Average temperatures have risen over the past century in nearly every part of the U.S. outside the Deep South.
Some Democratic senators may join with Republicans to vote for building the Keystone XL pipeline. It's an issue that divides Democrats, a Pew Research survey found in March.
Americans are consistently more likely to say that the U.S. spends too much on space exploration than too little.
We asked Americans how likely they thought five things were to happen by 2064. Here's what they said, and what science says.
Americans see the next half-century as a period of profound scientific change, but they don't agree on what will or won't come to pass.
NASA's SpaceX launch could herald the beginning of the use of private, reusable rockets to service America’s space program.
An international panel of scientists warned yesterday of that the world is already experiencing the effects of climate change and it will get worse -- highlighting a problem that people in many countries see as a major threat.
Religion and evolution will take center stage Tuesday evening in Petersburg, Ky., home of the Creation Museum and the site of a debate between Ken Ham, the museum’s founder, and Bill Nye. The topic: “Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern scientific era?”
More than six decades of global temperature data, condensed into a 15-second visualization.
The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline across the U.S.