Dawn has arrived. The signal was received at 5:36 a.m. PST Friday: NASA's Dawn spacecraft had successfully entered into orbit around Ceres, becoming the first NASA mission to visit a dwarf planet, and the first to go to two distinct bodies in the solar system.
Astronomers have discovered a massive planet with four suns only 125 light-years from Earth.
Scientists may be one step closer to understanding whether life could have formed in the methane lakes of Saturn's largest moon, Titan.
Now you can enjoy your third daily cup of coffee and feel healthy while you do it: According to a new study, that third cup of joe may be good for your heart.
If you can't stop thinking about the divisive dress that appears blue and black to some and white and gold to others, you are not alone: Scientists who study visual illusions have been dazzled by it too.
DNA evidence suggests the hunter-gatherers of Britain were importing wheat from their agrarian neighbors on mainland Europe as much as 8,000 years ago.
The mysterious function of eyelashes has been revealed at last -- thanks to science.
The Amazon rainforest is fertilized in part by phosphorus from a dry lake bed in the Sahara desert, researchers say in a new report that shows how different parts of our planet are connected in deep and surprising ways.