Queen Elizabeth has declared war - on plastic
Queen Elizabeth II has declared war — on plastic — with a new waste plan put into place across the royal estates.
Mystery of 'screaming Egyptian mummy' which has baffled archaeologists for years finally resolved
The ‘Screaming Mummy’ mystery from ancient Egypt has baffled experts for years but the secret behind the horrifying remains has finally been resolved.
Starfish can see you … with their arm-eyes
If you were to look at this little, funky starfish, there's a chance the well-armed sea creature would look back at you (though it may see a blurry...
Rare Roman mosaic, featuring toga-wearing figures, discovered in Israel
Archaeologists in Israel have uncovered a rare multicolored Roman mosaic featuring three toga-wearing figures during excavations in the ancient...
Asteroid skimming past Earth may loom larger than exploding Russian meteor
A newly discovered asteroid that will fly safely past Earth today (Feb. 9) may be larger than a celestial object that exploded over Chelyabinsk,...
Spain cracks secret code on King Ferdinand's mysterious 500-year-old military letters
Secret 500-year-old letters sent by King Ferdinand II of Aragon to one of his military commanders have finally been deciphered.
Magnetic 'cages' on the Sun could limit the strength of dangerous solar flares
New research may have identified a mechanism that limits just how powerful explosions from the sun can become, shedding light on their ability to...
The author of this physics paper is 7 years old (and also a cat)
On April 1, 2014, the American Physical Society announced a landmark change in policy: All scientific papers authored by cats would henceforth...
Why the sun will soon get dimmer
By 2050, our sun is expected to be unusually cool.
Dinosaur-killing space rock may have triggered huge volcanic eruptions
The giant space rock that wiped out the dinosaurs may have set off a chain of cataclysmic volcanic eruptions on land and undersea, claims a new...
Why the Sun is growing dim
By 2050, our Sun is expected to be unusually cool.
Astronomers detect a swarm of tiny objects orbiting alien sun
There are tiny comets orbiting foreign suns.