Twenty-eight thousand light years away from Earth, towards the centre of the Milky Way, an unexpectedly mighty hurricane blows around a tiny black hole.
Though it may seem like a paradox, a lack of water could drown coastal Louisiana. Every hour, an area of land approximately the size of a football field disappears. Mostly to blame are…
Male Argentine lake ducks possess — in relation to their body length — the longest penises of any vertebrate.
A new evolutionary leap will occur by 2100, and Dr Henrik Frystacki tells you why.
Seventy years ago the droning of aircraft could be heard above Darwin.
December 2, 1989, a private twin-engine plane travelling from San Diego in the US crashed near a regional airport in Ruidoso, New Mexico, killing the pilot and his wife.
More than half a century after his grandfather became one of the first men in the world to summit Everest, the spirit of adventure lives on in Tashi Tenzing.
For William Laurance, no two days are ever the same. One might involve supervising a PhD project in Asia, the next he could be deep in the North Queensland rainforest, collecting evidence of…
A factory in the southeastern Mexican city of Tuxtla Gutierrez is hard at work churning out an unusual product: bugs.
Following a career that has included stints at NASA and the European Southern Observatory, Dr Peter Quinn now has a brief to bring Australia the most exciting new space project of the new…