Arctic sea ice expands and contracts throughout the year, reaching a peak extent sometime during March, just as the sun rises above the North Pole.
It shrinks back during the summer, on its way to an annual minimum during the month of
For scientists conducting long term research on tigers and their prey, catching an elephant smoking is a rather strange sight.
That's what they discovered when they visited camera trap locations around India's Nagarahole National Park.
Capturing marine life up close is tricky, but this robot could be a novel solution.
Researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have developed a soft, robot fish called SoFi, which can swim on its own and is
The man who helped gather Facebook users' information for Cambridge Analytica claims that he didn't think it'd be used to target voters.
Data scientist Aleksandr Kogan, who also goes by the surname of Spectre, told CNN's Anderson Cooper on Tuesday
Imagine asking a classroom full of elementary school students to draw a scientist. Now try to guess how many of them would sketch a female or male scientist.
In the decade that spanned 1966 to 1977, teachers across the country gave 4,800
An experiment carried out at One Tree Island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef offers a stark warning of the growing risks that corals face as the oceans become more acidic with time. Ocean acidification due to the burning of fossil fuels could pose
The fields of science, technology, engineering, and math have been infamously hostile to women and people of color. Now, new research shows that the culture of STEM may also sideline aspiring lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer scientists.
Stephen Hawking got plenty right about the universe, and that even extended to his thoughts on pop culture.
"The Simpsons is the best thing on American television," the late astrophysicist said on BBC's The Culture Show, reflecting on his appearance
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For millions of years after the Big Bang, the universe was a cold place filled with hydrogen and helium created at the dawn of the universe.
And then, suddenly, there was light.
For the first time, a team of astronomers think they've detected
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