A new design from researchers at the University of Michigan could significantly reduce the cost and increase the efficiency of solar panels, drawing inspiration from an ancient Japanese art.
An alarming new study suggests that the Antarctic ice sheet doesn’t stand a chance against the massive reserves of fossil fuels humans are poised to burn over the coming centuries.
CO2 emissions are still on the rise, but so is the amount of carbon captured by the Southern Ocean in Antarctica. Will it be enough to prevent negative climate outcomes?
A new study reveals massively complex forms of communication between sperm whales.
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has sent home a stunningly detailed image of the mysterious bright spot on Ceres, a crater that could be filled with mineral deposits or even ice.
13.2 billion light years is a long way from home, but researchers working with the Hubble Space Telescope have located a new galaxy that is farther from Earth than any other.
Researchers have uncovered important clues revealing what the last common ancestor between apes and humans may have looked like, thanks to a newly discovered fossil.
LA environmental officials have confirmed that a dolphin spotted by boaters is, in fact, a rare pink specimen that likely got its color from this rare condition.
Astronomy enthusiasts, or anybody who happens to be awake before the sun comes up, will be treated to a spectacular view of Venus in the sky.
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Healy sliced through meters of dense ice to become the first American surface ship to ever reach the North Pole last week.