This year's awards celebrate goofy scientific studies involving itches and rocks with personalities. There's even a dig at the Volkswagen scandal.
Elon Musk's space company posts preliminary results of its investigation into an "anomaly" that led to the loss of a Falcon 9 rocket and Amos-6 satellite.
In a New York lab, tractor beams are real -- and becoming powerful enough to be a tool for space exploration.
The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors predicts a manned expedition to Mars by 2025, and will detail how he plans to do it at a conference this week.
We've always known our equine friends were smart, but a recent study shows their choices reflect it.
A new academic paper asserts that machine learning and an analysis of Twitter trends outdo traditional polls on the national level.
The famed cosmologist is all in on searching for signals from E.T., but warns that we should be careful about inviting aliens over.
The famed theoretical physicist touts cosmic hot spots from the black hole at the center of the Milky Way to Saturn's rings. And, of course, California.
A new world-first DNA study has revealed that Indigenous Australian civilisation dates back more than 50,000 years.
Cat-scratch fever is no joke, even if this letter from an adorable kitten is a little tongue-in-whiskers.
An otherworldly flash of light appears in a thunderstorm, giving a glimpse at a strange and rare weather phenomenon.
Technically Incorrect: In an open letter, the scientists say voting for the Republican presidential nominee would be disastrous for the fight against global warming.
How much do you hate wrinkled clothes?
A Swedish company known for its high-end ironing systems will soon begin to sell a smart iron that costs more than $1,000.