Science

See Two Galaxies Merge In This Epic Hubble Image

The Hubble Space Telescope has been in orbit for nearly 30 years, but it’s still producing incredible images. Most recently, the image above was released showing a pair of barred spiral galaxies in the process of merging.

News & Notes

Don’t Miss the Total Lunar Eclipse on Jan. 31

Still blown away by last summer’s total solar eclipse? Catch the moon’s version during the total lunar eclipse in the early hours on Wednesday morning (Jan. 31). This spectacular lunar event, called a Super Blue

Cool Facts

What Are Goose Bumps About?

The human body is a wondrous yet perplexing machine that can spur lots of interesting questions. Here’s a good one. What are goose bumps about? Goose bumps occur when the tiny muscles at the base

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Why Do We Get Ice Cream Headaches?

The human body is a wondrous yet perplexing machine that can spur lots of interesting questions. Here’s a good one. Why do I get a headache when I eat ice cream too quickly? Scientists aren’t

Science

A Massive Asteroid Will Safely Pass Earth Today

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s an … asteroid? Later today, 2.7-mile-wide Asteroid Florence, a large near-Earth asteroid, will pass safely by our planet at a distance of about 4.4 million