Sound needs matter to propagate, so the vast vacuum of space is not just empty − it’s silent.
Despite its historic importance, Sharpeville itself has remained unknown and its residents anonymous, yet they have a story to tell.
A scholar of political deception says there is something especially deceitful about George Santos, and his success getting elected demonstrates mastery of something more than just pathological lying.
Native American families have endured generations of systematic child removal, but the grief, loss and trauma that birth mothers still experience have been largely overlooked.
This isn’t the first time that US authorities have criminalized civil disobedience or framed grassroots organizing as a conspiracy.
Without much scrutiny or fanfare, Edward Blum has led the attack against federal minority voter protection laws and the use of race in college admissions.
The original storyline for Road Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” contained some stunning parallels to the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
The keffiyeh’s prominence soared in the 1970s when Yasser Arafat, leader of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, adopted and popularized the garment.
Proportionality requires that lives of civilians on both sides of a conflict must be treated with the same degree of respect.
A newly discovered planet that should be too big to have formed around a tiny star is throwing into question what researchers know about planet formation.
A centuries-old experiment shows the differences between classical and modern physics. Physicists use thought experiments like this to think about how objects move both on Earth and in the stars.
Inclusive postsecondary education programs help students with intellectual disabilities make friends and become independent adults.
Two-thirds of new HIV infections are among gay and bisexual men. Although cases have decreased among white men, they have stagnated among communities of color.
Fewer than a quarter of once-colonized countries make official government-to-government requests for an apology or reparations.
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Henry Kissinger’s influence on US foreign policy was profound. His transactional approach – avowedly values free – included support of murderous and genocidal foreign leaders.
ChatGPT’s interface fueled the technology’s phenomenal rise to prominence. By being good at talking with us, it spoke to us.
A Cambodian scholar who fled the Khmer Rouge as a child writes about the legacy of Henry Kissinger, who died at the age of 100 on Nov 28, 2023.
Putin’s worldview echoes Russian phrase, ‘Who is not with us, is against us.’
The diversity of Israel’s Jewish population has been a source of tensions, but also strength, over the decades.