Decimal points are at least 150 years older than historians thought, according to newly unearthed notes from Venetian merchant Giovanni Bianchini, who practiced astrology in the 1440s.
From nebulas and black holes to baby star nurseries and ancient collisions, the universe has never looked more beautiful thanks to NASA's $10 billion-telescope.
The Norwegian island of Klosterøy is famous for its medieval monastery, but new research suggests it was important long before that.
Snakes have an evolutionary clock that ticks a lot faster than many other groups of animals, allowing them to diversify and evolve at super quick speeds, researchers have discovered.
Two X-class solar flares arrived at Earth last night and early this morning. The radiation bursts coincided with massive cellphone service outages across the U.S., but experts urge that the events may not be related.
In a lab study, scientists demonstrated that tweaking the makeup of the skin microbiome could theoretically help repel mosquitoes.
In a small study of transgender men and gender-diverse people who take testosterone, scientists found that one-third of the participants still ovulate and could therefore potentially become pregnant.
Researchers recently discovered an "incredible number" of potential new marine species, as well as a handful of hefty new seamounts while exploring the deep sea off the coast of Chile.
February's 'Snow Moon', the second full moon of 2024, will be the farthest from Earth this year and will appear the smallest in the sky when it rises on Saturday (Feb. 24).
The discovery or an ultra-tiny white dwarf could reveal how stars smaller than Jupiter are born.
We're getting an extra day on Feb. 29. But why do we need leap years and how did they come about?
Europe's ERS-2 climate satellite has burnt up over the Pacific Ocean in an uncontrolled reentry after 30 years in orbit. No damage from falling debris has been reported.
Certain gut bacteria reside in colorectal tumors, but the species differ depending on a patient's age, offering hope that our gut tenants could serve as early warning signs of cancer in young people.
Deal You can get an amazing view of the upcoming solar eclipse with a free solar filter when you pick up a new Unistellar telescope.
A recent solar flare unleashed a massive plasma plume from the sun's south pole, where these stellar eruptions rarely happen. The unusual phenomenon is a sign of the impending solar maximum.
Intuitive Machines' robotic Odysseus spacecraft snapped a few selfies with Earth in the background shortly after its Feb. 15 launch.
The northern green anaconda has been identified as a new species after genetic analysis showed it split from its southern counterpart 10 million years ago.
Remotely operated vehicle on a research dive captures close-up video of a beady-eyed gulper eel with a parasitic copepod permanently attached to its body.
First ever documented evidence of a fungus, suspected to be a Mycena species, growing on the body of a seemingly healthy frog.