A wildlife photographer recently captured images of polar bears like you've never seen them before: living in abandoned buildings in the Russian Arctic.
After a month in space, the Webb Telescope — the most powerful space telescope ever launched — has reached its permanent cosmic address, 930,000 miles (1.5 million kilometers) from Earth.
The Doomsday Clock debuted 75 years ago to highlight the threat of nuclear weapons to our survival as a species, a risk now accompanied by escalating climate change and global pandemics.
An enormous asteroid more massive than two Empire State Buildings will zoom harmlessly past Earth next week. Look up!
A site in Australia that holds thousands of astonishingly well-preserved fossils has been kept a closely guarded secret among paleontologists for the past three years.
During an archaeological inspection of a waterway project site in Rome, archaeologists found ancient funerary relics, including a terracotta statue with a dog's head.
Scientists just collected the first measurements of violent eruptions in extremely dense magnetic stars called magnetars.
Signs of accelerating global warming abounded this year, but we could still prevent the worst-case scenarios — if we act soon.
An international partnership of space agencies just launched JWST, the biggest, most powerful space telescope ever made, in an achievement that was decades in the making.
After an asteroid struck at the end of the Cretaceous period, debris from wildfires filled the atmosphere and blocked sunlight across Earth, causing ecosystem collapse and extinctions.
A geomagnetic event around 41,000 years ago sent the aurora wandering for centuries, as far south as the equator.
Climate change that led to sea level rise and severe coastal flooding could explain why the Vikings abandoned their Greenland settlements.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe dipped into the sun's atmosphere to sample particles from the corona — a scientific first.
Thwaites Glacier is roughly the size of Florida, and holds enough ice to raise sea levels over two feet. New research shows that the collapse of its ice shelf may be just a few years away.
Preserved trackways from the Cretaceous period provide a rare snapshot of fast running speeds in theropod dinosaurs.
For the first time, scientists have created a genetic map showing how hydras regenerate their own heads.
The modern crocodile can breathe while most of its head is submerged because of specialized airway adaptations, which scientists can now trace to the Jurassic period.
Black widow spiders are several species of arachnids in the genus Latrodectus that are known for the females' striking appearance and rumored tendency to eat their mates.
Here's a look at the differences between deductive reasoning and inductive reasoning, with examples of each type of scientific reasoning.
Authorities at Colombia's airport in Bogotá found and confiscated hundreds of arthropods that German travelers had illegally collected and stashed in a suitcase.