The seven-term Drake equation is used to estimate the number of intelligent civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy. While humanity has yet to find any presence of aliens, the famous mathematical equation is now serving humanity in another manner:estimatingthe odds of COVID-19 transmission.
At least seven people have been charged in an elaborateflying squirrel trafficking scheme in which poachers inFlorida caught thousands of the rodents before sellingthem to buyers in Asia, officials said on Monday.
More than 7 million Americans have become ill with COVID-19, resulting in the deaths of more than 215,000 people. Now, researchers are worried that wildlife species, in particular, one species of whale, could contract the deadly virus.
As NASA gets set to return to the moon in 2024 and head to Mars several years later, the space agency awarded a number of U.S. companies with contracts worth $370 million to help make these plans happen.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef has been severely damaged over the years, as widespread bleaching caused by rising temperatures and climate change negatively impact the structure. Now, a new study has put a firm figure on just how much of the reef has been lost over the past 25 years: a staggering 50%.
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins has reached the International Space Station after the Soyuz spacecraft carrying her and Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov completed a fast-track, two-orbit rendezvous path to the orbiting space lab.