All the bear booties of the world, unite for Fat Bear Week.
A few billionare-backed companies have ambitious goals: launching tens of thousands of communication satellites to provide global high-speed internet access. Elon Musk’s StarLink, Jeff Bezos’ Project Kuiper, One Web, GuoWang, and more are all competing for this lucrative market. In less than a decade, we can expect over 50,000 new satellites to encircle the Earth. That’s about ten times more than are currently active.
A handful of sightings of rare whales have been recorded off the coast of California in recent weeks, leading some to wonder what’s causing the magnificent beasts to swim up to the ocean surface.
Ancient human footprints found in New Mexico suggest people may have arrived in the Americas 10,000 years before scientists had previously thought.
Jupiter is the OG best friend in the solar system. It finds all the tiny little comets and asteroids heading for the vulnerable inner planets and takes one for the team, chewing up the dangerous rocks in its thick atmosphere. It happened again just recently, and this time an amateur astronomer caught it in the act.
National Ghost Hunting Day kicks off this Saturday, September 25th, and the expert team behind EXPEDITION X is bringing you the best of the best in ghost hunting tips! With these tricks under your belt, you’ll be in tip-top shape for spooky season. And remember: ghouls just want to have fun!
Four years after leaving Gold Rush Todd Hoffman has been given an opportunity too good to pass up. Will he strike it big? Or walk away penniless? Keep reading to learn more about the Hoffman's return next year on Discovery and discovery+.
An incredibly resilient species of coral has weathered hundreds of years of coral bleaching and survived. What can this teach scientists about conservation?
Finally, a success story for the critically endangered animal.
Winchcombe is the sort of quiet English market town where life trundles along unremarkably day after day. So when a meteorite landed in the middle of a housing estate on the evening of February 28, 2021 it caused a rare and unexpected sensation.
A colony of penguins near Cape Town, South Africa, was found dead after being attacked by a swarm of bees.
Every September since 2009, Climate Week coincides with the UN General Assembly in New York City. Action is required to halt and attempt to reverse the rapid and catastrophic deterioration of the world's climate. The planet is in crisis and this year The Explorers Club is spotlighting experts in the field to bring awareness to how we can create the change we need to improve the future of the planet.
SpaceX launched four private citizens to space on Wednesday, September 15, at 8:02PM ET. Following their three-day trip around the Earth, the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule successfully splashed down off the coast of Florida Saturday evening. There were no professional astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft. Let’s learn more about Inspiration4's journey. Updated Monday, September 20.
Two bluefin, a yellowfin, and an albacore tuna species are no longer critically endangered — surprising scientists.
These seven species of spotted skunks can do handstands, but that’s not the only secret they’re hiding.