An icy space rock flattened an ancient city and everyone in it, perhaps inspiring the Biblical story of Sodom
How did the troughs form?
Scientists track down a puzzling early burst of oxygen on Earth.
A puzzling — and huge — break in the geological record finally might be explained.
We should not romanticize ancient Egyptian culture.
Let's celebrate the progress, but put the cork back in the champagne bottle.
Galaxies can die if their star-making stuff is lost. But now it can find its way back.
Yes, the magnetosphere is weakening. It does that from time to time.
Even the most unorthodox posthumous plans have their own historical, spiritual, and scientific significance.
Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York is the kind of film that makes you laugh and cry at the same time.
By digging deep, we could harness enough energy to power generations to come. But it involves fracking.