The pioneering female astronomer worked with astronomer Kent Ford to confirm the existence of dark matter in the 1970s.
Following the announcement earlier this month that Apple would begin sharing their artificial intelligence research, the company’s AI team has already published their first scientific paper.
According to a white paper released on Tuesday, China plans to land a rover on the far side of the moon, a world first, as soon as 2018.
February's announcement confirmed a more than 100-year-old prediction by Albert Einstein and opened the door to years of future cosmic exploration.
The trillions of migrating insects weigh a combined total of 3,200 tons – the equivalent of more than 636 elephants flying overhead each year. These flying bugs offer humankind a multitude of services, scientists say.
Tosanoides obama, discovered in Hawaii's Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, joins a small club of creatures named after the president.
Campi Flegrei has not erupted since 1538. But now, there are signs it could awaken in the near future.
The winter solstice was once a high point on the astronomical calendar. Today, it is significant for the extra minutes (and eventually hours) of daylight it returns to Northern Hemisphere dwellers.
New Cretaceous bird fossils, some of the oldest in the Arctic, suggest the polar climate 90 million years ago was as warm as Florida today.
Measurements made by Europe's Swarm satellites suggest a river of liquid iron deep within the Earth.
Researchers in Switzerland used a laser gathered info about antimatter to figure out why the universe is dominated by matter.
Dozens of new discoveries along the Mekong River in Southeast Asia offer a glimmer of hope to a region under pressure from development and poaching.
Scientists hope the model will explain phenomena such as “carbon flux” – the exchange of carbon dioxide between the atmosphere, land, and ocean.
HIP68468 is a 'solar twin' of our sun, and may have consumed some of its own planets.