No matter what happens now, the virus will continue to circulate around the world.
In the beach towns south of Melbourne, everyone, it seems, knows someone who’s been attacked.
After a successful splashdown, SpaceX is poised to take over the job of shuttling American astronauts to space.
A new theory of the universe’s structure might offer the most plausible alternative yet to dark matter.
The newest Mars rover will avoid the places where life might be thriving right now and search for long-dead microbes instead.
For the first time in 41 years, researchers have provided a new answer to one of the thorniest—and most fundamental—questions in Earth science.
So much hope is riding on a breakthrough, but a vaccine is only the beginning of the end.
Astronomers have captured a strangely comforting scene 300 light-years from Earth.
The space agency was conceived as an answer to Sputnik, but it quickly became much more.
Menstruating is painful, expensive, and … unnecessary?
The spacecraft, launched earlier this year, has returned stunning views of our star.
Seventy-five years ago, America set off the world’s first nuclear explosion.
COVID-19 has steamrolled the country. What happens if another pandemic starts before this one is over?
A study showed that culling wolves could save caribou. But a second group of researchers saw a flaw in that conclusion.
Satellite views of Earth at night reveal the distinct imprint of humankind’s response to a fast-spreading virus.
Many American public-health specialists are at risk of burning out as the coronavirus surges back.
Acknowledging the virus’s silver linings can feel ghoulish. But mounting evidence suggests that we’re in the midst of an unprecedented roadkill reprieve.
Archaeologists are using canine assistants to uncover ancient remains.
Sixteen states have reported record caseloads since Sunday.
Since 2000, a strange new type of song in white-throated sparrows has spread across the continent at stunning speed.
When a massive star went missing, astronomers expected to find a supernova in its place. But there wasn’t one.
U.S. coronavirus testing could fail again, as surging demand creates new backlogs and delays.