Mars Rover Perseverance achieves an important milestone.

A set of white tubes hangs on a hand-crafted wood board on the wall of NASA’s…

Cockatoos have shown an immense ability to use tools.

When it comes to handing out first prize for the best problem solvers of the animal…

The Black Death Plague Didn’t Actually Kill Half of Europe, New Study Claims

In the popular imagination, the Black Death is the most devastating pandemic to have ever hit Europe. Between…

News Feature: Animals that self-medicate

Many animal species have created their own pharmacies from ingredients that commonly occur in nature. Birds,…

Photons Received: Webb Sees Its First Star – 18 Times

The James Webb Space Telescope is nearing completion of the first phase of the months-long process…

One of nature’s key constants is much larger in a quantum material

The fine-structure constant is 10 times its normal value in the material, giving a peek at…

Earth’s core may be cooling faster than scientists thought

At the center of Earth sits the planet’s fiery core, which scientists say might be losing…

Dark side of Venus revealed in new NASA photos

Images were taken of Venus’ “night side,” or the side facing away from the sun, offer…

Third potential planet discovered around star closest to our sun

We may have a new planetary neighbour orbiting just four light-years away. Astronomers have detected evidence of…

Australia to spend a record $35 million to protect koalas

Australia will spend a record $50 million Australian ($35 million US) over the next four years…