The Mars Science Laboratory mission is sending its largest rover to the red planet. That rover's name is Curiosity.
Supernovas explode with a bright burst of radiation, giving off as much energy in a few days as our sun will give off in its entire lifetime.
Have you heard about the newest metals? They have been given temporary names, Ununquadium and Ununhexium.
How come the United States is falling behind other countries when it comes to increases in life expectancy?
You are exposed to relatively high doses of radiation from the time you go through security to the moment your plane lands.
We've all heard rumors that cockroaches can survive, well, anything. But, could they survive nuclear war?
Why would people choose to have tests done that expose them to radiation?
You want to build a spaceship that can travel from Earth to the newly established colony on Mars, but there's no way a human crew can survive the trip.
Touch the inside surface of a window on a cold day and you can see that glass is bad at keeping out cold. Why does glass work so well for building hothouses?
How will future space explorers protect themselves against dangerous solar flares?