AUTHOR: Jesse Greenspan
Newly Discovered Planet Has Three Suns
July 8, 2016

Dubbed HD 131399Ab, it experiences near-constant daylight for years on end, followed by periods of triple sunrises and sunsets. Read More

NASA Spacecraft Begins Orbit of Jupiter
July 5, 2016

By unlocking the giant planet’s secrets, NASA hopes to learn more about how the solar system formed. Read More

When Stalin Was Caught Napping
June 22, 2016

Even as millions of Nazi troops massed on his border, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin remained convinced that Adolf Hitler wouldn’t betray him. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About Chernobyl
April 25, 2016

Explore some surprising facts about history’s worst nuclear accident. Read More

Remembering the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
April 15, 2016

Look back at the deadliest earthquake ever to strike the United States. Read More

Ancient Text Could Hold Key to Unlocking Etruscan Secrets
April 1, 2016

Archeologists in Italy have unearthed a 500-pound sandstone slab that may help them decipher the lost language and culture of a mysterious pre-Roman people. Read More

Multiple Assassins Involved in Brutal Death of Egyptian Pharaoh
March 29, 2016

CT scan images suggest that as one assailant slit Ramses III’s throat, another severed his right big toe. Read More

New Research Sheds Light On Swedish King’s Decapitation
March 22, 2016

Thanks to modern forensic techniques, researchers are fleshing out the lurid story of 12th-century Swedish King Erik IX. Read More

The Birth of the Tuskegee Airmen
March 18, 2016

On the anniversary of the outfit’s creation, find out how this legendary unit came into being. Read More

11 Things You May Not Know About Scott Kelly’s Year in Space
March 7, 2016

As astronaut Scott Kelly readjusts to life on Earth, explore some fascinating facts about his record-breaking year in orbit. Read More