Featured by Molly Glick
NASA’s now taking astronaut applications. Do you have the right stuff?
Here’s what they’re looking for.
Fish gave us legs—and four other finny facts
Have you thanked a fish today?
What COVID-19’s ‘inevitable’ spread in the United States actually means
“We are asking the American public to prepare in expectation that this will be bad."
Katherine Johnson, whose calculations enabled the first moonwalk, dies at 101
The gender-equality trailblazer was trusted like a “human computer.”
Prehistoric migration could hint at how birds will handle climate change
New simulations place the seasonal phenomenon around the last ice age.
We finally know how millipedes have sex, thanks to glowing genitals
Once a mystery, we now know exactly how millipedes get down.
The Oscars produces major red carpet waste
That famous carpet is reportedly ‘destroyed’ each year after its one moment in the spotlight.
Humans need bumble bees—and they are disappearing faster than we thought
Alarming data shows it’s time to save the bees.
Most humans don’t have tails. So why do we have the bones for it?
On the origin of our useless tailbones.
These infrared images show just how alive butterflies’ wings are
They contain “wing hearts” that pump blood and regulate temperatures.