Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Sat, Dec 07, 2013 8:15 AM
Redditors go beyond ligers and zonkeys in the surreal /HybridAnimals thread.
From surreal icy landscapes to a dog getting hit in the face with a snowball, these pictures will remind you of the joy of winter weather.
Divorce is mostly unique to humans, though some mostly monogamous species have been known to call it quits after years together.
Pilot whales are prone to stranding themselves more often due to the potential of an entire pod following one sick whale.
Those who have followed Mandela's life highlight his achievements as a leader and his challenges as a husband and parent.
Although Venus is very bright, it is also very low in the sky, so you'll want to find a low southwestern horizon for the best view.
These shifting cells of heat are responsible for the sun's 11-year cycle of sunspots.
The privately funded team and its lightweight spacecraft are in the running for the $40 million Google Lunar X Prize.
The answer might surprise you.
Most animals aren't self-aware, so when they see their reflections, they often react as if another creature has suddenly appeared.
A recent study shows that gophers may have been behind the 8 feet tall, 30 feet wide mounds that cover Washington's prairie land.
More than 10,000 hours of video shot over 3,000 days in 12 countries captures never-before-seen examples of animal behavior and interaction.
Scientists say they are a step closer to making synthetic gasoline from carbon dioxide.
The annual event commemorates the victims of Kobe's Great Hanshin Earthquake, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake that claimed more than 6,000 lives in 1995.
A new time-lapse video examines Earth — and us — from more than 200 miles above the surface, offering a hypnotic glimpse of what it's like to soar through orbit.
The linking of electrons could help bridge the gap between quantum mechanics and general relativity.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.