The legacy of "Brian Tinsley's clever wife"
Happy anniversary, white dwarf star!
Centuries of astronomy, plus video-game technology, offer a stunning new perspective on our place in space.
An Internet guide to exploring the mysteries of sunspots
Could strange new physics be affecting a pair of distant space probes?
In John Updike's memorable description, "The earth is just a silly ball/To them, through which they simply pass."
Scientists face a choice: invoke a deity or continue the quest for knowledge
Striations in teeth reveal the pace of life.
A major coffee pest relies on bacteria in its gut to metabolize caffeine.
The offspring of coral exposed to harsh conditions may be better prepared to deal with climate change.
How honey bees pass on immunity to their young.