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.
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?