Venus is hell. But life may exist there, researchers say
Space plans for the rest of the century include settlement on Mars, the establishment of a new space station and a voyage at one-fifth the speed of light to the neighboring star system, Alpha Centauri
Winter will get much shorter and even nighttime won't offer respite from the heat. Israel is warming up, and by the end of the century we simply won’t be able to exist without air conditioning
New scientific discoveries, cutting-edge technology, multidisciplinary approaches to research – after years of neglect, the search for extraterrestrial life may soon take center stage in America's space program
Why do Israelis act like they're miserable, but report that they're happy? Political scientist and self-styled 'intellectual harasser' Uriel Abulof talks about true freedom – and about how politics can elevate or suppress the human experience
The head of Harvard's astronomy department says what others are afraid to say about a peculiar object that entered the solar system
Debunking the myth that the living outnumber the dead
Haaretz takes a look at the institutions that defined Tel Aviv's nightlife in the past, and what is left of them today.
What do the heads of Israel’s political parties think of evolution? Are they for or against a biometric database? We sent a list of questions about science to the heads of the parties who will likely enter the next Knesset.
A rereading of Robert Musil’s classic 'The Man Without Qualities' reveals a surprising resemblance between today’s Israel and the Austro-Hungarian empire on the eve of the World War I.
The Arabs and Iranians are fighting over the entry for the Second Lebanon War; the Iranians and Arabs are locked in battle over the history of the Gulf War; and all of us together are fighting over the entry for Operation Cast Lead.
Kids don't try this at home; I made a date with my bill collector.
Prophets of doom like Paul Ehrlich warn of demographic disaster, but the data show that the human race is diminishing in numbers. The Arab world is a major case in point.