The U.N. weather agency has warned that El Niño and human-caused climate change will likely push temperatures into "uncharted territory."
Intense solar storms may have delivered Earth its earliest building blocks of life, new research suggests.
Solar-powered balloons detected strange rumblings at a height of 70,000 feet above the Earth's surface. Scientists can't identify them.
The creature is believed to be a type of pliosaur — fearsome predators that had huge skulls, giant teeth and a bite force more powerful than that of a Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Astronomers have spotted a giant explosion releasing over 100 times more energy than the sun will release across its entire lifetime. A monster black hole is likely to blame.
The World Health Organization no longer considers COVID-19 a public health emergency of international concern and has brought an end to an emergency declaration that has been in place since January 2020.
An analysis of ancient mammoth tusks has revealed that they underwent musth just like modern elephants do.
Astronomers have spotted a bright flash of light from a Jupiter-size world being consumed by its own star in a preview of Earth’s likely fate.
Plaintiffs from five environmental groups are suing the FAA to stop SpaceX's massive Starship rocket from launching until the conclusion of a yearslong investigation.
The bulbous-eyed mudskipper could offer key clues about how our fishy ancestors first made the leap to land.
'Scary Barbie' is an incredibly bright cosmic object that has been burning for two years, and it has yet to sputter out.
By surgically attaching electrodes to octopuses, researchers have been able to peer inside the cephalopods’ minds for the very first time.
The first complete image of a black hole and its jet has captured a never-before-seen view of how the cosmic monster traps and spits out matter.
Physicists have placed part of a sapphire crystal into a quantum superposition, making it the heaviest object to show quantum effects, in a new take on Erwin Schrödinger's famous cat experiment.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating the April 20 launch of SpaceX’s Starship amid claims the launch smashed windows and rained ash on the habitats of endangered animals.
The crescent moon, Venus and the Pleiades will reach conjunction during the peak of the Lyrid meteor shower this Saturday. Here's how to watch the stunning show.
SpaceX's Starship launched on the first of many test flights it will undergo before it is ready to ferry astronauts to the moon.
A blinding flash of light set off air raid alerts across Ukraine’s capital city. Officials at first thought it was a falling NASA satellite, but the space agency has said it isn’t.
The enormous Starship rocket, set for launch today, can carry ten times the payload of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets.
The RHESSI satellite, which monitored the sun for nearly two decades, is set to crash to Earth at 9:30 p.m. EDT today.
A rare hybrid solar eclipse will appear over Oceania and Southeast Asia on Thursday, April 20. Here's what it means and how to watch it.
A new study suggests that people can misremember events mere seconds, or even fractions of a second after they happen.
Astronomers have used machine learning to sharpen the 2019 Event Horizon Telescope image of the black hole M87*, the first direct image of a black hole ever taken.
Light produced just 380,000 years after the Big Bang was warped by the universe's dark matter exactly the way Einstein predicted it would be.
The Benin Bronzes were made from rings used to purchase slaves in Africa. Now, scientists have found that most of the metal was mined in western Germany.