Astronomers predict next week's meteor shower will have twice as many meteors as normal. If you find yourself outside during the night next Thursday, don't forget to look up. On Aug. 11 and 12, the biggest
But evolution is very much still happening today — and it's happening to us. Right here, right now. It's too soon to say what humans will look like a few thousand years from now, but here are some of most
The Solar System may hold 10 or 11 planets, scientists have predicted after running new computer models on the data which led to the announcement of Planet Nine. In January, astronomers Professor Konstantin
Most people are familiar with the sad story of the dodo. This plump, flightless bird was so tasty and so tame that it was hunted to extinction within a century by Dutch sailors arriving on the shores Mauritius.
Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co People are often surprised to learn that Confucius,
But good luck breathing in the bone-crushing gravity. A newly discovered star is unlike any ever found. With an outermost layer of 99.9 percent pure oxygen, its atmosphere is the most oxygen-rich in the
Exploration & AdventureBlog 8 Minute Read By Mary Anne Potts On undivided, uninhabited, undeveloped Rabbit Island, described as “a 90-acre speck amidst 3,000,000,000,000,000 gallons of fresh water,” a