Pluto's tiny moon, Charon, is being 'spray painted' by methane and other gases escaping from Pluto's atmosphere, resulting in red spots on its poles.
Using fossilized skin, paleontologists revealed the color and markings of Psittacosaurus, a discovery that helped them determine its habitat as well.
A new study supports the theory that the moon's gravitational pull can contribute to earthquakes.
Scientists with NASA are set to begin a three-year mission that they hope will provide a better understanding of reef conditions.
California is the first US state to ban breeding killer whales in captivity, as a new law caps years of debate about ethical animal treatment.
The ESA's Gaia satellite has gathered data on 1.14 billion stars, a step toward the goal of creating a 3-D map of the Milky Way galaxy.
A new linguistic study suggests that biology could play a role in the invention of human languages.
The latest viral optical illusion is a variation on the classic 'Hermann Grid' illusion. Most people can only see a couple of the 12 dots in the grid at a time.
A batch of newly discovered quasars, among the most distant objects in our universe, could yield new insights about the little-understood era of recombination.
Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society used satellite and survey data to conclude that human interference has led to a 10 percent decline in wilderness on Earth over the last few decades.
According to a report from NASA, August 2016 was the hottest August on the planet – at least, since scientists began keeping records in the 1880s.
New images from NASA's Curiosity rover display the beauties of sloping buttes and layered rock formations on the Red Planet.