EU Effort to Make a Supercomputer Like the Human Brain in Danger of Collapsing

A billion-dollar European effort to model the human brain in a supercomputer is in danger of collapsing amid skepticism this is even possible. Not even...

Rare "Living Fossil" Caught Off the Coast of Australia

Fishermen say they saw something “horrific-looking” when they pulled out a rarely-seen shark from their nets off the south-east coast of Australia on last...

Facts and Such About Pi Day

Happy π Day! Saturday is March 14, or, as it’s written in the U.S., 3/14. That makes it Pi Day, because the mathematical constant π...
China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft enters parking orbit around Mars in anticipation of landing a rover

China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft enters parking orbit around Mars in anticipation of landing a rover

China says its Tianwen-1 spacecraft has entered a temporary parking orbit around Mars in anticipation of landing a rover on the red planet in...

Pray for the Millennials – A Growing Number of Millennials are Ditching Religion for...

In tumultuous political times, the 18-30 demographic is reaching for the stars. When Coco Layne, a Brooklyn-based producer, meets someone new these days, the first...

Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen’s Superyacht Accused of Destroying Portions of Cayman Islands’ Coral Reef

Good g-reef! Technology billionaire Paul Allen’s superyacht is accused of destroying large portions of protected coral while in the Cayman Islands. Local officials say that the...

Study Suggests Dogs First Appeared in 2 Places in Eurasia

The long-debated question of where dogs first appeared has always been complex, and now a new study suggests it may have two answers. Dogs arose...

World’s Oldest Brewery Found in Prehistoric Cave in Israel

Researchers say they have found the world's oldest brewery, with residue of 13,000-year-old beer, in a prehistoric cave near Haifa in Israel. The discovery was...

Researchers Say Global Warming Drives Spread of Toxic Algae in US

The words blasted to cellphones around Oregon’s capital city were ominous: “Civil emergency . prepare for action.” Within half an hour, a second official alert...

New NASA Photo Shows Canyons, Valleys, and Pits of Pluto’s Polar Region

Pluto's polar region is dotted with a diverse range of frozen canyons, valleys, and pits, a new NASA photo reveals. The uneven topography is...

Sea Level Rise Has Quickened More Than Thought

Sea level rise in the past two decades has accelerated faster than previously thought in a sign of climate change threatening coasts from Florida...

Maryam Mirzakhani, Iranian Mathematician and the Only Woman to Win a Fields Medal, Dies...

Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian mathematician who was the only woman ever to win a Fields Medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics, died on...

WATCH: Rare White Lion Cubs Born at Jinan Wildlife Park in East China

Twin white lion cubs have been born at Jinan Wildlife Park in East China's Shandong Province.  The boy and girl cub are in good health...
Elon Musk’s SpaceX blasts its Starship SN15 rocket six miles into the sky before returning it safely to the pad – one  month after the last prototype exploded

Elon Musk’s SpaceX blasts its Starship SN15 rocket six miles into the sky before...

SpaceX has successfully launched and landed its Starship Serial Number 15 rocket – the only one of its prototypes to survive a high altitude...
Asteroid Larger Than Empire State Building Set to Whiz by Earth This Weekend

Asteroid Larger Than Empire State Building Set to Whiz by Earth This Weekend

An asteroid which NASA estimates may be larger than the Empire State Building is headed in Earth’s direction and expected to pass near our...

Volcano in Western Indonesia Spews Out More Ash

A volcano in western Indonesia has sent a new, powerful burst of hot ash into the air. National disaster management agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho...
Archaeologists Discover Remains of Ancient Christian Settlement in Israel Likely Destroyed by Persians in the 7th Century

Archaeologists Discover Remains of Ancient Christian Settlement in Israel Likely Destroyed by Persians in...

Researchers in Israel say that they have found what they believe to be the remains of an ancient Christian settlement that was most likely...

Mysterious Flashes of Light from Earth Captured by NASA Satellite

One million miles from Earth, a NASA camera is capturing unexpected flashes of light reflecting off our planet. The homeward-facing instrument on NOAA’s Deep Space...

Antarctica’s Melting Ice is Reducing Earth’s Gravity

In high school physics classes, students learn that the Earth’s gravity is a constant, yet this scientific rule isn’t quite true. In reality, gravity differs...

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Wins 2017 Collier Award From NAA

Jeff Bezos has another feather to put in his cap. The Amazon chief's aerospace company Blue Origin earned the 2017 Collier award Wednesday from the...