According to scientists who made the discovery, the find provides conclusive evidence that, millions of years ago, there was more than one human species.
Imagine setting global warming to music. That’s what a student at University of Minnesota has done, basing his composition on actual temperature data since 1880.
$1.5-billion project halted last month, following demonstrations. Gov. David Ige said to continue, but that one-fourth of telescopes on Mauna Kea should be removed.
A deadly heatwave has gripped India since April. The death toll has now risen to more than 1,100. Cooling monsoon rains are not expected for several more days.
Recorded live by the doom metal band Hamferð during the March 20, 2015 total eclipse of the sun above the village of Kvívík in the Faroe Islands.
On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy gave a stirring speech to a joint session of Congress declaring his intention to land humans on the moon with a decade.
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.