When scientists began looking closely at a moth’s eye they discovered a nanostructure on the surface of their eyes, which were named the corneal nipple-array. Those tiny little structures essentially assisted the moth in gathering light from the surrounding world it flies through.
Recently NASA announced two brand-spanking new missions to our sister planet, Venus. This is the first time in over 40 years that Americans have led a mission to that enigmatic planet. What do they hope to find? Clues to our past…and answers to our future.
This month on discovery+ heats up with NAKED AND AFRAID OF LOVE. But it doesn't stop there! We keep streaming the OG NAKED AND AFRAID, EXPEDITION UNKNOWN, and our new fave GETAWAY DRIVER.Here's your guide for what to stream this month on discovery+.
One emergency services department has come up with a novel way of trying to make the fire season a little bit safer...with the help of some four legged creatures.
Uncharacteristically hot temperatures in Canada and the Pacific Northwest have left people searching for relief. But what about the wildlife? It is only getting warmer, and that has caused irreversible damage and tragic demise to over 1 billion sea creatures.
“Are we alone? Personally, I don’t think we are,” Bill Nelson, former astronaut and Chief of NASA, said in a video interview.
Imagine a world where every car or plane, every patient, every building, or even entire cities have their own virtual, real-time computerized replica--a digital double.
The first bison relocation in Europe of its kind has been hailed a success after seven male individuals were transported from Germany and set free in Bulgaria earlier this summer.
One of my favorite things about exoplanet systems is just how weird they can get. It seems that every few months we are treated to another surprise. This time around, NASA's TESS observatory delivered a planet almost three times more massive than Jupiter orbiting around not one, but two stars. As an added bonus: that planet orbits its twin suns closer than the Earth does around the sun. Who wants to take a trip?
Scientists searching for microbes in Antarctica came up with none. What could these findings mean for the possibility of life beyond earth?
Host Kym Whitley is joined by Olympic Champion McKayla Maroney as they judge five teams, composed of the country's elite dogs and dog trainers, to determine who takes home the top prize of $5,000 — to be donated to the animal charity. PUPPY BOWL PRESENTS: THE SUMMER GAMES will be streaming exclusively on discovery+, starting on Saturday, July 31.
Forget the gardener — you need goats! NYC's Riverside Park opted for a sustainable and eco-friendly way of getting rid of invasive plant species with the help of some furry friends.
Two of America’s oldest and most fabled trains are pulling out of the station again this summer after a long pandemic hiatus. The iconic and picture-postcard locomotives are the perfect place to start a summer adventure, and offer a refreshing alternative to road trips. Here’s everything you need to know about them.Please review and follow all state and local guidelines while traveling.
This morning, on July 20, 2021, Blue Origin's first crewed spaceflight was a success! Congrats to Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos and three crewmates, who lifted off into space from Blue Origin’s Launch Site near Van Horn, Texas. Here's the play-by-play of the New Shepard's approximitely 10 minute flight from launch to capsule landing, which looked picture perfect.
The countdown has begun for Blue Origin’s first crewed spaceflight. On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at 9:00A ET, Jeff Bezos and three crewmates are lifting off into space from Blue Origin’s Launch Site near Van Horn, Texas. Watch SPACE LAUNCH LIVE: BLUE ORIGIN & JEFF BEZOS GO TO SPACE on Discovery and Science Channels at 8:00A ET or at washingtonpost.com.