Bam! Yikes! Do you – and your dog – have astraphobia?
Imagine you’re paddle-boarding, and an orca – killer whale – pops up on the ocean surface near you. Two amazing and beautiful videos, here.
The tools, whose makers may or may not have been some sort of human ancestor, date back to 3.3 million years ago.
As Pavlof Volcano poured out lava and ash, ISS astronauts managed to capture these seldom-seen oblique views of the volcano.
Nano particles in sunscreens have been found to harm marine worms, crustaceans, algae, fish and mussels. A new study shows their negative effect on sea urchin embryos, too.
… she’s going to want to take a picture. An octopus at a New Zealand aquarium trains a camera on visiting tourists.
There’s a cosmic speed limit that unfortunately means we won’t be firing up warp drive anytime soon.
The global average concentration of the greenhouse gas surpassed 400 parts per million in March for the first time since record-keeping began.
Scientists, philosophers, historians, journalists, agency administrators and activists grapple with what it means to ‘save nature’ in the Anthropocene.
While he sings, watch what’s going on inside his head.
Happy May Day! A few words about this annual celebration, whose roots are in astronomy.
May’s birthstone, the emerald, is a type of beryl colored green by chromium. Perfect emeralds are among the rarest of gemstones.
April showers brought these rainbows. Enjoy these awesome photos from our friends!
It’s their active season. Here are ten things to know about these venomous spiders that like to live where we do.
Share pics and video of your favorite places on Earth to social media with hashtag #NoPlaceLikeHome.
April 22, 1970 – Arbor Day – was the first Earth Day. Today, a common practice in celebration of Earth Day is still to plant new trees.
Sharks are incredibly unlikely to bite you. They’re even less likely to kill you. However, we remain fascinated with their ability – and occasional proclivity – to do just that.
The word for it is “petrichor.” It’s the name of an oil that’s released from Earth into the air before rain begins to fall.
Encounters between sperm whales and ROVs – remotely operated underwater vehicles – are rare. Watch this video, posted April 14.
Satellite view makes clear how unlucky the 150 people of the town of Fairdale were on April 9.