter solstice, after all?

In 2021, the winter solstice for the Northern Hemisphere occurs December 21. Although not as dramatic as the 2020s conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, the longest night of the year…