NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured the comet 21/Borisov zooming through our solar system at a breakneck speed of 175,000 kilometers per hour.
The truth about UFOs is out there — and now enthusiasts and researchers will have a chance to comb through a massive trove of documents.
Federal officials are reportedly considering whether or not to seek a preliminary injunction against Facebook over antitrust concerns related to how its family of products interacts.
A sandstone slab containing dinosaur footprints might also contain the track of a sailing stone, scientists announced this week.
The Greenland ice sheet’s losses have accelerated dramatically since the 1990s and it’s now losing more than seven times as much ice per year, according to a new study.
Although social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have taken heat for spreading misinformation, it turns out that we — all of us — may be our own worst enemies in the battle against the scourge of fake news.
The universe might contain a fifth force of nature, potentially upending modern physics, according to new research.
A village in Russia’s Far North has been overrun by more than 50 polar bears.
For the very first time, scientists have found evidence of a giant planet associated with a white dwarf star.
The amount of microplastic in the world’s oceans is a million times greater than previously thought, according to alarming new research.
An ancient outbreak of bubonic plague that’s been said to have upended the world order was actually pretty tame, researchers say.
A facial deformity known as the “Hapsburg jaw,” seen in the Hapsburg dynasty of Spanish and Austrian royals, can be attributed to inbreeding.
Thanks to high-tech photography, researchers can now see previously hidden tattoos on ancient Egyptian mummies.
A surprising culprit has been fingered for very high mercury levels found in mountain lions living near the California coast — marine fog.
Blue whales, which are the largest animals known to have ever existed, see their hearts skip a beat when they grab a snack.
Insects, which pollinate flowers and break down waste, are crucial.