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.
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.
Nearly three dozen student teams from colleges, universities, high schools and some middle schools from around the country flocked to Huntsville, Ala., the location of the Marshall Space Flight Center, so their rockets could take flight.
What do mercury, arsenic and lead have in common? If you guessed they’re all heavy metals, you’re right — at least in part. These elements are also found in the blood of great white sharks, according to a recent study.
Fossils of a four-legged whale that lived off the coast of Peru more than 40 million years ago have been discovered by researchers.
A search for shipping containers that fell off a merchant ship during a storm earlier this year led to the discovery of a historic 16th-century shipwreck.