A weird water behavior that intrigued Da Vinci finally has an explanation
In the 16th century, Leonardo da Vinci first described a fascinating phenomenon involving water that later became known as the hydraulic jump. And...
Astronaut claims he witnessed an 'organic, alien-like' creature but NASA is denying it
Former astronaut Leland Melvin tweeted that he saw something "organic/alien like floating out of the payload bay" during his time on the space...
As Catholic Hospitals Expand, So Do Limits on Some Procedures
Many religious health care institutions do not make it clear up front what procedures they won’t perform, a New York Times analysis shows.
Science of 'The Meg': How scientists know the world's largest shark is gone forever
Picture a shark as long as a bowling lane, with teeth bigger than your hand and a bite as powerful as a T. rex's. This toothy predator is called...
South Carolina beach sees rise in Man O'War stings, sightings, officials say
If you’re hoping to visit South Carolina, beware: Stinging Portuguese Man O’Wars sightings and stings have reportedly been on the rise on at least...
Touching the Sun
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will fly through the punishing heat of the sun’s outer atmosphere.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe: Cape Canaveral prepares for epic mission to the Sun
NASA plans to make history Saturday when its Parker Solar Probe blasts off on an epic mission to the Sun. Workers at Cape Canaveral are making...
NASA's Parker Solar Probe set to write new chapter in Cape Canaveral history
All eyes will be on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Saturday for the launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe. The audacious mission to...
NASA's Parker solar probe is ready for a Saturday launch
NASA's Parker Solar Probe — the space agency's new spacecraft designed to "touch the sun" — is packed up, buckled in and ready to launch during a...
Today the Parker Solar Probe Is Named for Him. 60 Years Ago, No One Believed His Ideas About the Sun.
Eugene N. Parker predicted the existence of solar wind in 1958. The NASA spacecraft, scheduled to launch on Saturday, is the first named for a...
E.P.A. Staff Objected to Agency’s New Rules on Asbestos Use, Internal Emails Show
The clash over the proposal exposes the tensions within the E.P.A. over the Trump administration’s efforts to roll back environmental regulations.
Weird solar science: How NASA's Parker probe will dive through the Sun's atmosphere
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will soon blast off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on an epic journey that will see it dive through the outermost...