Copernicus broke open the medieval idea of an enclosed, Earth-centered universe. He set the stage for all of modern astronomy.
This year’s Chinese New Year – February 18-19 – rings in the Year of the Sheep (Goat, Ram). Gong Xi Fa Ca, y’all.
On this Valentine’s Day 2015, what the world of science suggests about the mystery we call love.
Why do we kiss? Well, duh, because it feels good. But why does it feel good?
On February 13, 1923, Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to break the sound barrier, was born in Myra, West Virginia.
Coolest space launch ever! Watch what happened when a spacecraft launch destroyed a sundog, in the process bringing to light a new form of ice halo.
A lunar tetrad – four total lunar eclipses in a row – began on April 15, 2014. The last total lunar eclipse happened on October 8, 2014, and the next will take place on April 4, 2015.
During the Great Meteor Procession of February 9, 1913, bright meteors were seen to cross the sky on stately, nearly identical paths.
What would happen to our planet if all us humans – for some reason – suddenly vanished? Here’s AsapSCIENCE’s take on it.
It crossed a dangerous strait between Wales in western Great Britain – and an island that had become a place to catch the ferry to Ireland.