Iran step-up its nuclear program builds new centrifuge factory Iran step-up its nuclear program builds new centrifuge factory
Quantum theory provides a unique perspective into the rise of populism Quantum theory provides a unique perspective into the rise of populism
Physicists develop higher energy capacities in batteries Physicists develop higher energy capacities in batteries
Electron congregation could help advance 'valleytronics' Electron congregation could help advance 'valleytronics'
Bacteria can use air to fix nitrogen, study reports Bacteria can use air to fix nitrogen, study reports
U.S. might temporarily exempt some countries from Iran sanctions U.S. might temporarily exempt some countries from Iran sanctions
North Korea increases nuclear production in secret, U.S. officials say North Korea increases nuclear production in secret, U.S. officials say
Hybrid device harvests magnetic and mechanical energy Hybrid device harvests magnetic and mechanical energy
Wolves are thriving in radioactive Chernobyl Wolves are thriving in radioactive Chernobyl
Greenpeace activists expose nuclear power plant's security vulnerability Greenpeace activists expose nuclear power plant's security vulnerability
Nuclear scientists highlight key property that drives neutron decay Nuclear scientists highlight key property that drives neutron decay
Kilopower is NASA's brand new nuclear reactor, built to power deep-space exploration Kilopower is NASA's brand new nuclear reactor, built to power deep-space exploration
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts, threatens residential neighborhoods Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts, threatens residential neighborhoods
U.S. Department of Energy announces $19M for advanced battery technology U.S. Department of Energy announces $19M for advanced battery technology
Apple operations now fully powered by clean energy Apple operations now fully powered by clean energy
Atlantic overturning is weakest it has been in over 1000 years Atlantic overturning is weakest it has been in over 1000 years
Dual-atom catalyst yields clean energy by artificial photosynthesis Dual-atom catalyst yields clean energy by artificial photosynthesis
Popularity of electric cars could make ocean water safe to drink Popularity of electric cars could make ocean water safe to drink
Climate change is causing certain beetle species to shrink, study reports Climate change is causing certain beetle species to shrink, study reports
Small nuclear reactors could one day power Martian colony Small nuclear reactors could one day power Martian colony
Rising sea levels could threaten key archaeological sites Rising sea levels could threaten key archaeological sites
Lightning creates nuclear reactions through antimatter Lightning creates nuclear reactions through antimatter
Dark Energy Survey maps 26 million galaxies Dark Energy Survey maps 26 million galaxies
Trappist-1 planetary system formed as long ago as 9.8 billion years, NASA says Trappist-1 planetary system formed as long ago as 9.8 billion years, NASA says
Moon's magnetic field lasted much longer than previously thought Moon's magnetic field lasted much longer than previously thought
Earth-sized storm discovered on Neptune Earth-sized storm discovered on Neptune
Computer simulation suggests ancient Venus had a small ocean Computer simulation suggests ancient Venus had a small ocean
Proxima b may be unable to sustain Earth-like atmosphere Proxima b may be unable to sustain Earth-like atmosphere
Keystone pipeline might not get built after all Keystone pipeline might not get built after all
Dark Energy Survey observes superluminous supernova Dark Energy Survey observes superluminous supernova
Conservationists lash out at plans to build natural-gas pipeline on scenic Appalachian trail Conservationists lash out at plans to build natural-gas pipeline on scenic Appalachian trail
Russian hackers breached U.S. nuclear power-plant systems Russian hackers breached U.S. nuclear power-plant systems
Unprecedented heat waves force southwest U.S. to burn unprecedented levels of electricity Unprecedented heat waves force southwest U.S. to burn unprecedented levels of electricity
Coal baron sues John Oliver for anti-coal segment Coal baron sues John Oliver for anti-coal segment
Interior head: drilling on public lands could make US “dominant” power Interior head: drilling on public lands could make US "dominant" power
Oil prices keep falling as U.S., OPEC boost output Oil prices keep falling as U.S., OPEC boost output
Nasa scientists have proposed an audacious plan that could give Mars its atmosphere back Nasa scientists have proposed an audacious plan that could give Mars its atmosphere back
Tim Cook explains meeting with Donald Trump Tim Cook explains meeting with Donald Trump
Pence says that Trump will surprise many Pence says that Trump will surprise many
NASA makes an engine that defies Newton laws of motion NASA makes an engine that defies Newton laws of motion
'Snowball Earth' may have helped give rise to Earth's first animals
Those new conditions perfectly allowed algae to spread across the globe. That then created the burst of energy needed for more complex organisms to thrive.
Iran sues the U.S. for breaching nuclear deal: reports
The Iran government has filed a lawsuit against the United States over President Donald Trump's decision.
Iran government orders reopening of nuclear plant: reports
The Iran government on Wednesday ordered a formerly unused nuclear plant to resume operations.
Two-dimensional material could revolutionize solar fuel generation
A new two-dimensional material could revolutionize the field of solar fuel generation.
German scientists creating artificial Sun
Scientists in Germany are turning on what is being described as 'the world's largest artificial sun.'
Access to water cut off as battle for Mosul wages on
The battle for Mosul has cut off access to running water for thousands of citizens.
Last reservoir of ordinary matter discovered
A new study has found the missing third or ordinary matter in the known universe.
Garnet may be sucking iron out of Earth's crust
New evidence suggests a unique metal called garnet is the reason there is not an overwhelming amount of iron in the Earth's crust.
Time travel might be possible after all
Scientists believe time travel may be much more plausible than many assume it to be.
Future humans could overcome expansion of the universe
Dyson spheres could be used to anchor stars within the Milky Way.
Hydrogen may turn metal within planet interiors, study reports
A new study reveals that hydrogen can turn metal if put under enough pressure.
Researchers at CERN are on a subatomic hunt to detect rare particle decay
Scientists at CERN are conducting experiments in an effort to reveal new laws of physics.
CT scans of tyrannosaur skull hold clues to predator's evolution
Because Bisti's skull was so thick, only the laboratory's microtron electron accelerator produced X-rays with sufficient high energy to see inside it.
Ammonia fuel cells could be valuable renewable energy commodity
Made from sun, air, and water, ammonia could power the globe without carbon emissions.
Agent-based models provide decision-makers with potential outcomes following a nuclear attack
Agent-based models provide insight into potential disaster outcomes from the "bottom up," through the interactions of a large model-population.
Carbon Dioxide recycling is not far from becoming a reality
Scientists say we're on the cusp of a carbon dioxide recycling revolution.
Huge breakthrough: Large Hadron Collider sets new energy record
It's now more than double the power that it was before it went through $150 million in upgrades, and scientists are excited about the discoveries it could lead to.
Ammonia clouds, jet streams cause Jupiter's swirling colors
Pressurized magnetic fields 1,800 feet below the surface abruptly cut off the planet's jet streams.
Pompeo talks de-nuclearization specifics with North Koreans
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in North Korea today, trying to get some concrete commitments from North Korean leaders on when and how they intend to fulfill leader Kim Jong Un's pledge to get rid of the country's nuclear arsenal.
Lyft and Uber believe they have the solution to reduce carbon emissions
The ride-hailing companies suggest that a reduction in personal vehicle ownership will contribute to carbon emission reduction.
T-Mobile Plans to Go Green
T-Mobile dedicates itself to renewable energy.
Glowing plants could be a future alternative to electrical lights
Researchers have developed glowing plants they hope could one day replace outdoor lighting.
Strange booming sounds in Colorado baffle experts
Speculation about the source of the booms include a supersonic aircraft that broke the sound barrier or, possibly, a meteor from the Leonid meteor shower, which peaked on Nov. 17 and 18.
Global light pollution is steadily rising each year, study reports
New research shows that light pollution continues to grow in all areas of the world.
Ocean wind turbines could generate immense amounts of energy, study reports
A new report reveals that wind turbines on the open ocean have the potential to create much more energy than the ones on land.
Solar water cooler could significantly lower energy costs
Current cooling systems consume nearly 15 percent of all electricity and account for more than 10 percent of total global greenhouse gas emissions.
TRAPPIST-1 is billions of years older than our solar system, study reports
The distant system sits roughly 40 light-years from Earth and, according to the new research, is between 5.4 and 9.8 billion years old.
Dark Energy Survey produces new universe map
Scientists with the international Dark Energy Consortium have released the most accurate map yet made of the universe's dark matter.
Icy moons may not be habitable after Sun becomes red giant
The simulation suggests these worlds will go directly from melting to runaway greenhouse effects.
White House threatens Alaska after Sen. Murkowski vetoes health care bill
Sullivan interpreted Zimke's message as a threat that the federal government might no longer sign off on Alaska legislation that requires its signature.
Autonomous robotic telescopes observe blazars and other extreme astronomical phenomena
As many as 10,000 images of these remote high-energy phenomena are imaged every week, then processed via machine learning.
Astronomers identify 'Saraswati' galactic supercluster
The galactic supercluster Saraswati is one of the largest cosmic structures ever found in the nearby universe.
Is snorting chocolate a good idea?
But some in the medical community are dubious about ingesting foreign substances, including chocolate.
China ramps up battery production
This production ramp-up will push China's share of global lithium-ion battery production to 65%, up from 55% today.
Sun headed toward solar minimum
Phase is ideal for scientists to study coronal holes.
Chandra telescope observes two galaxies merging
Merging galaxies are analog of much older, more distant galaxies in the early universe.
Uranus' magnetosphere opens and closes every day
Studying ice giants such as Uranus is viewed as key to understanding similar exoplanets.
Hubble discovers still rotating dead galaxy
Finding challenges conventional views of the way galaxies evolve.
China ramps up its space program
Through international partnerships, multiple missions will be launched in the next few years.
Neutron star observation experiment to be conducted from ISS
Rapidly spinning pulsars could one day be used to navigate spacecraft around the solar system.
NASA selects twelve new astronaut candidates
Largest astronaut class in 17 years chosen from a pool of more than 18,000 applicants.
LIGO makes third detection of gravitational waves
Ripples in spacetime produced by energy released when two black holes merge into a single larger one.
Elon Musk leaves White House councils over climate-accord withdrawal
Musk has pursued a range of clean-energy technologies in the last few years, including electric cars, solar roof panels, and improvements in battery technology.
EU and China seek common ground on climate change
President Trump might not share European Union officials' support for the international pact on climate change, but Chinese Premier Li Keqiang does.
Study suggests black holes have event horizons as predicted
A new study lends credence to the idea that black holes annihilate any matter or energy that passes their event horizons.
"Urban heat islands" endanger city life and the Earth's climate, says study
The world's cities aren't just hotspots of population growth and commercial activity.
Cassini captures new images of Enceladus
Moon known to have all the necessary building blocks for life.
Asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs impacted at worst time and location
Dinosaurs might have survived had impact occurred in deep rather than shallow waters.
New study suggests Saturn moon Enceladus could host life
Molecular hydrogen detected in vapor plumes coming off the moon has surprised scientists.
Lockheed's fusion reactor in trouble
An updated technical report shows that the firm's reactor is 100 times larger than originally planned, and weighs a massive 2,000 tons.