The number of people visiting national parks is on the rise as pandemic restrictions ease, causing longer lines and putting a strain on the environment.
NASA has released an amusing image of a dummy wearing a spacesuit during testing for the first Artemis mission.
Engineers are preparing to move part of the world's most powerful magnet from the U.S. to France as a part of an international nuclear fusion project.
Scientists have finally solved a longstanding mystery surrounding the bizarre 4-headed penises of echidnas using CT scans.
Scientists using sound recordings from underwater nuclear bomb detectors have discovered the distinct song of a previously unknown population of pygmy blue whales in the Indian Ocean.
Whale watchers in British Columbia recently witnessed a group of transient orcas attacking a humpback mother and calf in a rare encounter between the two species. But what really happened?
An amateur archaeologist recently uncovered the oldest known animal carvings in Scotland while exploring a Bronze Age burial chamber.
Conservationists have confirmed the birth of seven wild Tasmanian devil joeys in mainland Australia for the first time in 3,000 years.
A letter written by Albert Einstein to a rival physicist, including a rare example of the famous E=mc2 equation in his own hand, has sold at auction for $1.2 million.
A number of valuable artifacts — including "irreplaceable" prayer beads belonging to Mary, Queen of Scots — have been stolen from Arundel Castle in England.
Astronomers have identified the universe's oldest spiral galaxy from a blurry image captured by the ALMA observatory.
A robotic artist powered by AI algorithms has created realistic self-portraits that question the limits of artificial intelligence and what it means to be human.
"Iconic vocalizations" may have been the missing link that allowed the first human languages to develop, a new study suggests.
A gigantic moth that is almost never seen by humans was recently found on a building site at a school in Australia.
A China zoo covered up this leopard's escape. And now, three weeks later, they have chickens and drones searching for it.
Scientists surveying the Detroit River caught a monstrous sturgeon weighing 240 pounds (109 kilograms) and measuring 6 feet 10 inches (2.1 meters) in length.
A newly discovered species of extinct ancient turtle uncovered in Madagascar is proof of convergent evolution of suction feeding in turtles.
Scientists using South Africa's MeerKAT radio telescope have detected 8 new millisecond pulsars in the hearts of globular clusters.
Scientists have solved a 150-year-old mystery surrounding the classification of the extinct horned crocodile from Madagascar, giving it its own evolutionary group.
For the first time, researchers have captured images of bizarre brown trails on an Arctic ridge that appear to have been left by sponges crawling across the seafloor.
Scientists have detected the largest stellar flare ever recorded from Proxima Centauri. The finding changes what we know about stellar flares and the potential for alien life around red dwarfs.
Scientists have finally classified and named the ancient 'Godzilla shark' which was first discovered in 2013 in New Mexico.
A new study has measured the number of microplastics in the atmosphere and modeled how the tiny particles get transported around the planet.
Four dead gray whales have washed up in San Francisco Bay in eight days, prompting fears that the species is under threat in the area.