Scientists have seen signs of 'pre-biotic compounds' on the nearby dwarf planet Ceres, teasing the possibility of life.
Gene editing technology may literally open up a shortcut to resurrecting the woolly mammoth, but some scientists argue doing so would be risky and unethical.
Move over SpaceX. The United Arab Emirates has plans for a large Martian settlement, too.
A newly rediscovered essay by the famed British prime minister written on the eve of World War II discussed the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe.
Several decades of thrift and perseverance are paying off for the country's space agency.
Measuring changes in stars, an international team of astronomers has discovered dozens of new planets. They've made the data public, giving amateur astronomers a chance to find a planet for themselves.
Time stamp in a jar: The intensity of the Earth's magnetic field spiked suddenly in the 8th century BC, according to a new analysis of ancient ceramic jar handles.
A study in Nature Physics paints the most complete picture yet of the first six to ten hours of a supernova some 160 million light-years from Earth.
Histioteuthis heteropsis, a.k.a. the cockeyed squid, has two eyes of vastly different sizes, which point in totally different directions. That's far from a deformity, though, scientists say.
A proposed lander would be the first on-site mission tasked with searching for life since the 1970s.
Not yet, and the reasons go beyond a love of honey.
Scroll-related artifacts in a newly discovered Dead Sea cave open a new chapter in the history of the ancient documents, as well as potential political conflict.
Friday night promises to treat residents of the Americas to a full moon, comet, and partial lunar eclipse all on one night.