Why corals are always surrounded by a halo of sand
April 26, 2019, 1:13 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Scientists believe they're one step closer to figuring out the forces behind these unusual formations.
Meet 'Steve,' a strange ribbon of light that appears in the night sky
April 26, 2019, 12:27 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The colorful glow may resemble an aurora, but Steve is in a class of his own.
Why one of the world's largest emperor penguin colonies is collapsing
April 25, 2019, 12:03 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Sea-ice changes at the Halley Bay colony has caused a once massive breeding site to all but disappear, say scientists.
Are SpaceX's dreams of sending humans to space on hold?
April 22, 2019, 5:08 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The private space race to send humans to the ISS and beyond is about to enter a new nail-biting phase.
England's 'cosmic census' reveals scale of light pollution
April 18, 2019, 11:14 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
English star count draws attention to the threat of light pollution.
After the fire, the fate of Notre Dame's relics comes into view
April 16, 2019, 1:38 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
While many of the cathedral's precious centuries-old relics were saved from the flames, the fate of some remains unknown.
NASA's Twins Study reveals how a year in space affects the human body
April 12, 2019, 11:21 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Studying the genetic differences between twins Scott and Mark Kelly, NASA gets some unexpected results.
Israeli moon lander prepares for historic touchdown
April 9, 2019, 2:39 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The Beresheet spacecraft is expected to land on the moon's surface on April 11.
Mother dog and 9 puppies discovered at landfill are getting the care they need
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
This map tells you exactly what lies on the other side of the ocean
Giant squid caught on camera in U.S. waters
A new material that's part plastic and part rock is forming on this Portuguese island
It's time to stop releasing balloons