Using gravitational waves to approximate pi, physicists see no problem with Einstein's theory of general relativity.
A new paper used an advanced "Bayesian" model to show that the emergence of intelligent life on Earth was probably a lucky break.
Bats carry a lot of viruses, some of which make people sick. So why don't bats get sick from these pathogens?
Russia launched a military satellite to orbit on Friday (May 22), and the mission generated plenty of drama in the downward direction as well.
Researchers using China's huge new FAST radio telescope are piecing together a technological strategy to carry out a major and sweeping search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).
What if one of the strangest, most unsettling findings in particle physics turned out to be an illusion? A new study suggest a simple physical explanation for a mysterious event.
A potential coronavirus vaccine developed in China appeared safe and able to generate an immune response after an early trial in more than 100 people.
In this special episode of Life's Little Mysteries, we'll give you the latest news and answer frequently asked questions about the new coronavirus and COVID-19.
A massive, rotating disk galaxy that first formed just 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang, could upend our understanding of galaxy formation, scientists suggest in a new study.
The CDC and several states have been reporting COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody test results together.
A mysterious inflammatory syndrome tied to COVID-19 that has been reported in children is now also turning up in young adults in their early 20s.
A highly detailed digital replica of the face of England's King Henry VII offers a glimpse of how the monarch may have looked in life.
Scientists used sonar and gravimeters to measure the gargantuan Pūhāhonu volcano in Hawaii — and it's the world's biggest.