The oceans are warming so fast, it's like 5 atomic bombs exploding every second
January 15, 2020, 6:12 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The rate of warming is 'relentless,' and the hottest 5 years ever recorded were the last 5.
Mysterious blind 'ghost fish' reveals Congo to be the deepest river in the world
January 13, 2020, 6:16 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's so deep there could be species lurking in its depths that we've never seen before.
Gold bar found in Mexico City park was an Aztec treasure looted by conquistadors
January 11, 2020, 2:21 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The artifact was probably dropped by conquistadors as they fled from the city.
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.
World's largest flower bloom found in remote Indonesian jungle
January 4, 2020, 1:29 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The bloom will only last for about one week before wilting.
We finally solved the mystery of why this 'boring' bird has such colorful chicks
December 30, 2019, 7:53 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Turns out, the American coot isn't as boring as it looks.
Could ancient stone circles have been conduits for lightning strikes?
December 23, 2019, 8:50 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
New evidence at the center of an ancient stone circle offers clues.
Have researchers solved Newton's three-body problem?
December 21, 2019, 7:11 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
This problem has plagued physicists ever since the laws of motion were first conceived.
Magnetic north shifting by 30 miles a year, might signal pole reversal
December 18, 2019, 11:37 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The magnetic pole is moving faster than at any time in human history, causing major problems for navigation and migratory wildlife.
Hermit crabs are dying by the millions after swapping their shells for plastic
December 14, 2019, 8:21 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers counted nearly 600,000 dead hermit crabs on one island chain alone.
Monster 75-foot wave loomed off the California coast during the holiday weekend
December 11, 2019, 5:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It was one of the tallest waves ever recorded.
Microbe that eats meteorites might hint at our alien origins
December 7, 2019, 12:04 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Similar organisms might have seeded the early Earth with life.
20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better
Watch an elk herd run majestically across the Colorado foothills
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
What are dog whiskers for?
Rare encounter with piglet squid leaves deep sea explorers at a loss for scientific words
Is fasting good for you?