Meet the Woman Who Did the Calculations for the First Moon Landing

"I asked questions; I wanted to know why."

August 26, 2017

Seven of the Most Fascinating Carnivorous Plants

Carnivorous plants have been around for at least 35 million years.

August 19, 2017

A Mind-Bending View of a Solar Eclipse from the Stratosphere

The view of a solar eclipse from a Falcon 7X jet is stunning.

July 2, 2017

The Death of a Giant: How Do Supernovae Happen?

The outer edges of the star's core collapse inward at 70,000 meters (43.5 miles) per second.

July 1, 2017

Does the Sun Influence Lightning?

A study may make accurate lightning predictions possible.

July 1, 2017

The Asteroid Bennu May Hold the Key to the Origins of the Solar System

"Bennu's experiences will tell us more about where our solar system came from and how it evolved."

June 25, 2017

Five of the Weirdest Stars Found in Our Galaxy

The star Vega is shaped like an egg.

June 25, 2017

Here’s How to Understand that Energy and Matter are the Same

We can still learn lessons from Einstein.

June 20, 2017

Trick Your Mind With the Best Optical Illusions of 2016

The best mind games the internet has to offer.

June 19, 2017

A Volcano in Indonesia Spews Blue Lava in this Mesmerizing Video

It may be pretty but the area is very hot and highly toxic.

June 15, 2017