An international team of astronomers has witnessed an "extremely rare" event: a black hole eating a star then ejecting a near light-speed flare.
Aiming to keep khakis clean of urine droplets, a team of researchers turn to moss to develop an insert that will grab more pee.
Technically Incorrect: A Massachusetts driver makes a wrong turn. What happens next, all filmed on his dashcam, has led to an investigation. And yes, it's now on YouTube.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has photographed a massive coronal hole gaping across the face of the sun. Here's what it means.
Two distant black holes will smash into each other, releasing more energy than 100 quintillion Earths full of TNT, and new research has just moved up the timeline for the explosion.
A 260 million-year-old fossil has been determined to be the oldest ancestor of turtles found to date, revealing something about the reptile's mysterious past.
And you thought living by the airport was bad...Some residents of China get a new ventilation system in their home courtesy of a spent rocket engine.
In a speech in Stockholm, renowned scientist Stephen Hawking says black holes "are not the eternal prisons they were once thought." That's the easy version of his musings on the topic.
What happens when you fall into a black hole? Theories vary wildly, but one thing is certain: Black holes themselves don't actually suck, but getting pulled in to one probably would.
The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia. A canyon-size hole populated by house-size trucks, it's large enough to be seen from orbit. Here's what it looks like up close.