Light bulbs can turn electricity into light (and a bit of heat) – an expert explains how they do it.
Just the tiniest bit of light can let you see in the 'dark.' Here's how your eyes do it.
In science, we look at the evidence and try to find the theory that best explains it. And that's what happened when it came to figuring out evolution.
The first Martian might just be a human being.
We don't know for sure which one is smarter, because not everyone agrees on what "intelligence" means. Both have their own special behaviours and skills and we can't say who is more intelligent.
The Universe is mind-bogglingly large and with the latest technology, the search is only just starting to heat up.
Music doesn't get objectively worse over time. So why do older generations scoff at each new top 40 hit?
The Australian landscape is very old and the soils in inland areas can be very fragile.
The first computer, named the ABC, was built at Iowa State University. But for a long time, few had heard of it.
Kepler-452b is sometimes called 'Earth 2.0', but there's a lot we still don't know about it.
There are three main scenarios that may influence whether or not you develop a phobia.
The International Space Station is the biggest human made structure in space and the third brightest object in the sky. But the living conditions for the six astronauts on it are quite cramped.
Those little nuggets in your nose are actually a sign your body is working to protect you.
Interestingly, there are more non-identical twins in Australia now than there have been before. The number of twin pregnancies has grown over the past 30 years.
School integration is often thought of as something that took place in the 1960s. But the first black student to desegregate a school by court order was an Iowa girl named Susan Clark in 1868.
Of all the planets in the solar system, there’s a reason we call Earth home. It’s made of just the right stuff. It’s not too small, or too big, or too hot or too cold. It’s just right.
A battery's power comes from a chemical reaction that happens inside the cell.
Oh! Excuse me! Please pardon my sphincter, esophagus and throat.
Most people think that many millions of years ago, Saturn didn't have rings at all. Instead, it had a big moon moving around it. Eventually, the moon burst and broke into pieces.
Sleep paralysis – when you wake up but feel like you can't move – seems to be more common if you sleep on your back. But we don't know why.