It may sound far-fetched, but humanity faces a major potential danger: someday, there might be a gigantic explosion on the sun.
Even global nuclear war couldn't wipe out this powerful strain of bacteria!
Despite being touted for their health benefits, antioxidant supplements might do little more for you than snake oil.
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?