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Ash plumes and tremors in Colombia’s Nevado del Ruiz volcano are raising fears of destructive mudflows and the possibility of an eruption.
New research suggests that dogs were domesticated not once, but twice, in different parts of the world.
Scientists have uncovered a 24-million-year record of vegetation in the region of east Africa where early humans likely evolved.
ALCon 2016 is the national amateur astronomy convention, held this year from August 10-13 in Washington, D.C. Registration is now live!
The Atlantic hurricane season started June 1. Here are the hurricane names for the 2016 season.
They’re using Kickstarter to raise funds needed to unravel one of astronomy’s biggest mysteries. Is the star KIC 8462852 surrounded by an alien megastructure?
The world’s deepest lake – Lake Baikal – is also the world’s oldest lake. Controversy surrounds construction of hydropower stations on a river that feeds the lake.
While the massive and sudden colony collapses that occurred a decade ago have abated, honey bees are still dying at troubling rates.
Now, early in the season, is the time to make a plan to stay safe if a hurricane approaches your area.
Sappho, a renowned poet of ancient Greece, wrote of the Pleiades star cluster setting at midnight. Scientists have wondered, what time of year did she see it?
Venus and Mercury, from Brazil
Orion the Hunter returns before dawn