As we celebrate the 90th anniversary of Pluto’s discovery, we are forced to examine and reflect on the planetary status of the formerly recognized 9th planet in our solar system. #TeamPluto premieres Tuesday, February 18th at 11pm ET/PT on Discovery and Discovery GO.
Water, water everywhere; drinking more will help kids think. So says a study recently published in The Journal of Nutrition.
The Broomstick Challenge is clearly sweeping the nation, but don’t let it fool you. If you take a closer look behind the meaning of it, it’s not exactly based on real science.
With award season in high gear and movie stars flocking to Hollywood, let’s look up to the real stars in our lives and celebrate some of astronomy’s biggest results from last year.
The Crab Nebula sits 6,500 light-years away, and is currently about 11 light-years across. But while it looks pretty from afar, don’t give in to the temptation to visit it up close.
Every year like clockwork, we are confronted with the dreaded flu season. Scientists work tirelessly to understand Influenza and how we can prevent the spread.
Astrophysicist Paul M. Sutter shares the latest in the world of rocket launches and what India’s SSLV is all about.
One of life's building blocks could have originated in outer space. But if this experiment shows how these building blocks actually formed, how exactly did they get to Earth?
We're used to rain and the water cycle here on earth, but what about on the sun? Guess what: it rains there too! Read on to learn more.
When you step on your scale in your house, you see a number. Whether you like it or not, that’s your weight on Earth, right? Wrong! Read on to learn more about how your weight can change depending on your location on the planet.
There’s been a lot of excitement around space exploration recently. Astrophysicist Paul M. Sutter discusses the viability between the Moon and Mars.
Octopuses are capable of some amazing things. But did you know their arms literally have minds of their own? Learn more about a new study that has determined exactly how those little brains make decisions.
Scientists may have discovered the location of an ancient buried crater, a result of a meteorite that barreled into the Earth some 800,000 years ago.
Fans of space are having a tough time picking sides over a recent controversy between SpaceX and astronomers. But what's the big debate all about? Astrophysicist Paul M. Sutter digs into both perspectives.
Scientists just made a real-life breakthrough in understanding how bees talk to each other. Learn more about decoding the honey bee waggle dance.