A black hole that hasn't been heard of since 1989 has suddenly become active again and is now the brightest object in the X-ray sky.
It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.
UK artist Jim Kay has been tapped to illustrate the full-color illustrated editions of all seven books in J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" heptalogy. Here are some of his first enchanting creations.
The first of seven fully illustrated versions of the "Harry Potter" heptalogy is set for release in October. Here's our first look at some of UK artist Jim Kay's incredible illustrations.
Leaders of companies exult online and plaster rainbows over corporate logos in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling striking down bans on same sex marriage.
After a chimp is recorded pounding a bucket, researchers run the beats through digital audio software. Please say the ape was playing a Bananarama song.
In the "Star Trek" universe, humans made contact with aliens in 2063. In the real world, scientists could beat that mark by decades, at least when it comes to detecting signs of life beyond this rock.
After more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls are kidnapped, a viral hashtag makes the world pay attention.
Glued to your smartphone? According to a recent report, you're most likely clashing with clans or doing some one-finger death-punching.
Inexpensive, easy to use, and kid-friendly? I let my kid use Google Cardboard and he showed me why it'll be a hit.