Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.
The riddle of how a hamster stuffs so much chow into its cheeks is solved by an inside look at how those pouches operate.
An X-ray telescope designed to hunt for black holes takes a look at the sun and helps NASA deliver an intense portrait of our closest star.
Ever wondered what your skeleton looks like in motion? Take a look at these gifs of joints in action under X-ray.
Mummies on display at the British Museum have been painstakingly X-rayed in high definition to reveal the layers beneath the sarcophagus.
While lower-energy "soft" X-rays can already image living cells, the higher-energy "hard" ones that can view objects as small as a few nanometers haven't been able to -- until now.
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory paints a picture of the cosmos by detecting X-rays from exploded stars, clusters of galaxies, matter around black holes, and other areas of high energy in the universe.
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory captures the first-ever X-ray of an exoplanet passing in front of its parent star in a system that is 63 light-years from Earth.
Kindle Fire users will be able to instantly find out information about actors in television shows by tapping the screen during play.
Data from the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton and NASA's NuSTAR space telescopes is enabling astronomers to measure the rate of spin for black holes.