Asteroid Bennu is still far more likely to fly right by us than to make impact.
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.
Surrounding Earth is a powerful magnetic field created by swirling liquid iron in the planet’s core. Earth’s magnetic field may be nearly as old as the Earth itself – and […]
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.
This everyday electrical phenomenon had no widely accepted scientific explanation — perhaps, until now.
For the first time, light that comes from behind a black hole has been spotted.
Scientists look to erupted sea glass — lava that erupted in the ocean and was instantly chilled by the surrounding water — to take Earth's temperature.
The eastern inner core located beneath Indonesia's Banda Sea is growing faster than the western side beneath Brazil.
While we can see many solar storms coming, some are "stealthy." A new study shows how to detect them.
Scientists do not know what is causing the overabundance of the gas.
A new government report describes 144 sightings of unidentified aerial phenomena.
Strange underwater icicles form in the Earth's coldest regions and freeze living organisms in place.
Using image analysis tools developed for astronomy, researchers are predicting cancer therapy responses.