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Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Here’s the historic probability for one, in the U.S.
Large-scale forest fires started by prehistoric hunter-gatherers are probably the reason Europe is not more densely forested, says a new study.
Tycho Brahe is known for his partying, his prosthetic nose, and for being one of the greatest astronomers of all time.
Eric Verlinde’s new theory of gravity – an alternative to Einstein’s theory – eliminates the need for dark matter. To test it, astronomers measured gravity around 33,000 galaxies.
New research finds that small regions of your brain cycle in and out of sleep, even when you’re awake.
Mars’ atmospheric pressure is less than 1% that of Earth, so spacecraft come down hard. Europe has been trying for a Mars’ soft landing since 2003. How they plan to succeed.
Lucy lived 3.18 million years ago in what’s now Ethiopia. An analysis of high-resolution CT scans of her fossilized skeleton shows she was equipped for climbing trees.
Like most life on Earth, our gut microbes have their own circadian rhythm. Disrupting that daily routine can be bad – and keeping it in balance can be good – for whole body.
Due to shifting weather patterns, the northeastern coast of the United Sates could see more frequent and more powerful hurricanes in the future, says new research.
NOAA’s outlook for this winter predicts a warmer, drier South, and cooler, wetter North. Drought is expected to persist in California and expand in the Southeast.
Moon, Antares, Saturn January 23-25
Waning moon in sunrise colors