The Cassini spacecraft passed above Dione’s surface Monday at a mere 295 miles, making it the fifth close encounter with the moon during its mission at Saturn.
Researchers at the University of Toronto have identified a process in the way that cells assemble proteins that may have sparked the evolution of mammalian brains to be among the most developed in the animal kingdom.
Massive planets like Jupiter and Saturn may have started as tiny pebbles, according to planetary scientists at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colo.
Danny is only the fourth named storm of the 2015 storm season and the first official hurricane of the year.
Florida is no stranger to sinkholes. Some 6,500 Floridians file sinkhole-related insurance claims each year.
Scientists measured the elbow joints of carnivores dating back across 37 million years to determine how hunting styles have evolved.
The first-ever discovery of a salamander in amber was intriguing for scientists since it suggests salamanders once lived in a region where they no longer exist.