At first, people thought it was part of an act: a deadly python coiled around the neck of its owner and snake charmer during a live show in Uttar Pradesh, India, this week.
Utah, Ohio, and Canada might soon be dotted with palm trees—because welcome to climate change.
Archaeologists in Alexandria, Va., have uncovered the remains of two ships that likely date back to the late 1700s or 1800s during construction work on the city’s waterfront.
A group of citizen scientists helped to discover a new type of aurora they named "Steve," and now NASA wants your help photographing the unusual phenomenon.
The Pacific Ocean is being treated like a giant dumpster -- and it's starting to look like one, too.
Archaeologists in South Africa have located the site of a centuries-old ‘lost city’ using sophisticated laser technology.
Incredible footage of an elephant picking up ash with its trunk and breathing smoke has been captured, stunning onlookers and experts.
A tiny, pointy-headed skeleton that fits in the palm of a hand isn't an alien, despite conspiracy theories that have circulated for years.
If you're experiencing a spell of bad luck, many people may ask you the same question: is Mercury in retrograde?
Even if you don't do drugs, there's a surprisingly decent chance your fingerprints have traces of cocaine and even heroin.
The researchers said the magma under Yellowstone may stretch as far as Mexico.
Researchers have discovered 15 new planets around cool stars known as red dwarfs, and one of those planets might be able to host liquid water on its surface.
NASA's robotic space station crewmember could head down to Earth as early as May for repairs.
The rise of the largest volcanoes in the solar system may have led Mars to possess oceans hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously thought, a new study finds.
California residents, brace yourselves: A powerful Pacific storm is on its way.
The wreck of the USS Juneau, which was sunk by a Japanese torpedo with the loss of 687 sailors in 1942, has been discovered by billionaire Paul Allen’s crew.
A look at where and why tornadoes happen and what to do if you're stuck in one.
It's the moment warm weather fans have been waiting for: the first day of spring has officially arrived in the Northern Hemisphere.
Rogue moons, torn from their planets and flung outward to drift through space, may be as common as stars in the universe, a new study finds.
Stephen Hawking died March 14, leaving behind a massive legacy of work as an astrophysicist, science communicator, activist, and figure of pop culture admiration.