When Amazon founder Jeff Bezos offered her a seat on the first crewed flight of his space tourism enterprise Blue Origin, it was an invitation aviator Wally Funk had waited six decades to receive.
An attempt to figure out how much emission Jeff Bezos' jaunt into space will produce and whether we should be concerned about it
The world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, will blast into space in his first-ever suborbital flight. But what does that mean, and does it even matter?
Pikas eat yak poop to help them survive winters at high altitudes on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau in Asia.
Here's a look at the gruesome ways pythons take down their prey, from rats and mice to spotted deer and crocodiles. See photos of the snakes in action.
After more than a month in safe mode, the Hubble Space Telescope is back online. A wonky power regulator circuit may be to blame.
Astrophysicists say our universe might be shaped like a three-dimensional donut, meaning you could point a spaceship in one direction and eventually return to where you started.
People have described extraterrestrial encounters that take place in a dreamlike state, and experiments suggest that such experiences may be lucid dreams.
A 1972 report predicted the collapse of human society by the mid-2000s. New research suggests that, yeah, we're right on track.
Theories that attempt to resolve the so-called black hole information paradox predict that black holes are much more complicated than general relativity suggests.
Asteroids as big as the one that wiped out the dinosaurs, or even bigger, used to strike ancient Earth ten times more often than previously believed, according to a new study.
Albert Einstein described Emmy Noether as a "creative mathematical genius" who, despite "unselfish, significant work over a period of many years," did not get the recognition she deserved.
Particle accelerators can help scientists measure the smallest and largest particles in the universe.
Former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is headed to space on July 20 aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. Here's how to watch the launch online.