A long-standing theory about the “stone circles” in Scotland has been confirmed by scientists: the ancient rocks were used to track astronomical events.
On March 17, 2015, a shockwave caused by the driving force of a coronal mass ejection from the Sun struck the Earth’s magnetic field and triggered a geomagnetic storm. NASA’s Van Allen Probes have fortunately captured the effects of the storm on the radiation belts.
The year 2016 may not be over yet, but it is already becoming a year of historic weather disasters for the U.S.
Mummies could provide answers to many questions about different diseases, including cancer. In order to study ancient cancers, a scientist made her own mummy using mice.
Images of an irregular galaxy with a strange, lopsided shape was captured by NASA’s Hubble Telescope
NASA has opened the registration for the Space Robotics Challenge. A prize of $1 million will be awarded to teams who can successfully program a virtual robot to be capable of living on Mars.
A new study from NASA examines the cause of the methane “hot spot” in New Mexico and found that emissions from the oil and gas industry in the state are to blame.
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient pyramid in Kazakhstan, and it’s 1,000 years older than Egyptian pyramids.
The Tagish Lake meteorite has since baffled scientists because of its weird appearance. But a new study suggests that the meteorite may be the first visitor from the outer solar system.
Elephant poaching has been one of the biggest problems in Zimbabwe’s wildlife sanctuary. Wildlife authorities will deploy aerial drones to fight poachers.
Puerto Rico has recorded more than 10,000 Zika cases, prompting the U.S. government to declare a public health emergency in the territory.
Northern Oregon has a 20% chance of being hit by a megaquake with a magnitude of 8.0 or above in the next 50 years.
Hints of liquid water in Mars have led a group of scientists to hypothesize that the Red Planet may have been kept warm by cirrus clouds.
An international study suggested that ancient mosses might hold the answer to the age-old mystery of how oxygen filled the Earth’s atmosphere.