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.
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.
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.