The Younger Dryas impact hypothesis argues that a comet strike caused major changes to climate and human cultures on Earth about 13,000 years ago.
The Taupo volcano was responsible for one of the most violent eruptions on record.
Cross-disciplinary cooperation is needed to save civilization.
Geologists discover a rhythm to major geologic events.
Every star we can see, including our sun, was born in one of these violent clouds.
Tiny specks of space debris can move faster than bullets and cause way more damage. Cleaning it up is imperative.
Astronomers possibly solve the mystery of how the enormous Oort cloud, with over 100 billion comet-like objects, was formed.
Can one equation unite all of physics?
A new AI-generated map of dark matter shows previously undiscovered filamentary structures connecting galaxies.
Science is an ongoing flirtation with the unknown.
A "seafood mafia" is plying the waters between India and Sri Lanka to satisfy China's appetite for an increasingly rare delicacy.
The eclipse season is starting with a bang.
A thought experiment from 1867 leads scientists to design a groundbreaking information engine.
It's time to rethink how satellites and other objects are made and eventually destroyed.
Since 1957, the world's space agencies have been polluting the space above us with countless pieces of junk, threatening our technological infrastructure and ability to venture deeper into space.
New studies stretch the boundaries of physics, achieving quantum entanglement in larger systems.
A 19th-century surveying mistake kept lumberjacks away from what is now Minnesota's largest patch of old-growth trees.
A new paper reveals that the Voyager 1 spacecraft detected a constant hum coming from outside our Solar System.
Even with six months' notice, we can't stop an incoming asteroid.