At the root of global climate change and the worldwide plastics problem are two related carbon-based fuels -- oil and natural gas. Not only are the two among the key drivers of climate change, they are instrumental in the manufacturing of plastics. As storms intensify and become more frequent, the movement of trash from land to our oceans and, and vice versa, is only going to get worse.
In social experiments, three monkeys sat around a rotary table and took turns offering food to one of the other two monkeys. Certain neurons in the brain responded to the actions of other monkeys in the group and influenced an animal's upcoming decisions to reciprocate or retaliate.
Thin structures made of black phosphorus can tune the properties of light, with implications for science and technology.
Traces of ancient life were locked inside a 2.5 billion-year-old ruby from Greenland, according to a new study.
Walmart is recalling nearly 4,000 bottles from this line of aromatherapy spray products.
For some elephants, survival meant ditching their tusks. Now they are slowly getting them back.
Media accreditation is open for the upcoming launch of NASA’s Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission, which will measure polarized X-rays from exotic cosmic objects, such as black holes and neutron stars, to better understand these types of phenomena and extreme environments.
It's tough to be the biggest planet in the solar system, and this fall Jupiter is taking a beating.
Astronomers recently identified an unusual star that most likely formed from the hypernova remains of one of the universe's first stars.
Teams at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida lifted the Orion spacecraft and placed it atop the Space Launch System Moon rocket.
Vehicle Traffic: 78P Undocking: Last night, the Russian cargo vehicle, 78 Progress (78P), undocked from the MRM-2 docking port. The vehicle is currently holding position approximately 120 miles from the space station. Tonight, 78P will rendezvous and dock to the MLM port at approximately 11:23 PM CT. The 78P port relocation to MLM is in …
NASA has completed stacking of the agency’s mega-Moon rocket and spacecraft that will launch the next generation of deep space operations, including Artemis missions on and around the Moon.
After speeding up during 2020, the Earth's spin had settled down. A negative leap second may still be needed in the next decade.