Astronomers discover black hole that wobbles, puffs and pulls on spacetime
May 1, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The extraordinary discovery confirms yet another piece of Einstein's theory of general relativity.
Auroras are a real drag on satellites, study finds
April 30, 2019, 8:17 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying these these dazzling light shows say high-altitude versions can act as detrimental 'speed bumps' for orbiting satellites.
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.
Squirrels rely on birds to let them know when it's safe to go out
Why a beluga's squishy head is so special
8 creative techniques to keep coral reefs alive
Scientists discover 'monster' black hole that 'should not even exist'
Radar uncovers another Viking ship in Norway
These birds prove you don't need a big brain for a complex social life