Thunderstorms that strike by night are a mysterious phenomenon. Scientists are burning the midnight oil this summer in search of some answers.
A man was arrested in Hawaii for allegedly arranging to buy six pairs of military-grade night-vision goggles from an undercover federal agent and trying to export them to China, court documents show.
For millennia, human beings have stared up at the night sky and stood in awe of the Milky Way. Today, stargazers and amateur astronomers continue in this tradition, knowing that what they are witnessing is in fact a collection ...
A study by researchers at the University of St Andrews has shed new light on the hunting behaviour of sharks using 'black box' technology.
Kenyan wildlife officers launched a secure radio system Wednesday in their battle to protect elephants and rhinos, aiming to outwit poachers who listen in on wardens' communications.
On a telescope at the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii, it's not easy to put in a full night of work. At 14,000 feet, you're operating at only 60% of the oxygen available at sea level, which makes concentrating difficult. Top ...
Artificial night time light from sources such as street lamps affects the growth and flowering of plants and even the number of insects that depend on those plants for food, a study published today confirms.
When it comes to buying things, our brains can't see the big, black-and-white forest for all the tiny, colorful trees.
Drivers want more collision-prevention technology in their cars, but there is a limit to how much they will pay.
SpaceX has released dramatic footage of its booster rocket trying to land on a floating ocean barge after a launch—an unprecedented attempt that ended in a fiery explosion.