The ice patches of Norway hold thousands of well-preserved artifacts and remains, but climate change is causing them to disappear.
New research calculates the odds that humans will contact a 'malicious' alien civilization that wants to invade our planet. Don't worry, the chances are incredibly small.
Scientists have discovered a new type of magnetic wave in Earth's outer core, known as Magneto-Coriolis waves. They may be responsible for fluctuations in the planet's magnetic field.
The 'potentially hazardous' asteroid 7335 (1989 JA) will make a close approach to Earth on Friday, May 27. Here's how to watch live.
The near-Earth asteroid 7335 (1989 JA) will make a close approach to our planet on May 27, 2022, flying within about 2.5 million miles of Earth.
Cats may be able to remember the names of cohabitating cats — but it depends where they live, new research suggests.
Researchers exploring underwater mountains near Hawaii discovered a bizarre "yellow brick road" on an ancient seamount.
The James Webb Space Telescope's four science instruments are 'perfectly aligned' and ready to begin observations this summer, NASA said in a news conference.
A so-called “space jellyfish” seen in the sky over Georgia was actually a SpaceX rocket launch. Here’s why it looked so weird.
The Canadian government is considering a measure that will make it illegal for Canadian astronauts to commit crimes in space.
Scientists detected an enormous new type of aurora stretching halfway across the Martian atmosphere.
From warp drives to lightsabers to deadly battle droids, here are 7 futuristic Star Wars technologies that scientists are working on in real life.
The universe may stop expanding in just 100 million years if dark energy decays over time, a new study suggests.
Scientists discovered the fossil tooth, ribs and vertebrae of three gargantuan ichthyosaurs, which may have been some of the largest animals ever to live.
Solar eclipses are some of nature's most dramatic celestial performances. Here's a look at the science behind the eclipse, and how to watch the next one on April 8, 2024.
The U.S. government’s UFO program, AATIP, was funding secret research into invisibility, wormholes, and antigravity, newly released documents reveal.
Scientists may have detected the first known 'transitioning red quasar' in the universe, dating to just 750 million years after the Big Bang.
Astronomers gazed into the icy, black heart of comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein, and found it is more massive than any comet nucleus ever seen.
A small meteor that crashed into Earth in 2014 has been verified as an interstellar object, a new U.S. government report reveals.