Nearby galaxies and their black holes could hold the answers to the existential questions that remain unanswered about the beginning of the universe.
A rare carved wooden figurine thought to date from early Roman Britain has been unearthed in a waterlogged ditch north of London.
The violent eruption of an underwater volcano near the Kingdom of Tonga on Jan 15 was more powerful than 100 Hiroshima atomic bombs, NASA researchers estimate.
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.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered two gigantic sphinxes depicting King Amenhotep III, the grandfather of King Tut.
The Higgs boson particle could have kept our universe from collapsing within a larger multiverse, physicists say.
The volcanic eruption in Tonga generated pressure waves in the atmosphere that quickly spread around the world.
Scientists in Antarctica have unexpectedly spotted a sub-Antarctic penguin breeding on the southernmost continent.
The wreck of a WWII Japanese submarine that was bombed with explosives 30 years later by an angry salvager is the subject of a virtual reality video.
In the latest issue of How It Works: How we cleaned up the world's worst human-made disasters, how radar works, why we get addicted, the history of flight, and can we control the weather?
Scientists have found "compelling evidence" that Saturn's "Death Star" moon is hiding an ocean just beneath its surface.
A young female macaque fought her own mother to seize control of her troop for the first time in 70 years. Now her reign is in jeopardy.
By examining a person’s eyes, doctors might one day be able to predict that person's risk of early death, according to a new study.
Will the pandemic ever end? And will we need more boosters to enter the endemic phase of transmission?