Meet the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, two nearby galaxies.
What if we could do the same for humans?
Those little hexagon diagrams you studied in chemistry class turn out to be very close representations of the real thing, as new pictures show.
An experiment demonstrates that knowledge leads to creativity.
In the 20th century, a blight killed off four billion of these towering trees. Now, new research shows that a gene, taken from wheat, provides resistance.
With a nice soundtrack to boot
And it's been on the web this whole time.
This is terrible news for my grandma.
Smiles on the faces of all the astronauts last night as they boarded the International Space Station
Sir Edmund Hillary admired John Glenn more for his technical skill and poise than his courage.
The story of the scientists and artists who have given us our most beautiful pictures of space
A conversation with documentary director Alex Gibney
Sea lions and tortoises and finches, oh my
Images of volcanoes from space are often kind of disappointing. These, we assure you, are not.
Well, this is... unexpected.
A gif of the storm from more than 400 miles above gives a sense of the storm's location and scale.
The Earth is a dartboard, tornadoes are tiny pins, and the big population centers are -- thankfully -- still quite small.
Ours is a planet and a time deeply shaped by one species -- us.
And now you can, in a video.
Explorers have been searching on foot for Honduras's mythical city for generations. Now, they seem to have found it from a tiny Cessna airplane, aided by million-dollar technology.