science

Rare ‘Blue Moon’ Will Appear in the Sky on Halloween

While he spookiest day of the year may lack costume parties and trick-or-treating amid the pandemic, Halloween will still be enjoyable. A rare ‘blue moon’ will appear in the sky on October 31.
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Study Reveals Wormholes May Allow Humans to Travel Through Space and Time

However, Physicists at Princeton University in the US have used quantum mechanics to find a mathematical loophole, which they believe could lead to the creation of a wormhole large enough to fit humans inside of a spacecraft. Read more.
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Elon Musk Demonstrates Chip Implant on Pig: 'It's Kind of Like a Fitbit in Your Brain'

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk introduced pigs with computer chips in their brains in a webcast. The entrepreneur unveiled a brain chip impact that potentially could happen in humans.
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Have Coronavirus Questions? You Can Now Skype a Scientist for Free

The news is dominated by stories about virus immunity, antibodies and generally speaking — science. Do you have any coronavirus questions? You can now Skype with a scientist for free.
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You've Been Calculating Your Dog's Age All Wrong

Apparently, one human year does not equal seven in dog years. While the common formula to convert your four-legged friend’s age into the canine equivalent has been to simply multiply it by seven, it has no scientific backing . There's a Better Way Calculate Your Dog's True Age in Dog Years,...
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Free Oakland-based STEM Camp for Girls

Self-eSTEM ’s vision is to create future science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) leaders and eliminate the critical shortage gap of STEM professionals by building a diverse, inclusive and sustainable workforce pipeline comprised of minority young women and girls. For more...
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Rainforest of the World

Step inside the lush, 4-story rainforest at the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park and see butterflies emerge before your eyes! Plus, spot colorful new species among the 1,600 live plants and animals, and be sure to participate in special spring programming now till May 18th. To...
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Twilight Zone: Deep Reefs Revealed

Descend into a deep underwater realm more mysterious to scientists than the surface of the Moon in the California Academy of Sciences’ new aquarium exhibit, Twilight Zone: Deep Reefs Revealed. Discover how divers push the boundaries of human biology and marvel at never-before-seen marine life. Buy...
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