Harvard-led team say a thin layer of silica aerogel could insulate the planet's surface.
More than 4,000 planets beyond our solar system have been discovered since the first in 1992.
The lizard has been named after a Vedic god that was swallowed whole by a dragon during a battle.
Scientists will use FAST to look for magnetic fields on exoplanets—a sign life could exist there.
Scientists used muon radiography to scan a 12 meter building hidden beneath the ground in the fortress of Naryn-Lala.
Skull discovered in a cave in Southern Greece has been identified as Homo sapiens.
The Atlantic Manta is the biggest species of ray in the world, reaching up to 30 feet in width in rare cases.
Two strong earthquakes hit Southern California on July 4 and 5.
NOAA scientists witnessed the event while searching for World War Two shipwreck the Bloody Marsh.
Image was posted to Twitter and has now been shared over 1,000 times.
USGS scientist addresses spike in internet searches for Yellowstone caldera after the quakes.
The enormous undersea mountain is an ocean plateau rather than a shield volcano, scientists say.
Nieves penitentes on Earth's second highest volcano could offer insight in the search for extraterrestrial life.
Scientists have identified genetically inherited gut microbes that regulate how much methane a cow produces.
The kauri tree, found in New Zealand, lived over 40,000 years ago.
The South Pacific Gyre is home to a spaceship graveyard, plastic pollution—and very little else.
Researchers say skull found in a Transylvania cave is clear evidence of interpersonal violence among ancient Europeans.
Researchers have studied the genomes of 10 individuals from the ancient port of Ashkelon.
The only total solar eclipse of 2019 will take place on July 2.
The case follows the death of Sam Ballard, who recently died from rat lungworm after eating a garden slug for a dare at a party.
The step pyramid where Djoser was buried was built over 4,600 years ago.
Study says odd characteristics of the cigar-shaped space rock can be explained through a host of natural phenomena.
The former NASA astronaut has told of a conversation he had with the renowned scientist.
This is the first time the location of a one-off fast radio burst has been detected.
The conference about a "major new science mission" will be held at 4 p.m. EDT.
Remains belonging to one of the biggest birds that ever lived have been discovered in a cave in Crimea.
Researchers say their findings at the 'Ein Qashish site show open-air sites may have been more important to Neanderthals than previously thought.
Previously, only a handful of lakes locked beneath the ice had been identified.
The arch that connects Greenland and Ellesmere Island normally breaks up in June or July.