A document thought to have been handwritten by Galileo Galilei is in fact a 20th-century fake.
Authorities have linked the discovery of a foot inside a shoe to a previously unreported death in Yellowstone National Park on July 31.
At 'supercriticality,' the difference between the liquid and gas phases of a material seems to disappear. New research finds that this weird tipping point may be simpler than scientists thought.
If you're in a random group of people, what are the chances that two of the people will have the same birthday?
The holes form a straight line and appear at regularly repeating distances, and they are surrounded by tiny mounds of sediment.
Legend has it that the soul weighs 21 grams, but science can neither prove the existence of the soul nor weigh one.
Here's what the science says about whether everyone or only those with the right genes can wiggle their ears.
Soda's effervescence comes from processes that super-saturate the liquid with carbon dioxide, which later escapes from the soft drink as tiny, effervescent bubbles.
A new optical illusion, the "expanding hole," tricks 86% of people into seeing a growing dark region in the center of the stationary image.
Engineers have designed a mini robot crab that can be made to walk sideways using lasers. The tiny eight-legged critter is the world's smallest remote-controlled robot.
When you're tackling the baseboards with a dust cloth, is what you're mopping up mostly your own dead skin? That's only a little bit true.
Pentagon officials speaking at the first public hearing on UFOs since the 1960s have shown previously classified footage of an unidentified aerial phenomenon (UAP).
The U.S. Congress is set to hold its first public hearing on UFOs since the 1960s on Tuesday (May 17). Here's what to expect.
Burning is the release of energy, and some materials like metals, can absorb energy better than others, such as wood.