'Balaur bondoc,' a new species of dinosaur discovered in Romania, is a close relative of Velociraptor, but developed several striking evolutionary differences because it lived on an island.
The Meteoritical Society meets this week in New York to discuss all things space rock.
Just a couple thousand years ago, the world's largest rat, weighing more than the average house cat, scuttled about what is now East Timor of Southeast Asia.
Amateur astronomers gathered last Saturday in New York City's Battery Park for an evening of stargazing as part of the 2010 World Science Festival.
'Race to the End of the Earth,' the new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York, recounts the momentous and deadly race between two explorers to be the first to reach the South Pole.
'Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo' documents Japan's fascination with insects.
This quirky book posits taxidermy as a window into cultural history.
Tilikum, the killer whale that drowned a trainer at Sea World in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday has been involved in three human fatalities. The orca, who was originally captured in the wild, may have been under high levels of stress.
A lively account of the ‘exile’ of Pluto, everyone’s favorite ex-planet.