The ozone hole over Antarctica has shrunk to its smallest size yet. Here's why.
The Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to three scientists for unraveling the structure and history of the universe and for changing our perspective of Earth’s place in it.
This Astromech Droid from a galaxy far, far away can be yours for $39.99, which is 60 percent off the normal listing.
Hurricane Florence, downgraded to a Category 2 storm with sustained winds of up to 110 mph (175 km/h), is getting closer to the coast of North Carolina.
A fireball that streaked across the sky above the Thule Air Base in Greenland on July 25 was notable for not only the 2.1 kilotons of energy it released but also the stir it caused on social media.
After a 25-year gap, the federal government may fund the search for intelligent aliens with $10 million for the next two years.
Here's the numerical and cosmic gymnastics Meade used to come up with today's apocalypse — one that, of course, will not come to be.
A flat-Earth conspiracy theorist named Mike Hughes finally lifted off our spherical planet's surface into the skies aboard a self-made, steam-powered rocket Saturday (March 24).
In an online publication, this astronomer reports the detection of a very bright object in the night sky that wasn't there before. Turns out, he's thousands of years late for this discovery.
One of the world's most brilliant minds, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has died. Here, we honor the man who changed the way we look at the universe.
One of the brightest minds, Stephen Hawking has died at age 76. As we mourn his death and celebrate his life, here's a look back at some of his most intriguing words.
Earth's magnetic poles, whatever they're doing, are not going to spark chaos and kill us all — a scenario making the rounds online right now.
These amazing images of Saturn were created by enthusiasts from the public data available from the Cassini spacecraft.
Aliens are among us. That's the gist of comments made by billionaire space entrepreneur Robert Bigelow on CBS' "60 Minutes" last night. But how likely is this claim to be true?
Today's Google Doodle honors an intricate and mysterious astronomical computer found at the bottom of the Aegean Sea aboard a Roman cargo ship in 1902.
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