The 2,000-year-old oil lamp may have been buried below an ancient building as a 'good luck' charm.
NASA shared an image of the stunning Necklace Nebula, created by two stars locked in a dance of mutually assured destruction.
Tons of nuclear waste in the ruined basement of Chernobyl's Unit Four reactor are beginning to react again, and it could explode within years, scientists say.
The first batch of Atomik, an artisanal spirit made from apples grown near Chernobyl, was suddenly seized by the Ukrainian government.
A Chinese rocket core is tumbling uncontrolled through orbit, and may crash through the atmosphere on Saturday (May 8), government officials warn
A bottle of merlot that spent a year aboard the International Space Station is up for sale at Christie's auction house. It is expected to earn roughly $1 million
Researchers scoured more than 27,000 bird photos on Instagram to see which ones consistently got more likes than expected. The big winner was the owl-like frogmouth.
The core of a giant Chinese Long March 5B rocket could fall through the atmosphere this week in an uncontrollable burn, experts warn.
A new study looks at how scientists captured the world's first (and second) recordings of a giant squid in its natural habitat.
Earth's continents have been leaking nutrients into the ocean for at least 3.7 billion years, new research suggests.
Highly invasive jumping worms or 'crazy worms' have been found in 15 states, and they are only poised to spread more, scientists warn.
Russia is building modules for a new space station, which could potentially replace the International Space Station by the year 2025, officials said.
Researchers unearthed the fossil of a pterosaur with opposable thumbs, making it the oldest known animal with thumbs on Earth.
The Japanese government announced plans to dump more than 1 million tons of treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean, beginning in two years.
Astronomers just detected two pairs of rare 'double quasars' about 10 billion light-years away. They are the oldest in the known universe.
Thousands of acres of greenery in North Carolina were converted to 'ghost forests' in the last three decades, and the trend is expected to continue with climate change.
Astronomers detected X-rays flaring out of Uranus for the first time. It could be a case of solar scattering, or some as-yet unknown process.
Enormous "spiders" cover the Martian south pole, and scientists finally have experimental evidence to show how they're created.
At least 90 mysterious blobs of underwater jelly have been sighted near Norway and the Mediterranean Sea, and researchers finally know what they are.
Astronomers discovered a radio structure that looks like a gigantic jellyfish, though it only glows in certain wavelengths.
The remains of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket burned up in the atmosphere over the Western US on Thursday, surprising and delighting stargazers.
The Hyades — the closest star cluster to our sun — is being stretched by an invisible 'lump,' researchers say.
Every few years, millions of by-the-wind sailor jellyfish wash up on beaches and die. What is causing so many of them to become stranded? The blob could be to blame.