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The sun went 'blank' for the second time this month. What does it mean?

Despite the overall decline, history has proven that some of the largest solar storms in memory can occur when sunspots appear to be ebbing.

Why Do Bird Eggs Have Different Shapes? Look to the Wings

Why Do Bird Eggs Have Different Shapes? Look to the Wings

Why Do Bird Eggs Have Different Shapes? Look to the Wings In the most comprehensive study of egg shapes to date, scientists say that the best predictor of long or pointy eggs is a bird’s flying ability.

The Moon Will Cross in Front of a Bright Star in Tuesday Nights Sky

The Moon Will Cross in Front of a Bright Star in Tuesday Night's Sky

The Moon Will Cross in Front of a Bright Star in Tuesday Nights Sky

Best UFO Sightings Of May 2016

Best UFO Sightings Of May 2016

Recently mushroom hunters have been sharing photos of the fly agaric, which has a reputation for strange and dangerous effects when ingested by other living things.

Amanita Muscaria, commonly known as the Fly Agaric mushroom.

Flecks of Extraterrestrial Dust, All Over the Roof.A jazz musician from Norway hunted bits of cosmic debris for eight years and found it everywhere. Turns out, tons of it land every day.

Flecks of Extraterrestrial Dust, All Over the Roof. Varieties of space dust, barely the width of a human hair. These photomicrographs were made with a special camera setup that magnifies the dust grains nearly times. By Jan Braly Kihle/Jon Larsen

Electric Wind May Be Why Venus Lacks Water

Scientists Discover Why Venus Lacks Water

Venus has an "electric wind" strong enough to strip traces of water from its upper atmosphere

Grim beauty Deadly diseases under the microscope

British scientists crack killer cancer code

Cancer will become a manageable disease rather than a death sentence thanks to a revolutionary treatment which will be available within five years, British specialists predict. (via DNA map offers hope on cancer treatments - Telegraph)

Physicists Recover From a Summers Particle Hangover

The history of science has shown that setbacks, like the exotic new particle that wasn’t, give way to renewed quests, and theorists lean on experimenters.

All by Itself, the Humble Sweet Potato Colonized the World - The New York Times

All by Itself, the Humble Sweet Potato Colonized the World

All by Itself, the Humble Sweet Potato Colonized the World - The New York Times

What does whisky leave you, other than tipsy? An interesting pattern of evaporation, if you look closely enough, which a team of scientists and a photographer did.

At the Bottom of a Whisky Glass, a Beautiful Experiment

At the Bottom of a Whisky Glass, a Beautiful Experiment (beautiful maybe, but letting whisky evaporate is just wrong!

By NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR Science https://ift.tt/2HJpq0l Space and Astronomy The space rock crashed in a desert in Sudan in 2008 and the flaws in its embedded minerals are like nothing seen in todays solar system.

By NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR Science https://ift.tt/2HJpq0l Space and Astronomy The space rock crashed in a desert in Sudan in 2008 and the flaws in its embedded minerals are like nothing seen in todays solar system.

New Study Finds Depression in Our Genes

New Study Finds Depression in Our Genes

The Prime Minister has spoken about new plans to support mental health care in the UK as well as potential changes to the Debt Health Form.

The Mucus-Shooting Worm-Snail That Turned Up in the Florida Keys - The New York Times

The Mucus-Shooting Worm-Snail That Turned Up in the Florida Keys

While studying an artificial reef made from a sunken ship, researchers found a mollusk that may never have been seen before. It could threaten coral in the Florida Keys.

Gary Steigman, Who Teased Out the Universe’s Dark Secrets, Dies at 76 - The New York Times

Gary Steigman Who Teased Out the Universes Dark Secrets Dies at 76