Here's why nuclear bomb explosions lead to a mushroom-shape cloud.
A high-altitude balloon mission would investigate a controversial way to reduce global temperatures.
A superconductor is a material that achieves superconductivity— a state of matter that has no electrical resistance and does not allow magnetic fields to penetrate.
The submerged remains of a Roman road have been found on the seafloor of the Venice lagoon, along with archaeological structures that are thought to be what's left of a dock and settlements.
Acclaimed horror director Eli Roth has a new documentary on a horrific subject: the shark finning trade.
Researchers have documented chimpanzees killing gorillas for the first time. The two fatal attacks were caught on film at a national park in Gabon, Central Africa.
People have described extraterrestrial encounters that take place in a dreamlike state, and experiments suggest that such experiences may be lucid dreams.
Albert Einstein described Emmy Noether as a "creative mathematical genius" who, despite "unselfish, significant work over a period of many years," did not get the recognition she deserved.
Fascism is a political ideology usually characterized by authoritarianism and nationalism. However, many scholars say the concept is difficult to define.
The Blue Origins rocket New Shepard launched to the edge of space today, with former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and three other passengers onboard.
Originally built to speed up calculations, a machine-learning system is now making shocking progress at the frontiers of experimental quantum physics