A major revision is required in our understanding of our Milky Way Galaxy according to an international team led by Prof Noriyuki Matsunaga of the University of Tokyo. The Japanese, South African and Italian astronomers find ...
Astronomers have managed to peer into the past of a nearby star millions of years before its famous explosion, using a telescope in remote outback Australia at a site free from FM radio interference.
Instagram on Monday said that is adding a new weapon for fighting harassment at the popular mobile app for sharing pictures and videos.
At the Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California, NASA is preparing tiny satellites the size of briefcases for a mission to Mars.
Kansas and Oklahoma, which acknowledge that humans are causing earthquakes, have shown they can stop them.
Ecologist Dirac Twidwell wants to change the way we think about prescribed burns.
New research from North Carolina State University and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) finds that choosing how to meet bioenergy goals means making trade-offs about which wildlife species and ecosystems will be most impacted. ...
In the future, people in the Himalayas will have to contend with flooding, while those in the Andes will have longer dry spells and less water. These are the conclusions drawn by ETH researchers, who have used measurement ...
A remnant population of woolly mammoths on a remote Alaska island was likely pushed to extinction by rising sea levels and a lack of access to fresh water, according to a newly published study.
Migratory birds often use warm, rising atmospheric currents to gain height with little energy expenditure when flying over long distances.