A partial skull from a cave in northern Israel sheds light on the first modern humans to walk out of Africa and their interbreeding with Neanderthals.
Widespread winter storm conditions in northeastern U.S. New York not affected as strongly as expected, but strong effects farther north in Boston. Both cities come to a standstill.
Asteroid 2004 BL86 came closer than any known asteroid this large until 2027. Information and photos of the asteroid, plus links to more.
What happened when scientists realized aerosol sprays were harming Earth’s ozone layer, plus … an update on the Antarctic ozone hole.
Three moon shadows at once on Jupiter Friday night! It won’t happen again for U.S. observers until the year 2032. You can also watch online.
Once you watch this video, you’ll understand why people have been practicing meditation for thousands of years.
It’s very cool. Hear the sounds of space exploration history!
If you love extreme weather, outer space and photography, you’ll love this image of lightning inside Cyclone Bansi in the Indian Ocean, taken from ISS.
NASA, NOAA, and Japan Meteorological Agency all report 2014 as Earth’s warmest year since modern-day record-keeping began in 1880.
Like all Antarctic journeys in the early 1900s, the search for magnetic south was grueling. The outcome was unclear, but the effort is still remembered today.