Heather Heying knows that a true understanding of the world comes not from the answers, but the questions as well.
The first of many radio telescope images to come.
What does it take to become an astronaut? Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield explains, along with his vision for space exploration.
A team of international scientists has pinpointed the cosmic source of a ghostly subatomic particle called a neutrino, marking the beginning of a new era in astronomy.
Signals from rare black hole-neutron star pairs could pinpoint rate at which universe is growing, researchers say.
A new study published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters provides even more reason to think Ross 128 b, the second closest exoplanet to Earth, could harbor life.
The fans supporting their teams at the World Cup in Russia are overwhelmingly white. Their teams? Not so much.
A new study on virtual embodiment explores the “surprising plasticity of the brain’s body representation,” and suggests that virtual reality representations can improve cognition.
As temperatures rise, your brain's processing power declines.
Can radiation in space limit human exploration? It's a real challenge, explains NASA's Michelle Thaller.
There is a reason why anti-vaxx attitudes are hard to shake, explains a new study.
NASA recorded an interplanetary exchange. And it sounds not entirely unlike the beginning to a certain Daft Punk song.
Animal extinction is, after all, inevitable in the natural world — some have even called it the “engine of evolution”. So why should extinction matter to us?
For millions of years, this popular color dominated the world.
When crows and ravens fight, it’s the smaller crows being the aggressor about 97% of the time. It may be them being protective of their nest or it may be competition, but ravens are the ones being bullied.
Roaming horny hippos obtained illegally by Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar? It's a heck of a true story.
The heatwave scorching Britain is revealing the outline of ancient buildings – some previously unknown to archaeologists
But there were some serious oversights.
Virtually all young Danes have left the parental home by the time they're 34. Yet in Slovakia, almost 57% of young adults still reside in the Hotel of Mum and Dad.
The quest for "earth-like" planets may be in vain. The chances of finding another Earth are infinitesimally small, given Earth's unique chemistry and mineralogy.
Researchers study wolves in the area contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and what happens when they leave.