Scientists have discovered an ancient ocean floor between the Earth's core and mantle.
The upper levels of the ocean have never been this hot. Blame the end of La Niña and the ever-present heating effect of climate change.
Historians just found a hidden, ancient fragment of the Bible in the Vatican that no one has seen before.
In a study of mouse and human genes, scientists pinpointed 145 genes that regulate the cartilage cells in kid's growth plates and could determine how tall they grow.
Astronomers accurately predicted that the icy volcanic comet 29P would erupt after noticing changes in its brightness leading up to its latest explosion.
A new study suggests that people can misremember events mere seconds, or even fractions of a second after they happen.
The potential new mineral was discovered in a chunk of "fossilized lightning," or fulgurite, that was left behind when a tree in Florida was struck by lightning.
The spectacular Saturn-moon conjunction will happen just before sunrise in the east and can be seen from April 15 to 17.
A new study has deciphered a mysterious inscription on a jar unearthed in Israel that lists an ingredient for making incense.
Astronomers have a plan for using ripples in space-time to hunt for elusive intermediate-mass black holes around the Milky Way's center.
Researchers were able to replicate how solar flares form by creating banana-sized loops of plasma in a lab. The results show that the mini flares are an excellent proxy for studying the real things.
Two silver coins minted in during the Roman Empire have been found on a remote and uninhabited island in the Baltic Sea. Archaeologists have no idea how they got there.
Wild elephants play, help sick members of their species and babysit each other's young, suggesting they domesticated themselves.
Astronomers have used machine learning to sharpen the 2019 Event Horizon Telescope image of the black hole M87*, the first direct image of a black hole ever taken.
The European Space Agency is sending a probe called JUICE to Jupiter's moons — and we've got all the info you need to watch the launch.
The bat skeletons unearthed in southwest Wyoming are the oldest ever found, and their discovery has sparked a reshuffle in the bat family tree.
A rare double quasar system 10 billion light-years away could help astronomers uncover the secrets of the early universe.