Arctic Warming Will Cost At Least $24 Trillion More Than We Thought, Study Finds
The economic losses of climate change, both past and future, are outlined in two new studies this week.
Everything We've Learned from NASA's Study of Identical Twin Astronauts
A year-long experiment involving Mark and Scott Kelly found that long duration space trips affect genes, eyeballs, and cognitive abilities.
Sexism Is Not the Reason NASA Called Off the First All-Female Space Walk
“An individual may find that their sizing preferences change in space.”
Paleontologists Identify the World's Largest Tyrannosaurus Rex
"Scotty" weighed about 20,000 pounds and lived longer than any other known tyrannosaur, according to University of Alberta paleontologists.
8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Ancient Sword From Lake, Is Our Ruler Now
Long may Saga reign.
Astronomers Peer at a Young Star System That Is Strikingly Similar to Our Own
DM Tau has its own asteroid belt, and may be developing its own versions of Earth and Neptune, too.
Hubble Captures Image of Galaxies Colliding 230 Million Light Years Away
The picture is a preview of the impending collision between the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies in four billion years.
1,000-Year-Old Pristine Mayan Artifacts Found in Sealed 'Jaguar God' Cave
The cave was first discovered by local farmers in 1966, but was walled off until last year for unknown reasons.
The Moon Has Tan Lines, NASA Says
Magnetic hotspots on the Moon might contain clues about how to protect humans from radiation on other planets.
NASA Captures Stunning Images of ‘Nuclear Superbubbles’ in an Alien Galaxy
NGC 3079 is spitting out particles that balloon across thousands of light years in space.
Watch a Massive Tarantula Drag an Opossum Around Like It's Nothing
“A surprising amount of death of small vertebrates in the Amazon is likely due to arthropods such as big spiders and centipedes."
Microplastics Have Been Found in Our Deepest Ocean Animals
Scientists found plastics in the guts of amphipods at Challenger Deep, some 10,890 meters below the sea surface.