Vera Rubin was groundbreaking astrophysicist who discovered evidence of dark matter.
Is it possible to witness evolution in action? Researchers at University of California, San Diego, aiming to do just ...
Women finally broke into the sciences in sex-segregated jobs in the years between 1880 and 1910.
Marie Curie was the first major woman scientist to get full credit for her scientific contributions.
Given some of the campaign rhetoric, many scientists are concerned about what a new administration might mean for scientific research.
Happy birthday, Anders Celsius! The astronomer and geographer was born on November 27th, 1701, in Uppsala, Sweden. Most ...
A remarkable discovery has been made in the Black Sea: 42 extremely well-preserved ships spanning a millennia from the ninth to the nineteenth century CE.
Antony Van Leeuwenhoek is considered the first microbiologist. Some of his original letters can be read here.
The solar system is apparently more crowded than we thought: astronomers have discovered a new dwarf planet. Some dwarf planets don't play by the rules.
Marie Tharp's contribution to ocean-floor mapping and the acceptance of plate tectonics wasn't recognized at the time.