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The moon has been drifting away from Earth for 4.5 billion years. A stunning animation shows how far it has gone.
The video shows how the moon reached its current position after starting as an orb of molten rock and magma hovering just above Earth.
The autumnal equinox happened at 3:50 a.m. ET on September 23, 2019. Here's how Earth and the sun work together to change our seasons.
Satellite collisions may set off a space-junk disaster that could end human access to space. Here’s how.
Experts worry that debris orbiting Earth could lead to a "Kessler syndrome" domino effect that cuts off human access to space for hundreds of years.
A popular Reddit thread about an "atomic cigarette lighter" seems true. In 1952, the physicist Ted Taylor used a nuclear blast to ignite his smoke.
A ‘spooky’ effect of physics that Einstein couldn’t believe has been photographed for the first time
The image may not look like much, but it shows a strange property of the universe called quantum entanglement.
The sun has likely bleached them all white and at least partly destroyed their fragile fibers, making them tattered and unrecognizable.
MIT researchers discovered a way to move objects as heavy as a great white shark with your bare hands. Take a look.
MIT researchers debuted a concept at TED 2019 that allows people to move massively heavy objects by hand.
EA made a series of videos meant to showcase its ‘next-gen’ video games, and the results are accidentally horrifying
EA intended to demonstrate the power of its next-generation graphics technology in a new video. Instead, it demonstrated the uncanny valley.
The Hubble telescope spotted an asteroid that has grown two tails — and scientists think it’s ripping itself to pieces
A 2.5-mile-wide asteroid called Gault was discovered in 1988, but it may not exist as we know it for much longer. The space rock is spinning apart.
The first day of spring is finally here — for about 90% of us. Here’s why equinoxes mark the changing of seasons.
The spring or vernal equinox happens at 5:58 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Here's how Earth and the sun work together to change our seasons.