Nearly 50 years after Francois Englert and Peter Higgs did their work, they were recognized by science’s top award for helping to explain why the universe exists
A probe is being designed to fly into the sun—and, more impressively, fly out again.
Shifting to a grid powered by mostly by renewable sources proves an expensive, and environmentally dirty, project.
A new study presents convincing evidence that an Earthly spacecraft is now wandering among the stars
Late for the first hurricane, but not the latest
This video released by NASA shows a small comet crashing into the sun. The video was captured by the European space agency “SOHO” space telescope.
The explosion that follows is called “coronal mass ejection” – basically a giant solar flare.
An Internet pitch starring a compelling spokes-kid creates a sensation
A virus as big as a bacterium is like a mouse as big as an elephant—and scientists just found one
The best two things you can say about this video NASA just posted of its proposed asteroid capture mission is that it’s insanely cool to watch and it will cost you only 4 minutes and 42 seconds of your life. The worst you can say is that it will cost taxpayers billions of dollars in development costs before it is ultimately discarded as …
The unusually powerful tornado that killed more than 30 people in Oklahoma naturally raises worries that climate change could be bringing stronger storms. But the science doesn’t yet support that.