Darkened skies from a new moon will present ideal conditions to catch the fireballs.
How to survive being stuck at the airport
November 17, 2017, 1:40 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
From layovers to delays, here's how to stay sane at the airport.
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What do you get when you mix bearded men with mermaid tails? Your new favorite calendar
November 17, 2017, 1:40 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
Who needs calendars of yoga cats when you could have bearded mermen on your walls?
Elon Musk unveils Tesla's new fully electric semi truck (oh, and a new Roadster)
November 17, 2017, 12:11 p.m. by Ben Bolton
The semi can travel 500 miles between charges.
Listen to the creepy space sounds that surround Earth
November 17, 2017, 11:38 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
NASA probes recorded the spooky sounds of electrons in our atmosphere, and a new study explains how the noises are made.
Small worlds loom large in Nikon's photomicrography contest
November 17, 2017, 10:42 a.m. by Angela Nelson
The winners of annual competition will make you wish you'd paid more attention in science class.
12 studies that prove pets are good for your health
November 17, 2017, 10:26 a.m. by Sidney Stevens
Check out the ways your 4-legged friends enhance your physical and emotional health.
Trump administration to allow import of elephant trophies
November 16, 2017, 4:18 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The news comes on the heels of the formation of a Department of the Interior council on international wildlife.
Catch a glimpse of polar bear drama in Smithsonian's 'Polar Bear Town'
November 16, 2017, 3:53 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The 3-episode season considers issues of migrations, conservation and ... weddings?
How many people does it take to make a bridge wobble?
November 16, 2017, 1:02 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
A new study finds synchronized pedestrians can be a powerful and dangerous force when crossing a bridge.