'Scary Barbie' is an incredibly bright cosmic object that has been burning for two years, and it has yet to sputter out.
By surgically attaching electrodes to octopuses, researchers have been able to peer inside the cephalopods’ minds for the very first time.
The first complete image of a black hole and its jet has captured a never-before-seen view of how the cosmic monster traps and spits out matter.
Physicists have placed part of a sapphire crystal into a quantum superposition, making it the heaviest object to show quantum effects, in a new take on Erwin Schrödinger's famous cat experiment.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating the April 20 launch of SpaceX’s Starship amid claims the launch smashed windows and rained ash on the habitats of endangered animals.
The crescent moon, Venus and the Pleiades will reach conjunction during the peak of the Lyrid meteor shower this Saturday. Here's how to watch the stunning show.
SpaceX's Starship launched on the first of many test flights it will undergo before it is ready to ferry astronauts to the moon.
A blinding flash of light set off air raid alerts across Ukraine’s capital city. Officials at first thought it was a falling NASA satellite, but the space agency has said it isn’t.
The enormous Starship rocket, set for launch today, can carry ten times the payload of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets.
The RHESSI satellite, which monitored the sun for nearly two decades, is set to crash to Earth at 9:30 p.m. EDT today.
A rare hybrid solar eclipse will appear over Oceania and Southeast Asia on Thursday, April 20. Here's what it means and how to watch it.
A new study suggests that people can misremember events mere seconds, or even fractions of a second after they happen.
Astronomers have used machine learning to sharpen the 2019 Event Horizon Telescope image of the black hole M87*, the first direct image of a black hole ever taken.
Light produced just 380,000 years after the Big Bang was warped by the universe's dark matter exactly the way Einstein predicted it would be.
The Benin Bronzes were made from rings used to purchase slaves in Africa. Now, scientists have found that most of the metal was mined in western Germany.
The James Webb Space Telescope detected what may be the oldest known black hole in the universe by deconstructing faint glimmers of light from close to the dawn of time.
The names of the four astronauts who will make a trip around the moon on the upcoming Artemis 2 mission were announced by NASA.
Three species of marine worm have been described by scientists in Japan, who named them after folkloric demons because of their spooky glow.
A new model has predicted that Earth's population is likely to decrease in all scenarios across the next century and will peak nowhere near the 11 billion previously forecast.
Astronomers used gravitational lensing and supercomputers to identify the colossal black hole, which is among the largest ever found.
Scientists detected water trapped inside glass spherules on the moon after analyzing soil samples brought back by China's Chang'e-5 mission.
Five locks taken from Ludwig van Beethoven's head have revealed that he may likely have died from liver disease, not lead poisoning as was previously thought.
Signatures of neutrinos, or ghostly particles that rarely interact with others, were tentatively spotted in the Large Hadron Collider in 2021. Now, physicists have confirmed they are real.
Scientists have found uracil, one of the key building blocks for RNA, on the 200 million-mile-distant asteroid Ryugu