A post-mortem examination conducted by the Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme suggests the animal was killed deliberately.
Astronomers have measured the spin rate of five, distant supermassive black holes for a study published in the Astrophysical Journal.
Yesterday, the region experienced its strongest earthquake for two decades when a 6.4 magnitude tremor struck near the community of Ridgecrest.
In total, the bloom weighs a staggering 20 million tons, according to an international team of scientists.
The vessels—which are thought to be the graves of high-status individuals—could potentially date back to the Viking Age.
The salmonella bacteria can cause symptoms including diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps, according to the CDC.
The palace site, known as Kemune, was until recently covered by water from a reservoir, according to archaeologists.
Steamboat is the world's tallest currently active geyser, capable of shooting jets of boiling hot water more than 300 feet into the air.
July is set to be a stellar month for sky watchers with the arrival of both a "black moon" and a "thunder moon."
Total solar eclipses occur when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and the Earth, casting a shadow over certain parts of the planet.
Chlamydia in koalas can lead to blindness, infertility and death. The disease is an important factor in the population declines that the species is experiencing.
The exploding star system is located around 7,500 light years away in the constellation Carina (The Ship's Keel.)
Our universe is made up of three spatial dimensions—width, depth and height—as well as the additional dimension of time.
The "equatorial cold tongue" extends from Peru far into the western Pacific, across around a quarter of the Earth's circumference.
The Aorounga crater measures 7.8 miles in diameter and is thought to have been created by the fragment of an asteroid that struck Earth less than 345 million years ago.
Around 30 years ago, researchers first detected gamma-ray emissions inside storms that are now associated with lightning. But what is the nature of the relationship between the two phenomena?
The volcano—located in the North Pacific—has long been dormant, with its last eruption occurring in 1924.
Titan, Saturn's largest moon, is covered in lakes filled with liquid hydrocarbons, such as methane and ethane.
The remains have been placed inside one of 24 satellites set to be launched by the rocket later this evening.
The Space Test Program-2 mission, organized by the Department of Defense, will launch 24 satellites into orbit.
This is only the second time in history that a giant squid has been filmed in its natural deep sea habitat.
The soft drink industry generates vast amounts of waste product. Could some of this be put to good use?
Several animal species have evolved the ability to change color in order to stay hidden from predators.
The technology has the potential to revolutionize navigation in space and usher in a new era of exploration to far-flung worlds.
The Celts were a widespread group of ancient peoples who first appeared in central Europe around 3,000 years ago.
The findings suggest that these early large, complex lifeforms were more like modern animals than previously thought.
The Teegarden star—a red dwarf with a mass less than a tenth that of the sun—is located just 12.5 light-years away in the constellation Aries.
Breakthrough Listen is a program designed to search for evidence of alien life by scouring the the skies for distant radio signals.
The asteroid will come within around 1.82 million miles of our planet, or around 7.5 times the distance between the Earth and the Moon.
Michael Collins was a crew member of the historic Apollo 11 mission, alongside Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.