Russia's failed lunar probe mission likely created a crater on the southeastern region of the moon.
After scientists created oxygen-28 in the lab, it almost immediately degraded, baffling physicists around the world.
The ancient star Earendel is more than twice as hot as the sun and around a million times brighter, new James Webb Space Telescope observations suggest.
"Flesh-eating" bacteria normally spread rapidly throughout the body. In this case, it took four days for the infection to reach both of a man's legs.
For the first time, scientists have estimated the abundance of great white sharks off the coast of Cape Cod.
Giant viruses are much more diverse in shape and size than scientists previously thought, according to a new study.
The remains of a climber who went missing in 1986 were found peeking out of a melting glacier in the Swiss Alps.
GPS data can track slight tremors underground that could help predict earthquakes two hours in advance.
Data shows that America's excess death rates have mostly returned to pre-pandemic levels, reflecting the end of the public health crisis, experts say.
Iceland's newest volcano, located in the Reykjanes peninsula, began erupting in early July, 2023. Now it's throwing "spatter bombs'" of molten lava.
In the hunt for minerals needed in electric car batteries, some companies are turning to the deep sea. But mining this ecosystem could threaten its very existence.
As tectonic plates clash and pull apart, sea levels change. This process has shaped marine biodiversity over time, a new study suggests.
The world's average temperature was the hottest on record from July 3 to July 5, 2023. Climate change and El Niño are to blame, scientists say.