Carbon is one of the most fascinating elements in all of nature, with chemical and physical properties unlike any other element. With just six protons in its nucleus, it’s the lightest abundant element
Humans have been noticing flashes of light coming from the Moon for thousands of years but we still don't understand why this happens or what causes it. The strange occurrence is known as a transient phenomenon
For almost a century, the Big Bang theory has been bandied as the ultimate theory that describes the origin of the universe. The universe, as we know by it, was created in a massive explosion that created
SYDNEY, Australia — Lightning Ridge is a town about 450 miles inland from Australia’s eastern coast, yet as he mined for opal there 35 years ago, Bob Foster would find remnants of fish bones and mussels.
A major scientific study of Loch Ness has sensationally discovered Nessie 'might' - be real. Experts traveled the length of the famous loch on research vessel Deepscan taking water samples from three depths.
New evidence shows that saber-toothed cats may have been much more fierce than we originally thought. The cats belonging to Smilodon populator species—who likely used their elongated canines to tear through
There’s a whole lot of ocean on this planet, and we don’t have much of an idea what’s at the bottom of most of it. That could change with the craft and techniques created during the Ocean Discovery Xprize,
Archeologists in Rome have stumbled on a large marble head of Dionysus, also known as Bacchus, the ancient Roman god of wine, dance and fertility. The discovery was made during excavations in the heart
Fungus that draws gold from its surroundings has been discovered in Western Australia, stunning scientists who say it could signal new deposits. Found near Boddington, south of Perth, the strain of the