January 20, 2020, 8:29 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
What caused the planets to neatly divide into terrestrial and gas giants? Scientists believe they now have the answer.
This stunning image may reveal why there are no stars at the heart of our galaxy
January 10, 2020, 9:19 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
The cosmic nursery is eerily empty.
Infamous nuclear disaster site transforms into unlikely refuge for animals
January 8, 2020, 3:44 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
They would rather live with radiation than humans.
Birds and bats have strange gut bacteria, and it might help them fly
January 8, 2020, 1:54 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
They don't seem to rely on their microbiome for the same reasons we do.
Hubble celebrates 30th anniversary with gorgeous 2020 calendar
January 8, 2020, 8:26 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
'Hidden Gems' calendar is offered as a free download to commemorate the stunning accomplishments of the famed space telescope.
A beautiful thing happened after coal-fired plants were shut down in the U.S.
January 7, 2020, 3 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Plants and people prospered where the facilities once stood.
NASA mission discovers first potentially habitable Earth-sized planet
January 7, 2020, 2:10 p.m. by Ben Bolton
TESS mission data shows it's roughly 100 light-years away.
How Bear the dog is saving koalas injured in Australia's bushfires
January 7, 2020, 11:57 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Abandoned as a puppy because he was too obsessive, Bear is now saving lives.
Everything we thought we knew about dark energy might be wrong
January 6, 2020, 11:32 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Startling new research suggests that dark energy might be nothing more than a simple measurement mistake.
2020 may be the year that young people finally decide who wins elections
January 6, 2020, 12:16 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
As Generation Z heads to the polls, the demographics are shifting in their favor.
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
The mystery of our solar system's 'great divide' may finally be solved
Rare encounter with piglet squid leaves deep sea explorers at a loss for scientific words
Watch an elk herd run majestically across the Colorado foothills
This finch has a coat of many colors, but its head hue is the key
Meet the world's 8 tallest land animals