Scientists have calculated the average distance between stars, but there's much more to star distribution than meets the eye.
There is a long U.S. legacy of plutocrat-funded pseudoscience. Congress just embraced it.
With the ringed planet currently perfectly positioned for observation with a small telescope, relive Voyager 2's landmark 1981 visit.
Here's the science behind why some people hate eating cilantro, which is also known as coriander.
The maned wolf, a gorgeous canine from South America, is neither a wolf nor a fox, despite resembling both.
Oxytocin may be responsible for new mothers' heightened ability to see faces in inanimate objects, but more research is needed.
Calculating the way three things orbit each other is notoriously tricky — but a new study may reveal 12,000 new ways to make it work.
This guide to the Atlantic hurricane season of 2023, includes predictions, tropical storm science, naming conventions and storm safety tips.
The Wollemi pine was thought to have gone extinct 2 million years ago until it was rediscovered by a group of hikers in 1994. Now, scientists have decoded its genome to understand how it's survived — almost unchanged — since the time of the dinosaurs.
The star T CrB flares up every 80 years. A document from 1217 could help confirm its regularity.
The risk of a rare type of brain hemorrhage may be transmissible, though the absolute risk is very low.
Scientists blast claims of two 'alien' bodies that a journalist presented to Mexico's congress.
In the agency's first public report on unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAP), NASA experts admit "we don't know what these UAP are."
Archeologists discovered the mysterious arch at the end of a narrow, underground passageway that was sealed with sediment shortly after it was built in the Middle Bronze Age.
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has detected potential traces of dimethyl sulfide, a chemical only known to be created by phytoplankton on Earth, in the atmosphere of an exoplanet believed to have its own liquid ocean.
An analysis suggests that annual temperature-related deaths in the U.S. could rise to one-third of the number caused by cancer if global warming hits 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius).
Some scientists are pushing for species named after offensive people such as Hitler to be renamed, but the official governing body that guides species renaming is opposed.