Electric grids, such as high power lines, lose over fiver percent of their energy during transmission - a waste that physicists are trying to overcome.
The tilt of Earth's axis as it orbits the sun results in the seasonal changes.
How do people in a special airplane flight get to float like there is no gravity - just like astronauts? An aerospace engineer explains.
Mmmmmmm. That smells delicious. Wait, how do you know that?
Differences in the viruses' biology and societal contexts mean there's no guarantee today's pandemic will mirror the 'waves' of infection a century ago.
Microscopic ocean phytoplankton feed a "biological pump" that carries carbon from the surface to deep waters. Scientists have found that this process stores much more carbon than previously thought.
Wind travels all over the world. Where does it come from, and why?
The Big Bang is not the explosion you might imagine.
Inspired by amber and hard candy, researchers figured out a new, needle-free, shelf-stable way to preserve vaccines, making them easier to ship and administer around the world.
The pioneering African-American "computer" has died aged 101.