The Paris Zoological Park is debuting a new exhibit on 'the blob' — a brainless, single-cell slime mold with incredible problem-solving potential.
A destructive tornado hit northern Dallas on Sunday, Oct. 20, causing widespread power outages and significant property damage.
The Pulpí Geode, in southern Spain, is the largest geode in the world. For the first time, scientists think they know how it was made.
A nonprofit called The Earth Archive wants to make a 3D map of the entire planet, before the climate crisis changes Earth's face forever.
The mysterious Fermi bubbles at the center of the Milky Way may have been caused by a gargantuan nuclear explosion 3.5 million years ago, new research suggests.
A groundbreaking new image provides direct evidence of a 'cosmic web' of gas that links every galaxy in the universe.
The Milky Way will collide with the Andromeda galaxy 4.5 billion years from now — and new research shows our neighbor has a violent past of cannibalism.
The anthropogenic climate crisis is disturbing our planet's carbon cycle more than the dinosaur-killing asteroid did.
What happens when you look at a black hole from the side? According to a new NASA simulation, doing so warps the fabric of the universe.
Meta description: Probing the bottom of the East China Sea with seismic waves, researchers have discovered a mysterious "pocket" that could contain 50 million tons of greenhouse gases.
The moon's South Pole-Aitken basin is one of the largest craters in the solar system, and a new study debunks the most popular explanation for its formation.
Scientists have recreated the face of a Denisovan woman — an ancient human who went extinct tens of thousands of years ago — using a groundbreaking DNA analysis.
Remember those viral UFO videos you saw last year? The government would like you to forget them, please.
Two huge bubbles of radio energy swirling out of the Milky Way's middle could be evidence of an ancient cosmic explosion — or maybe the start of a new one.
Scientists spotted a mysterious blast of intense X-ray light flashing out of the distant Fireworks galaxy, and it's no mere supernova.
The Temple Scroll is the best preserved of all 900 Dead Sea Scrolls, and researchers just got one step closer to figuring out its secret.
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