Our universe is comprised almost entirely of matter, but there is also a ghostly "mirror image" comprised of antimatter, and Carl Anderson was the first to discover it.
Aside from his eccentric online presence, the billionaire entrepreneur is also a prolific reader.
In July 1985, after a dogged 16-year-search, Mel Fisher found the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, which carried $1 billion in treasure.
Eugene "Gene" Cernan was the last man to ever walk on the Moon. But who was he?
Besides pure mathematics, the fields of mechanics, topology, string theory, and mirror symmetry owe much to William Hamilton.
During WWII, the Navajo code talkers created the only spoken military code never to have been deciphered, and helped win the war.
Moseley discovered atomic numbers at the age of 26 and was dead at 27.
Pixel inventor and computer scientist Russell Kirsch passed away days ago, leaving a digital legacy.
When a relative of mad cow disease threatened a young couple, they responded by becoming researchers into that disease.