A hydrothermal vent site in the Gulf of California is like nothing seen before.
New Imagery from Space
The Event Horizons Telescope has produced its first image, and it's a stunner
[Full Story: IT'S HERE: The First-Ever Close-Up of a Black Hole]
Losing the Ice
Even if humans manage to prevent further global warming, the glaciers will still lose half their volume by 2050.
[Full Story: Glaciers in European Alps Could Disappear by 2100]
In the food deserts of the deep ocean, it doesn't take long for scavengers to find a bonanza when it lands.
This isn't some kind of special contact lens. It's the result of a painful eye injury.
[Full Story: An Odd Eye Injury Caused a Man's Iris to 'Collapse']
Big Pregnant Snake
Wildlife officials have captured a 17-foot-long (5.1 meters) Burmese python and a mother-to-be in Florida's Big Cypress National Preserve — the longest python ever found in the preserve, which neighbors the Everglades.
[Full Story: Captured 17-Foot-Long Python Was About to Have 73 Babies]
Arachnid Work Out
The realization that giant sea spiders have Swiss cheese-like holes in their exoskeletons has shed light on a decades-old mystery about how underwater creatures living in the polar oceans and deep abysses got so spookily huge.
Israel's first moon lander came up just short in its historic touchdown bid this afternoon (April 11).
Sun Mystery Solved
This strange structure could explain what happens during solar rain.
The ancient stone circles around Stonehenge and Avebury in England may have all started with the commemoration of a single Neolithic house.