On February 28, people across Northern Europe saw a bright light streaking across the sky. It was a fireball - a bright meteor - falling to Earth. Scientists have now found a rock from that fireball in a driveway in England.
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Long ago, letters were folded in complicated ways to prevent others from reading them. Now, a group of scientists at MIT have managed to read one of these letters without even opening it.
Scientists have created a healthy clone of a black-footed ferret by using DNA from a ferret that died over 30 years ago. They hope the cloned animal will improve the chances of survival for these endangered ferrets.
Scientists in Hungary have learned that though most dogs have trouble learning new words, some talented dogs can learn new words without really being taught. They just have to hear the word four times.
To recap 2020, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we covered last year. Today we’re looking at some of the year's big stories of space exploration.
To recap 2020, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we’ve covered this year. Today we’re looking at some incredible stories from the world of science.
A research lab called DeepMind has created an artificial intelligence program which has largely solved a complicated puzzle that has challenged scientists for 50 years. The success could lead to huge advances in health care.
In today's news roundup, police in India fight off farmers protesting over new laws, people around the world mourn soccer great Diego Maradona, and two valuable historic notebooks that belonged to Charles Darwin may have been stolen.
On Tuesday, a NASA spacecraft touched down on an asteroid for a few seconds to collect samples that will be brought back to Earth. The operation will help scientists learn more about conditions when the solar system was first formed.
Around the world, countries are racing to create vaccines to protect people against the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. Many countries have agreed to work together on vaccines, but a few countries are working alone.