Virgin Galactic's newly minted astronauts are beyond thrilled following their journey to space on the company's first fully crewed spaceflight.
Early this morning (July 11), billionaire Richard Branson and three other passengers briefly went to space for the first fully crewed spaceflight of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo spaceplane.
Virgin Galactic will broadcast the flight of its founder, Richard Branson, as he soars into space on Sunday (July 11).
Temperatures over 120 degrees Fahrenheit are part of a "heat dome" scorching the western United States.
Here's a look at the science behind SARS-CoV-2 variants and which coronavirus mutants are the most concerning in different areas.
Atoms are the building blocks of all matter in the universe, but how many are there in the part of it we can see from Earth?
Although the asteroid, Bennu, only has a 1-in-2700 chance of hitting Earth, scientists are taking the risk seriously.
A perplexing mystery about a scattered hoard of ancient Roman coins found near a river in the Netherlands has now been solved.
This Friday (July 9), we will explore the chemistry of milk plastic, (or casein plastic) in our new kids video series: Summer School with Live Science.
Analysis of a well-preserved fossil from South Africa provided a "missing puzzle piece" for the evolution of dinosaur respiration.
A cluster composed of thousands of stars may dissolve to become a mob of dozens of black holes in a billion years.
Dark matter could be even weirder than anyone thought, say cosmologists who are suggesting this mysterious substance could interact with itself in a higher dimensional universe.
Researchers found evidence of an elusive magneto-rotational hypernova explosion for the first time ever.
Paleontologists have revealed that a group of dinosaurs, known as alvarezsaurs, underwent a rapid reduction in size to adapt to widespread ecosystem changes.
The methane wafting from Enceladus may be a sign that life teems in the Saturn moon's subsurface sea, a new study reports.