A distant comet trapped in orbit between Saturn and Uranus is accompanied by a transforming disk of icy dust, new observations reveal.
A strange type of glass that was discovered in 1933 in the Libyan desert may come from a meteorite, an analysis shows, but impact crater is still missing.
Dec. 3, 2023: Our weekly roundup of the latest science in the news, as well as a few fascinating articles to keep you entertained.
The reversible mat is perfect for high-intensity training, post-workout stretching, and yoga classes, and can make your exercise more comfortable.
The Bowflex SelectTech 2080 replaces seven weights, ranges up to 80 lbs, and comes with a two-month JRNY subscription for virtual workouts.
The penguins accrue 11 hours of cumulative sleep a day from a bizarre adaptation that enables them to doze as they guard their nests.
De Winton's golden mole, last sighted in 1937, has been found alive swimming through sand dunes in South Africa after an extensive search for the elusive species.
DNA from a supposed Abominable Snowman actually came from a horse, but that doesn't mean stories of the Yeti passed on by local people aren't important.
Scientists have scanned the mummified remains of a supposed "mermaid" from Japan. The initial results suggest it is a horrifying mix of fish, monkey and lizard parts.
A weird phenomenon in which electricity flows like water was spotted in a nanowire made of "strange metal" — a bizarre metal phase that has stumped physicists for 40 years.
If dark matter is made from "dark" versions of the basic building blocks of ordinary matter, the world's largest particle accelerator should be able to pin it down, a new study suggests.
Why does ice float in water, instead of sinking to the bottom? It has to do with water's density and molecular structure.
Far from any galaxy, icy grains of dust in deep space may be able to form organic molecules, a new preprint study finds.
An AI model found that 28% of non-smokers are at high risk of developing lung cancer, with 2.9% of high-risk individuals developing the disease within six years.
The robot was tested in a simulated Martian environment, and can one day be used to aid humanity's survival on the Red Planet.