Not all solar systems are as tidy as ours, but a new discovery means we're not quite so alone anymore.
Crop insurance helps ease the pain for the agricultural sector but increases it for everyone else
Nearly all of Greenland's massive ice sheet suddenly started melting a bit this month, a freak event that surprised scientists
Author and journalist Annie Jacobsen talks about the enduring rumors about the U.S. Army and a crashed UFO outside the sleepy town of Roswell, NM
TIME takes a look at photographs from the once-in-a-lifetime event
Cosmic dispatches both late-breaking and from the archives
Here's how Sally Ride knew she was special: The day she was assigned to her first space flight, she was summoned to meet with Chris Kraft. Kraft was the soon-to-retire director of the Manned Spaceflight Center in Houston
A synthetic version of the common critter could be a boon to human health
Galaxies are supposed to out clumpy and, well, kind of ugly. But a new find changes all that.
A familiar party game involving cornstarch, water and a wading pool is explained at last
Blackouts will become more common unless we build a system that can bend but not break