A giant volcano on the Jupiter moon Io should erupt any day now, a new study suggests.
In April, explorer Victor Vescovo claimed to have broken the record for deepest solo dive ever. But did he?
The eruption of a remote Russian volcano in June has been tingeing sunrises and sunsets the world over a gorgeous purple hue.
Tissue samples probed with laser light reveal thousands of particles of black carbon in the fetal placenta.
Scientists ponder a wide variety of probing questions in pursuit of knowledge. One of those questions — can a knife made of frozen feces cut flesh? — has just been answered.
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It was only a matter of time: Amateur sleuths think they've tracked down the satellite that took a high-resolution image of the aftermath of an Iranian missile disaster.
The robotic X-37B has been circling Earth for nearly 719 days on its latest mystery mission, which is known as Orbital Test Vehicle 5 (OTV-5).