Why are full moons sometimes called by specific names? It turns out it's not some new social media trend. Here's a guide.
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The summer solstice marks the official start of summer. But what is it, exactly?
As a recent University of Wyoming graduate, Ryan Landon Prouty watched the birth of the International Space Station from the Moscow Control Ce…
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft zipped past Ultima Thule on New Year’s Eve (Pacific time), flying within 2,200 miles of the space rock’s rust-c…
Global sea levels could rise more than 6.6 feet by the end of this century if emissions continue unchecked, swamping major cities and displacing up to 187 million people, a new study warns.
China's Chang'e-4 mission, the first to land on the far side of the moon, is shedding light on one of the moon's biggest mysteries, according to a new study.
A German company and a Swedish startup are testing the use of a special kind of salt to store heat. If successful, it could solve a problem posed by renewable energy sources the world over.
Google wants to have it all: more data, more devices in every room of your home, and, somehow more security and privacy to go with it.
Humans have left the threat of extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists say in a new report.
Space research and development is useful in many ways here on Earth, influencing everything from health care to selfies. These technologies ha…