Neutrinos are a fundamental yet elusive part of our reality. Now, physicists have detected them in a particle collider for the first time.
The agency put out a request for proposals for a lunar nuclear power plant that can power surface exploration.
The rare mineral, long hypothesized but never seen, was recovered from a diamond that emerged from the Earth's lower mantle.
Something mysterious is blocking cosmic rays in the Central Molecular Zone, according to a new study.
The use of human blood may have allowed an ancient society's elite to maintain their status as cosmically privileged deities even in the afterlife, researchers say.
The population of tuskless female elephants in Mozambique increased significantly after decades of ivory poaching, a sobering new study concludes.
The first stars formed using products from the Big Bang, and learning more about them can teach us about how the universe as we know it came to be.
The new model proposes a filament-like magnetic tunnel encompassing the entire solar system, explaining two mysterious features of the sky.
Fast radio bursts are a huge cosmic mystery, and now scientists have detected an unprecedented number of signals from one source in just 47 days.
“It seems different to all types of astronomical objects we know, it may be a new type of object,” said the study's lead author.
Satellite companies such as SpaceX and Amazon aim to provide global broadband, but their networks threaten dark skies and Indigenous traditions that depend on them.
Physicists Marcos Santander and Lu Lu discuss IceCube (not the rapper) in a new episode of Motherboard’s “Space Show.”