Some scientists believe the lightning-produced frequencies may be connected to our brain waves, meditation, and hypnosis.
One galaxy may have eaten one of its slightly smaller, more primitive neighbors.
A new study found the possible reason why some dwarf galaxies appear to not have dark matter.
Artist Seán Doran recently created more than eight hours of high-definition video using images captured by Japan's SELENE lunar orbiter.
Inventions with revolutionary potential made by a mysterious aerospace engineer for the U.S. Navy come to light.
Researchers discover strange behavior in magnetars, ultra-powerful magnetic stars.
Science doesn't exist in a cultural and existential vacuum and its teaching shouldn't either.
Was ‘Oumuamua a rock or an alien scout? Harvard astronomer talks controversial hypothesis in new book
Ari Loeb, who suggested in 2018 that the mysterious object was an alien craft, is back to discuss the evidence.
A new study analyzed Martian glaciers to discover that the planet had numerous ice ages.
Researchers discover black holes that violate the uniqueness theorem and have "gravitational hair."
Dr. Katie Mack explains what dark energy is and two ways it could one day destroy the universe.
A unique exoplanet without clouds or haze was found by astrophysicists from Harvard and Smithsonian.
The newly discovered galaxies are 62 times bigger than the Milky Way.
To understand ourselves and our place in the universe, "we should have humility but also self-respect," Frank Wilczek writes in a new book.
A new study proposes mysterious axions may be found in X-rays coming from a cluster of neutron stars.
What lies in store for humanity? Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains how different life will be for your descendants—and maybe your future self, if the timing works out.
Researchers from Harvard receive permission for a test that may help cool Earth and fight global warming.
Scientists find an exoplanet whose strange behavior may lead to the Solar's System hidden ninth planet.
Scientists find routes using arches of chaos that can lead to much faster space travel.
Researchers dramatically improve the accuracy of a number that connects fundamental forces.
We’ve mapped a million previously undiscovered galaxies beyond the Milky Way. Take the virtual tour here.
See the most detailed survey of the southern sky ever carried out using radio waves.
A new study shows our planet is much closer to the supermassive black hole at the galaxy's center than previously estimated.
A strange object found in the desert has prompted worldwide speculation.
Zircons in a Martian meteorite widens the possible timeframe for life on Mars.