Deep in the heart of alien worlds, crystals form under pressures up to 40 million times more intense than the atmospheric pressure on Earth, and as much as 10 times more intense than the pressure in our planet’s core.
Katie Bouman reacted modestly to her sudden celebrity status this week, but the scientist whose graduate school work helped lead to the first real image of a black hole Wednesday, is getting her due.
Fossil bones and teeth belonging to at least three individuals found in a cave in the Philippines have revealed a new species of human that walked the earth nearly 50,000 years ago, researchers say.
A 32-year-old photographer was able to capture incredible images of a great white shark charging his shark cage off Neptune Islands in South Australia.
Emissions rising at their current rates will result in almost all of the glaciers in the Alps melting by the end of the century.
European scientists looking for some of the oldest ice on the planet have homed in on a particular spot in Antarctica , where they will drill more than 1.5 miles (2.7 kilometers) below the surface of the ice.
Stacks of perfectly balanced large rocks in Israel’s Negev Desert appear to defy gravity, but a good shake could send them tumbling.
The fossilized remains of a 430 million-year-old sea creature that had tentacles longer than its body have been found in Britain.
A recently unearthed tomb from Ancient Egypt contained several mummified animals, including birds, mice and dogs, researchers said.
Scientists have released the first ever image of a black hole, revealing the distant object in stunning detail.