You can view Nobel Award-winning scientists sketching their research in the video above. What do you get when you ask 56 Nobel Laureate scientists to cartoon their greatest discoveries? Photographer Volker Steger fearlessly tackled the challenge during…

EmbedVideo(6689, 482, 304); A Russian Proton-M rocket crashes seconds after launch on Tuesday. Video by Rossiya 24. A Russian rocket carrying three navigation satellites careened off its flight path, burst into flames and crashed just seconds after liftoff…

Chimpanzees snack on fruit and vegetables at Louisiana's Chimp Haven retirement facility. Image by Cameron Hickey. In another move toward ending invasive research on our chimpanzee cousins, the National Institute of Health announced on Wednesday that it…

The nearside of the moon. Photo by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera. A message to the skywatchers: tilt your head back after nightfall on Sunday, and you'll see the closest full moon of the year -- a phenomenon…

A periodical cicada basks in the sun at a cemetery in Lorton, Virginia. Photo by Jenny Marder. On a hot spring day in late May, I went hunting for periodical cicadas with John Cooley, a veteran expert…

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