These 'Borg' elements assimilated genes from other organisms, and could be used to help fight climate change.
MIT astrophysicist Nergis Mavalvala talks about the discovery of gravitational waves—and everything that has followed—on Motherboard’s “Space Show.”
The oldest known “quasicrystal” made by humans has been discovered at the New Mexico site of the 1945 Trinity bomb test.
Voyager 1 has likely made the first continuous measurement of the density of matter in interstellar space.
The natural radio signal's detection marks the first data collection from the planet's ionosphere in decades.
Nobody knows what causes quasi-periodic eruptions (QPEs), but a new study has found a much more efficient way of detecting these mysterious explosions.
New fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls were found in a cave that was once packed with ancient human skeletons.
"This new burst that we detected is about 1,000 times brighter than any other radio burst ever seen from a magnetar.”
“We discovered the source, and discovered its periodicity, but we do not know what it means or how it is produced," said the study's lead author of the mysterious gamma ray source, which runs in a clockwork 162-day cycle.
An international team of scientists has discovered a filament of a fundamental structure known as the cosmic web hiding in the 'Zone of Avoidance,' and it's one of the biggest structures ever seen by humans.
The "dark" black hole is so close to Earth that you can see the system it's in with the naked eye, and hints that there may be many more hidden black holes in the universe.
It's the first modern amphibian ever found on the continent and sheds light on the temperate forest ecosystem that once existed on Antarctica.