The actor was on set filming "Rust" when he let off a firearm, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding the film's director, Joel Souza.
The material that billows out from feeding supermassive black holes stretches for thousands of light-years "impacting anything that stands in their way."
A search for a woman in Zimbabwe led to a gruesome discovery that has shaken a community.
This is the first time astronomers have spotted evidence of a massive collision blasting apart a planet's atmosphere.
The fireball seen over the Eastern U.S. and Canada was caused by the reentry of Kosmos-2551, a Russian reconnaissance satellite.
October's full moon, a Hunter's Moon, rose on Wednesday and was marked by spectacular images posted across social media from all over the globe.
A survey found 99.9 percent of scientific studies say climate change is caused by human activity. One expert said it should be "the last word" on the subject.
The highly venomous snake was doing its best to stay hidden beneath kayaks.
In a double treat for skywatchers on Thursday, the Orionids peak in the morning, while Uranus will be seen in the evening in the light of a full moon.
Twitter users have joked that a rebranding of Facebook could see it return to its original name.
Astronomers have witnessed a white dwarf star, the stellar remnant left behind when a star like the sun dies, switch back on while feeding on a companion star.
Fisherman Chad Hester described the piebald catfish as "amazing," and told Newsweek he "never would have imagined catching one."
The death of the former secretary of state, who was vaccinated and being treated for cancer, illustrates the need for booster shots, expert says.
The fact that the solar system could be traveling through a highly magnetized filament in space may also explain mysterious rope-like structures in the sky.
The creature is the earliest known species of a group of sea scorpions called mixopterid and could have been an important predator in the shallow seas of China.
Each year on its journey around the sun, Earth passes through debris left behind by Halley's Comet, creating a spectacular light show in the upper atmosphere.
The hunting season will last nine days or until a total of 40 black bears have been killed.
Asteroid 1996 VB3 will be followed by series of other huge space rocks, including one with a diameter the same as the height of the Empire State Building.
Scientists found that if greenhouse emissions are not limited areas with rich vegetation could become barren, and some coastal regions could disappear altogether.
Food Compass is a system designed to help consumers identify healthy choices that go beyond "eat your veggies, avoid soda" one of its developers said.
The discovery of water vapor trailing the Jovian moon sets the scene for future missions that will determine if Europa could harbor life.
The efficacy of vaccination continues to be a talking point across the nation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Astronomer Carl Sagan once famously said "we are all made of star-stuff" but until now the origins of heavier elements have remained a mystery.
The structure filmed by researchers was formed as lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano reached the Atlantic and cooled to form a rocky shelf on the seafloor.
The death of the 71-year-old vet from Cape Town comes days after another fatal encounter with an elephant in Zimbabwe.
Each blast in the "river" of explosions lasts just a thousandth of a second but releases more energy than the sun produces in an entire year.
This is the first time a Jupiter-like planet that survived the death throes of its parent star has been confirmed.
"We have never seen children suffering from COVID complications like Fabiana did," said one pediatric consultant.
Active galaxies blast out powerful jets that when pointed straight at Earth are called blazars, the main sources of gamma-ray in the universe.
The nest of snakes included at least 59 infants. Female northern Pacific rattlesnakes group together to give birth from late summer through October.