Massive river of molten iron found flowing in Earth's core
December 27, 2016, 6:58 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Scientists don't know why it's speeding up.
Huge ball of gas that could be 'cradle of life' probably smells gross
December 23, 2016, 7:29 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Sagittarius B2 is a stinky but fascinating molecular cloud near the center of our galaxy.
Decorative ring that dates to time of Robin Hood unearthed in Sherwood Forest
December 20, 2016, 4:08 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Could Robin Hood have stolen it from the rich to give to the poor?
Meteorite fragment contains bizarre crystals never seen before in nature
December 19, 2016, 3:03 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
So-called 'quasicrystals' might represent a third state of solid matter.
Killer whales vs. shark: Drone footage shows rare attack
December 18, 2016, 2:52 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Video settles who is truly atop the ocean food chain.
Physicist uses science to explain how Santa fits down chimneys
December 14, 2016, 7:58 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Here's how to explain the magic of Christmas with physics.
Mysterious rings around distant star could be evidence of new planets
December 12, 2016, 5:41 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
This might be what our solar system looked like when its planets were still forming.
Magic mushrooms could be a psychiatric wonder drug
December 3, 2016, 11:54 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Cancer patients given psilocybin experienced reduced existential distress, even at the end of life.
World's first polluted river flowed through Jordan 7,000 years ago
December 3, 2016, 9:20 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Neolithic humans may have polluted the river while first learning how to smelt.
World's highest plants discovered 20,000 feet above sea level
December 2, 2016, 6:46 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Vascular plants aren't supposed to be able to grow at such high altitudes.