Marine scientists aren't sure how or why the nearly 10-foot-long shark wandered into the Long Island Sound.
An odd-looking, double-bodied airplane with a wingspan as long as a football field just took to the skies today (April 13) from the Mojave Air & Space Port.
Just a week after the death of their 6-year-old African elephant, Nyah, the Indianapolis Zoo delivered another sad message: Its other youngest African elephant, 8-year-old Kalina, has died.
An erroneous alert about a nuclear attack was sent to Hawaii residents. The ensuing confusion and hysteria revealed that Americans are not prepared.
Medieval nun fakes death to escape convent and enjoy a life of carnal lust. Sounds like the basis for a juicy novel, but this really happened during the 14th century in England.
The mummies spanned all ages and were buried in various types of tombs, all seeming to date back to the Ptolemaic dynasty, which lasted from 305 to 30 B.C.
Bam, just like that, the Mars InSight lander plops onto the surface of its new home. Here's what Twitter had to say about the momentous landing.
Pehaps the best site on the Internet for finding cool science-y gifts that are unique and imaginative, ThinkGeek is going all out it seems for Cyber Monday.
Wildfires raging in Northern California are now considered the deadliest the state has ever endured. Here's a look at the fires and the destruction left behind.
Who says science isn’t funny? Live Science collects a roundup of humorous and weird science-themed holiday gifts.
Jocelyn Bell Burnell, astrophysicist extraordinaire who helped discover radio pulsars while a graduate student, tells her story tonight. Watch it live on Live Science.