Astronomers just detected the largest explosion in our universe since the Big Bang
February 27, 2020, 3:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The explosion was 5 times more energetic than anything seen before.
Physicists just 'held' an individual atom for the first time
February 20, 2020, 6:44 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The groundbreaking quantum experiment could allow us to build things on the atomic level.
Australian Aboriginal tale might be the oldest story ever told
February 19, 2020, 1:11 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
New evidence suggests this same story has been passed on for 37,000 years.
Why are so few infants getting sick from coronavirus?
February 15, 2020, 10:19 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Scientists are at a loss to explain why infants seem largely resistent to the pandemic.
Why flying at lower or higher altitudes might reduce the climate impact of air travel
February 14, 2020, 11:24 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Only a small fraction of flights would need to adjust their altitudes to achieve the effect, new research suggests.
A spider's web is part of its mind, new research suggests
February 12, 2020, 5:34 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It might mean that spiders possess an extraordinary kind of consciousness.
World's largest honey bee makes rare hallucinogenic honey
February 7, 2020, 1:15 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Harvesters scale Himalayan cliffs to collect this rare honey.
This one cave salamander stayed completely still for 7 years, but it wasn't dead
February 6, 2020, 5:27 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Maybe it was on a meditation retreat.
Sand dunes may be 'communicating' with one another
February 4, 2020, 8:37 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Whispers in the dunes? Scientists find evidence that sand dunes are coordinating their movements.
Majestic neon 'sky dunes' are a newly discovered form of the northern lights
January 30, 2020, 2:42 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The new auroral form was discovered by amateur stargazers.
Bizarre dinosaur tracks make it look like these behemoths did handstands
January 28, 2020, 12:06 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Why do some dinosaur tracks only show the front feet?
Yosemite's 'firefall' has become too popular
What to see in the night sky in February
Coyote finds old dog toy, acts like a puppy
How to get your home and family ready for a coronavirus outbreak
The world's largest privately owned giant sequoia forest is now protected
It's time to stop releasing balloons