Scientists have found the biggest distant galaxy cluster ever seen, using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Atacama Cosmology Telescope in Chile. Image: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Rutgers/J.Hughes et al, Optical: ESO/VLT/Pontificia Universidad. Catolica de Chile/L.Infante & SOAR (MSU/NOAO/UNC/CNPq-Brazil)/Rutgers/F.Menanteau, IR: NASA/JPL/Rutgers/F.Menanteau.

Workers, soldiers and supersoldiers mingle in this ant colony. Photo by Alex Wild at alexanderwild.com. Updated: 6:30 p.m. ET | In 2006, while collecting ants on an abandoned property in central Long Island, biologist Ehab Abouheif of…

In mid-July, NASA's Dawn spacecraft swung into a yearlong orbit around Vesta, the second-most massive object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Since then, it has been snapping pictures of the protoplanet's rugged surface and beaming them…

EmbedVideo(2142, 482, 304); It all started with a summer pool party and a Harvard neuroscientist who prefers to be called Bob. Bob -- aka Dr. Sandeep Robert Datta -- was splashing around the pool with…