In early April, scientists released the first picture ever taken of a black hole. To take the image, the scientists combined information from seven different telescopes, making a telescope as big as the Earth.
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When Felix Finkbeiner was nine years old, he told his classmates, "Let's plant a million trees in every country of the world!" Now, 12 years later, his "Plant-for-the-Planet" project has planted over 1 billion trees.
The popularity of Amazon's Alexa shows that many people don’t mind trading some privacy to have a computer assistant always around to help them. But Bloomberg News recently reported that humans are also listening to many Alexa recordings.
Thousands of people protested in London this week, blocking traffic and delaying buses and trains. The protests were organized by the group Extinction Rebellion to demand government action on climate change.
How would you like to help name a planet? Scientists who discovered a minor planet in 2007 are looking for help in giving the planet, currently known as 2007 OR10, a permanent name.
The world's largest plane took off on Saturday for its first flight ever. The Stratolaunch, which was created to send rockets into space, completed its 2.5 hour test flight and landed again safely.
Last week, scientists released a report naming a killer worse than smoking - unhealthy eating. The report says that unhealthy eating is responsible for 20% of all deaths worldwide.
The county government near Seattle, Washington is struggling with an unusual problem: bald eagles are taking trash from a garbage dump and dropping it in the yards of people who live nearby.
Two groups that work to protect the environment are warning that American use of thick bathroom tissue is doing a lot of damage to the largest untouched forests in the world.
China has used DNA to make a copy of a police dog famous for its abilities. The company that did the work hopes the clone will be as talented as the original dog, which they called the "Sherlock Holmes of police dogs".