Using a network of thousands of monitors, geologists realized New England isn't as peaceful as it looks.
It's easier to study planets that are closer to their suns, but how close can you get before it becomes too hot and dry for life to survive?
The galaxies had been invisible to every other instrument that ever looked at them.
Sorry, Yeti fans—all these samples from sightings of the mythological being turned out to be real animals.
Take your soundtrack out of this world with a boxed set of Earth's greatest hits.
The remarkable adaptation could save this endangered population.
Usually, space debris ends up falling to Earth over oceans and in smaller pieces, making it harder to spot.
How do you make sure a giant inflatable cartoon snowman keeps his head in the clouds? Science can help.
Humans have always been afraid of the dark, but beating it back could do more harm than good, for us and for ecosystems alike.
He says our brains just can't handle thinking about how things work from a space-based perspective.
Your guests will be thankful for how delicious some science-based tips and tricks make your pie crusts.
The clouds triggered a four-year cold snap. Talk about "winter is coming."
What if humans could take over meteor showers and make them perfect Instagram fodder?
"This thing is very strange."
About 60 tons of space dust hit Earth every day, and it could carry life away.
Earthquakes are essentially impossible to predict, and that's still true no matter what the headlines say.
The astronaut made a wish and you should too.
But don't book your tickets yet—this place is definitely too hot to handle.
They used a giant set of water vats in the mountains of Mexico to figure it out.
It's official: Plastic is utterly inescapable.
Astronomers are still figuring out what the heck happened during an explosion first spotted in 2010.