When two neutron stars slammed together far off in space, they created a powerful shaking in the universe — and their echoes could violate Einstein's theory of relativity.
The world's oldest known impact crater has been in Western Australia for more than 2.2 billion years, a new study suggests.
A new technique for studying ancient microbes in glaciers has led to the discovery of previously unknown viruses.
A Civil War artifact found in Virginia could represent a type of talisman that was popular for protection against evil: a so-called witch bottle.
Paleontologists have discovered the skeleton and radioactive skull of a previously unknown species of Allosaurus.
Modern birds can trace their origins to theropods, a branch of mostly meat-eaters on the dinosaur family tree.
A famous 15th-century altarpiece has been restored in Belgium, and people are freaked out by the artist's original image of a human-faced Jesus sheep.
Fallout from nuclear bomb tests could help experts detect fraudulent whiskeys that are purportedly more than a century old.
Scientists used computer algorithms to "evolve" an organism that's made of 100% frog DNA — but it isn't a frog.