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.
In 1698, Captain Langford shared how one indigenous Caribbean person predicted hurricanes 14 days in advance.
New findings indicate life on earth is older than we thought.
How did 300 reindeer in Norway die from a single lightning strike?
What would happen if you entered a black hole?
Einstein's theory of relativity presented a direct challenge to the notion of ether.
Fossil fuels might get all the attention, but a recent discovery in Tanzania is a reminder of the other, less-heralded natural resources that we use.
Saturn’s moon Enceladus has a secret. For some years, scientists have been convinced that there is a liquid ...