Science & Medicine
Astronomers and planetary scientists debate if and when we’ll find extraterrestrial life.
Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves a century ago. Daniel Holz was part of the team of scientists that finally found them last fall.
A new study shows how sleep loss initiates overeating, amplifying and extending blood levels of a chemical signal that enhances the joy of eating.
Doctors are taught to fight death—but it’s a losing battle. Some are looking beyond biomedicine to help them better communicate with patients about the end of life.
The Division of the Physical Sciences celebrates UChicago’s 125th anniversary.