KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Chinese submarine has docked in Malaysia, the second such visit to the Southeast Asian country this year, as western powers fret over China’s expanding reach in the South China
Behold, the cheddar-colored marble. In May, skywatchers got a rare treat. The planet Mars was bigger and brighter than it has been in a decade. That's because Mars and the sun were aligned in "opposition."
More than 3,000 years ago, an ancient Egyptian woman tattooed her body with dozens of symbols — including lotus blossoms, cows and divine eyes — that may have been linked to her religious status or her
"I haven’t seen the proof that would satisfy me that there’s really something there." Stories have been told for decades about American astronauts who supposedly have seen unexplained aerial phenomena
Where did Tamaya 1 come from? A "Tamaya" is a shrine used to honour one's ancestors in the Japanese Shinto religion. It's also the namesake of a 64-foot oil tanker named Tamaya 1, which left the port Dakar
In the search for life in space scientists have found three Earth-like planets approximately 40 light-years away. Popular Science Projects Editor Sophie Bushwick explains the significance of this discovery.
Concerned that hundreds of American forces based in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula are vulnerable to attack by a nearby Islamic State affiliate, top administration officials are worried about their safety and
A California businessman is trying to expose the influence of money in politics by getting an initiative on the November ballot that would require state legislators to wear the logos of their top donors
In the 1940s, an elite team of mathematicians and scientists started working on a project that would carry the U.S. into space, then on to the moon and Mars. They would eventually become NASA's Jet Propulsion
A 1,900-year-old building that would have served as an apartment within the estate of Roman Emperor Hadrian has been discovered in Tivoli, Italy. The building is full of lavish artwork, archaeologists
GAZA (Reuters) - Construction workers in Gaza have discovered ancient ruins that archaeologists say may be part of a Byzantine church dating from around 1,500 years ago, the Palestinian tourism and antiquities
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Navy ships in the Arabian Sea intercepted and seized an arms shipment from Iran likely bound for Houthi fighters in Yemen, the military said in a statement on Monday. The weapons
Quantum spin liquids seem to defy the laws of nature. Physicists have finally detected the existence of a mysterious new state of matter known as quantum spin liquid in a real material. This new discovery
Guided by ancient Norse sagas and modern satellite images, searchers discover what may be North America's second Viking site. It’s a two-mile trudge through forested, swampy ground to reach Point Rosee,
Experts had said there was a 90% chance the ancient Egyptian tomb would also contain remains of Nefertiti, but expectations have now been lowered Further analysis is needed of the tomb of pharaoh Tutankhamun