Astronomers discover a huge, dark secret in galaxy NGC...

While it may look calm in photographs, researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope to...

Obese? Depressed? Addicted to cigarettes? Might want to blame...

You may blame your mom and dad for certain genes, but a new study...

Researchers have discovered two new species of early human

Researchers excavating in South Africa have just uncovered fossils from two previously unidentified species...

Kepler has discovered the largest rocky planet yet

Astronomers have mostly believed that rocky planets, like Earth or Mars, can only get...

new satellite

JAXA, NASA launch ASTRO-H space observatory to study black holes, galactic clusters

In an effort to learn more about black holes, galactic clusters, and other phenomena, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency...

gravitational waves

It's official: LIGO scientists have detected gravitational waves

UPDATE: 10:00 AM CST In what some are calling the scientific discovery of the decade, scientists from Caltech, MIT and the...

immigrant class

2,000-year-old remains tell lost story of Imperial Rome's immigrant class

When it comes to ancient Rome, most of what we know tends to be concerned with a very select...