It's not just that your mom encourages second helpings.
The black hole at the heart of our galaxy booted a star clear across the Milky Way
November 13, 2019, 3:08 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
The star, traveling at nearly 4,000 miles per hour, won't take long to exit the galaxy.
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Waterlogged Venice reels from highest tide in 50 years
November 13, 2019, 2:38 p.m. by Lindsey Reynolds
More than 85% of Venice is submerged as high tides swept into the city, with locals and tourists scrambling for safety.
Russia releases last belugas from overcrowded 'whale jail'
November 13, 2019, 2:05 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Initial reports of ice-encrusted enclosures, rotten food and animals sick with infections sparked an international outcry.
What we're learning about Arrokoth, formerly known as Ultima Thule
November 13, 2019, 12:30 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
NASA has released some initial results from the first-ever up-close flyby of a Kuiper Belt space rock.
Scientists detect a massive thermonuclear explosion from outer space
November 12, 2019, 2:42 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
In 20 seconds, it produced 10-days' worth of our sun's energy.
Meet the chevrotain, the small and secretive mouse deer
November 12, 2019, 11:18 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The mouse deer. Or the pig deer. Or the little goat. Whatever you call the chevrotain, this is a truly distinct looking (and tiny!) ungulate.