Archaeologists have found evidence that claims Neanderthal's did not have difficult and short childhood.
A cosmic diamond! That is exactly what a powerful telescope in Chile captured. The stunning image of a planetary nebula released by the European Southern Observatory (ESCO) creates the illusion of a diamond ring.
As millions of sky watchers are eagerly awaiting the April 15th total lunar eclipse, first of the two total lunar eclipses of this year, North Americans will receive an added treat of viewing the eclipse to full extent.
The fossil of a shrimp-like creature that lived nearly 520 million years ago, unearthed with preserved heart and blood vessels, now represents the oldest-known cardiovascular system.
A group of tourists has filmed two massive oarfish within the shallow, coastal waters of Baja, Mexico.
A new image of a bright spot captured by NASA rover Curiosity sparked a massive online uproar among UFO enthusiasts.
The Smithsonian Museum is in for a treat. A T. rex skeleton that was originally found in Montana will soon be heading to the facility to be put on display for the next 50 years.
Researchers from Sarah Lawrence have discovered that the white-footed mouse may be a perfect host for the tiny, bloodsucking parasites that harbor Lyme disease--a tick-borne illnesses more commonly seen in the Northern hemisphere, that affects roughly 30,000 people in the United States each year, ac...
Niijima is Japan’s newest island located in the Philippine Sea that has consistently grown in size since its inception in November. A NASA satellite image from March 30 has now found that Niijima merged with nearby island Nishino-shima.
New research has shown carbon dioxide levels may negatively impact crops, which could mean a less than optimistic future for our world's food supplies.
Last week, the closest star to Earth emitted an M-class solar flares into the depths of space. This spectacular event was captured by NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory.