Aboriginals settled Australia 50,000 years ago, establishing geographic patterns that persist to this day, report scientists citing hair samples as evidence.
An experiment in Peru simulating conditions on Mars demonstrated that the hearty tubers can thrive even under the harsh conditions similar to those found on the Red Planet.
Two teams have created a new form of matter, opening up a whole new realm of physics.
While astronomers crave more powerful telescopes and planetary scientists demand orbiters, landers, and rovers, quantum physicists want lower temperatures and microgravity.
Scientists say the light emitted from this dust likely traveled some 13.2 billion light-years to reach Earth.
While SpaceX pursues an accelerated path to the moon and beyond, Jeff Bezos maintains that small, incremental progress will help Blue Origin prosper in the long run.
Experts say China's space-exploration plans are part scientific ambition, part symbol of national prowess.
The relative visibility of yellow cabs make them 9 percent less likely to be rear-ended than blue ones, a large-scale study of taxis in Singapore has found.
The Amazon founder tweeted a pair of photos of Blue Origin's BE-4 engine, which he says will help 'end American dependence' on Russian rocket engines.
A new study finds that Earth-bound telescopes can more quickly detect the arrival of potentially hazardous particles from the sun than ones in orbit, adding extra time to protect spacefarers.
NOAA's GOES-16 weather satellite released the first images from a new instrument that tracks lightning storms on Earth.
The giant panda's distinct coloring is loved by wildlife enthusiasts, but researchers have never had a satisfactory explanation as to what made their coloring pattern so unique – until now.
A small breeding population may have doomed the last mammoths, a confirmation of gene and population theory that could change how we think about conservation efforts today.