A high-tech laboratory located one kilometer underground will be used in an attempt to detect the never-seen-before elusive dark matter.
Newly discovered properties of the star Proxima Centauri supports the theory that life could thrive in its orbiting exoplanet.
It seems Harry Potter's greatest achievement may not be bringing peace to the Wizarding World after defeating Voldemort. It may all lie in his impact to his audience, and how his stories fight prejudice.
President Obama has just signed legislation that may heighten tensions with Russia and China and potentially launch the country on an expensive and ambitious effort to build space-based defense systems.
A famous astronomer made the discovery of the spiral galaxy in the Hunting Dog constellation two centuries ago. But it was only today that the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope chased down the galaxy to reveal more information about it.
The crew aboard the International Space Station are also celebrating the holidays in microgravity. They even sent a video from the ISS to Earth to commemorate the event.
The Cassini spacecraft that is currently performing its ring-grazing orbits in Saturn's rings managed to capture the beauty of lesser-explored moons Mimas and Pandora.
The 15-foot alligator which has caught the social media's attention for its gargantuan size back in May has once again resurfaced at the Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto, Florida.
Diamonds come into play to create ultra-thin electrical wires.
Researchers identified a key cellular protein that could potentially be exploited to work as a possible treatment for neurodegenerative diseases, such as Huntington's, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
There could be endless of other life forms in the infinite worlds out in space. Scientists figure it's time to say hello.
Killer whale found off the shore of Sunshine Coast died due to blunt-force trauma.
World's fastest land animal is sprinting its way to extinction, with only 7,100 individuals globally.
2016 has been a crazy year, and it's about to end on a crazier note after scientists discovered six more signals originating from a place in deep space, outside our galaxy.
It can be remembered that the Cassini probe is currently doing a good job of studying Saturn for us. The beautiful planet is just site of a next big expedition, however, as a new spacecraft will be on the lookout for alien life forms.