Biologists have discovered a nocturnal hunting spider that can steer while falling. Watch it glide!
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How is climate change connected to sea level rise? One-minute video explains.
Our efficient killing technologies have given rise to the human super predator. Our impacts are as extreme as our behavior, says study.
You’ll always know it’s the sky’s brightest star, Sirius, if the very noticeable constellation Orion the Hunter is nearby.
Satellite images capture the ongoing onslaught of wildfires in the U.S. West.
Last month’s average global temperature was the all-time highest monthly temperature since record-keeping began in 1880.
Despite rumors, no asteroid threatens Earth. All known Potentially Hazardous Asteroids have less than a 0.01% chance of hitting Earth in the next 100 years, says NASA.
Wildfire outbreaks have charred nearly 7 million acres this summer. Satellite view of several fires burning in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
A team of astronomers has discovered a planet outside our solar system, 100 light-years away, that resembles a young Jupiter.
You can find the Andromeda galaxy – also known as M31 – in several ways. One is by star-hopping from the Great Square of Pegasus.