When it first appeared, the whole thing was big enough to stretch across the Atlantic Ocean from Boston to Portugal but now it is way smaller.
The new findings could herald a revolution in the power of quantum computers, according to researchers.
Supporters of the idea say it could bring an end to poverty while simultaneously enhancing people's freedom.
A new study has found a link between cancer and food items such as packaged bread and chicken nuggets.
Half of the orangutan population of Borneo have disappeared in less than 16 years, due to deforestation associated with unregulated industries like palm oil, and animal killings.
Researchers from the NOAA unexpectedly detected a particle of enriched uranium floating above Alaska.
Thanks to Kepler, we now know that planets around other stars are the rule rather than the exception.
Nutrias are cute but dangerous rodents and they are currently invading California. They breed quickly and can produce hundreds of offspring in one year.
The bones belong to at least 20 people who may have been Tehuelche, a group of indigenous nomadic hunter-gatherers who settled in Patagonia 12,000 years ago.
Dechox is the new campaign urging you to give up your favourite sweet treat.
The two Late Pleistocene boys, roughly estimated to be around 10 and 12 years old, were found to have physical abnormalities.
The Tesla is headed for an orbit between Mars and the asteroid belt.
Scientists have found a new method to detect earthquakes which works more accurately than existing systems.
Rajshree Patil's son was pursuing engineering in Germany when he was diagnosed with a stage IV cancer in the brain.
The iceberg continues to calve and disintegrate as it reaches warmer waters.
The spiral galaxy's swirling arms are where new stars are born, whose high temperatures make them shine a bright blue.
A new set of smart drum line trialled in Australia could keep sharks away from popular beaches and make sure they have better chances of survival.
The 70-pound meteorite looks like an ellipsoid cosmic sculpture with "numerous sockets and perforations".