The 23-ton core stage of a Chinese Long March 5B booster crashed back to Earth Saturday night (May 8), ending 10 controversial days aloft that captured the attention of the world.
A giant sequoia tree in California's Sequoia National Park is still smoldering months after devastating wildfires hit the region last summer.
An earthquake of approximately magnitude 9 in 1700 in Cascadia could have instead been three or four slightly smaller, but still devastating, quakes.
Pfizer and BioNTech applied to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for full approval of their COVID-19 vaccine.
Humans may be heart-attack-prone because of a mutation that keeps us from making a particular sugar molecule.
A small desert-dwelling theropod dinosaur named Shuvuuia had excellent night vision, and its hearing was comparable to that of an owl. Like many owls, it was probably a nighttime predator.
Scientists recently counted the bubbles produced by dissolved carbon dioxide in a glass of poured beer, finding that bubbles can number in the millions.
The research isn't all for nutting; scientists say it will help a number of industries, from pharmaceuticals to mining.
A man's lack of friends may predict whether he will embrace toxic masculinity, while the presence or absence of a male role model early in life isn't a factor.
There are many ways the world could end, from all-out nuclear war to a giant asteroid strike. How many people would need to survive such an apocalypse for humans to avoid extinction?
Stratolaunch's Roc carrier plane, which is being groomed to haul hypersonic vehicles aloft, conducted its second-ever test flight Thursday morning (April 29).
A remarkably simple change in the codes used to correct errors in quantum computers could half the number of destabilizing mistakes in these systems.