Artificial intelligence has changed the way science is done by allowing researchers to analyze the massive amounts of data modern scientific instruments generate.
Despite the fact that people can't remember much before the age of 2 or 3, research suggests that infants can form memories - just not the kinds of memories you tell about yourself.
Astronomers have discussed the Moon illusion for centuries, and there are some facts they all agree on.
To catch their food, octopuses use lots of strategies and tricks.
An analysis of the genetic material in the ocean has identified thousands of previously unknown RNA viruses and doubled the number of phyla, or biological groups, of viruses thought to exist.
The word "planet" came from the ancient Greek words that mean "wandering star."
When the rock now known as the Chicxulub impactor plummeted from outer space and slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, cockroaches were there.
The plasma of a coronal mass ejection consists of a cloud of protons and electrons, which are electrically charged particles. When these particles reach the Earth, they interact with the magnetic field that surrounds the planet.