Destruction of the Ukrainian dam unleashed a catastrophic flood—and surfaced centuries of cultural heritage. Now there’s a call not to rebuild it.
The problem of the electroweak horizon haunts the standard model of cosmology and beckons us to ask how deep a rethink the model may need.
Two types of leaves for two different drastic weather conditions.
Tumor cells traverse many different types of fluids as they travel through the body.
All across the Universe, planets come in a wide variety of sizes, masses, compositions, and temperatures. And most have rain and snow.
Researchers have discovered 830-million-year-old microbes living inside a salt rock on Earth. Could the same occur on Mars?
Human beings are descendants of these early tetrapods – at least those who made a new life on land.
A doctor once joked that statins will be added to the water supply. Humor aside, the data shows that statins really are a "wonder drug."
Some microbes can withstand Earth's most inhospitable corners, hinting that life may be able to survive similarly extreme conditions on other worlds.
“The Tao of the wise is to work without effort.”
A marine scientist explains the threat of the Loop Current, a 800-pound gorilla of Gulf hurricane risks.
Scientists may have detected the somewhat smelly chemical dimethyl sulfide on a planet 120 light-years from Earth.
Although we still don't know the question, we know that the answer to life, the Universe, and everything is 42. Here are 5 possibilities.
2023 is an exciting time for the study of quark-gluon plasmas.
Seventy-five years after the anomaly's discovery, scientists have finally figured out why sea levels are so much lower here.
Within the next few decades, we may well have hard evidence for the existence of alien life on worlds light-years distant from Earth.
Some objects were softer than others.
Close. The. Lid.
The natural wonders of Mauritius include the spectacular sight of an underwater waterfall. Here's the science of how it works.
In many ways, it was worse than Chernobyl.
Europa may be difficult to access. But if a recent study is correct, its subsurface ocean would be more accessible than previously thought.
Lean, green, and serene.
As droughts threaten water supplies across the planet, some municipalities aim to utilize an untapped resource: sewage water.
The sky is blue. The oceans are blue. While science can explain them both, the reasons for each are entirely different.
Lake Baikal holds nearly one-fourth of Earth's fresh surface water and is the most scientifically interesting lake on our planet.
The dating pool is small — no pun intended.
Dead whales inspire a way to find extraterrestrial life on Mars.