They must have been sick the day this was taught in school.
Too many of us still know way too little about how the world works—but there is hope
Atomic fusion could produce limitless energy—but scientists haven't been able to harness it. But a novel experiment suggests it could be achievable
The developer seems to have choked under the pressure of his game's success
Finally, a use for the sun that doesn't involve making you squint or turning your pale, pale skin all splotchy and red. Here at the 2014 CES gadget show in Las...
The event marks the longest night in the Northern Hemisphere and the longest day in the Southern Hemisphere
(But ISON may have broken apart on its path to the sun)
Every 11 years, the Sun's magnetic poles reverse themselves. That has big implications for satellites, global communications and even astronaut safety
It's a comet! It's an asteroid! It's a bit of both—and it's one of the niftiest little members of the solar system
The Cassini spacecraft find yet another marvel on Saturn's moon Titan
A probe is being designed to fly into the sun—and, more impressively, fly out again.
Militant spares four-year-old after the boy shames him
Hassan Rouhani took time on Wednesday to bid a holiday greeting to "all Jews" on Rosh Hashanah
This video released by NASA shows a small comet crashing into the sun. The video was captured by the European space agency "SOHO" space telescope. The explosion...
A U.S. soldier pulls security in northern Kunduz province, July 15.
A throwback to the earliest days of the Universe suddenly reappears
The Kepler Space Telescope might have hit the motherlode
Say it isn't so. A recent survey found that even people who have survived melanoma -- the deadliest form of skin cancer -- fail to protect themselves from the...
One thing the war in Afghanistan has taught the Pentagon: even the lightest of U.S. forces -- that would be the Marine Corps – relies too much on fuel to keep...
It is a historic threshold: An object created by humans has exited our solar system. For years now, scientists have speculated as to when the Voyager I...