Scientists are motivated by many things in their pursuits to understand the way nature works. Some have a heartfelt commitment to bettering humanity, either through medicine or fundamental breakthroughs.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has an unusual passion project: a neural tech company called Neuralink. Musk cofounded Neuralink in 2016, and the company remained relatively under the radar until 2017 when the Wall
(CNN) — A enormous iceberg bigger than Los Angeles or Greater London has separated from the Amery Ice Shelf in Antarctica, the largest to do so in more than half a century. The table iceberg, named D-28
Climate change is expected to affect every country in the world, but its impact will not be felt equally across all regions and some will be worse hit than others because of a range of different threats.
When -- or if -- NASA finds life on Mars, the world may not be ready for the discovery, the agency chief says
(CNN) — NASA's next mission to Mars will be its most advanced yet. But if scientists discover there was once life -- or there is life -- on the Red Planet, will the public be able to handle such an extraterrestrial
What if I told you that there is a good chance you are carrying a parasite that is transmitted through cat poo? Two billion people around the world carry Toxoplasma gondii so there may be more than a percent
NASA has given us another historic glimpse into the wonders of space after releasing a video that shows a star-shredding black hole in a galaxy millions of light-years away. The amazing footage of the
(CNN) — Astronomers have detected the most massive neutron star ever, and it almost shouldn't even exist. Neutron stars are the smallest in the universe, with a diameter comparable to the size of a city