Scientists have figured out exactly what comets smell like due to chemical analysis of the comet’s coma, revealing a distinct stink of ammonia, horse urine, and formaldehyde.
A fourth major solar flare erupted from a giant sunspot that has been consistently active this week, causing widespread radio blackouts and interrupting GPS communications.
With the extinction of the enormous Megalodon shark, the size and diversity of whale populations was able to grow due to the removal of the whales’ largest predator.
The brown marmorated stink bug has appeared in southwest Michigan.
Despite a close brush with Mars, the ancient comet Siding Spring managed to miss all five orbiters and the Red Planet.
The Orionid meteor shower will light up this week’s skies just before dawn as the Earth passes through leftover dust from Halley’s Comet.
Russian honeybees will hopefully mix with European bees in order to create a hybrid mite-resistant strain not susceptible to Colony Collapse Disorder.
Renowned entomologist Piotr Naskrecki encountered a massive T. blondi tarantula, also known as the Goliath birdeater, in the Amazon jungle.
Researchers are currently using a robotic aerial drone to monitor British Columbia’s wild orca population.
A team from Ohio State University has discovered a giant icy exoplanet that could help explain the mysteries behind Uranus and Neptune.