Latest stories - John Timmer

2 Days Ago   Radioactive aluminum could control water content of planetary building blocks.

10 Days Ago   Our video explains why understanding geology beats medieval superstition.

11 Days Ago   The North Pole is moving in the direction of Siberia, necessitating an update.

11 Days Ago   Unusual planet compositions might point to a world-shattering origin.

13 Days Ago   Plants may help clean up our emissions, but their response is complicated.

15 Days Ago   Acid may limit the brain's ability to tell internal ideas from external events.

18 Days Ago   Bills in three states want teachers to avoid topics that appear in party platforms.

23 Days Ago   New technique can spread a single version of a gene throughout an entire population.

25 Days Ago   On Twitter, your words are predictable using the words of your network.

29 Days Ago   We're not sure why, and it could already be over, but more stuff's hit the planet.

30 Days Ago   Orbital mechanics sometimes produces unusual results.

31 Days Ago   And those who know the least are often very confident they know a lot.

34 Days Ago   Two new papers probe the matter that's right on the edge of falling in.

36 Days Ago   A mix of documentary and historical reenactment with an emphasis on great acting.

36 Days Ago   Radio telescope was put to use even as it was being commissioned.

38 Days Ago   Gene-activity changes come before any visible differences in neurons.

42 Days Ago   The Large Magellanic Cloud will hit us before Andromeda can get here.

43 Days Ago   The worst, most important enzyme often uses the wrong chemical. We fixed that.

45 Days Ago   Ultima Thule may have two lobes or be two closely orbiting objects.

46 Days Ago   From the archives: Ars goes inside the machines that make modern recycling work.

49 Days Ago   Closest flyby will come just after midnight in its operators' time zone.

50 Days Ago   It happens when the rule is useless and nobody will ever meet anyone affected by it.

50 Days Ago   Our latest video looks at what can motivate people to believe the impossible.

51 Days Ago   Casual farmers overwork, buy fertilizer, and use municipal water.

52 Days Ago   Leaves International Whaling Commission, gives up pretense of "scientific" whaling.

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