Scientists detected the gravitational waves after a pair of unusual black holes collided.
“The Social Network,” about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, is up for a handful of Oscars this weekend. The movie’s Nine Inch Nails soundtrack also got an Oscar nod for the soundtrack, in part thanks to an unusual handmade synthesizer called the Swarmatron.
The instrument produces eight tones tuned approximately to one note, each tone slightly different.
We speak with the two cousins who invented the Swarmatron, Leon and Brian Dewan.
Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson are hitting the road. Our Tumblr brings you behind the scenes of our election coverage.