A spate of shark attacks off Hawaii raises old fears about the predators of the oceans. But humans are much more dangerous.
If you see something beautiful, you’re more likely to think that there is a higher power at work.
What is it about awe?
Scientists recently tested the power of awe and found that people who had recently viewed something spectacular or unexplainable were more likely to attribute its beauty to a non-specified “designer” as …
International space station to install high-definition cameras
From a Medieval palace in Syria to a giant rubber duck floating in Hong Kong, DigitalGlobe features its best satellite imagery of the year
Using arguments taken from antislavery efforts, a new lawsuit seeks to give chimpanzees the basic right to freedom
The cosmos are lit up year round, but as the Holiday season begins, they’re offering an especially splashy mix—from a daredevil comet to a box-like supernova to a spectacular portrait of Saturn, with a tiny Earth lurking in the …
A fatal train crash north of New York City raises fears about the safety of rail travel. But a look at the numbers shows that trains remain much safer than cars
The Jade Rabbit is expected to land on the moon in mid-December
Second delay in three days
A new paper argues against the wisdom of the U.S. declaring sovereignty over parts of the moon