Science

Asteroids named after mythological figures are nothing new. But plenty of real-life people have their own eponymous space rocks too – and it’s not always who you’d expect.

These kites-on-steroids are hypnotic to stare at… and might just portend the future of emission-free commercial flights. 

They may look like sci-fi monsters in a state of suspended animation, but these sperm whales are simply demonstrating the art of the underwater power nap. 

Forget aliens or a message from God: this homegrown theory about crop circles is less X-Files and more Apple Isle (and um... stoned wallabies).

International conflict is usually bad for the environment. But occasionally, life finds a way.

Drawing on ancient Indigenous wisdom, an inspired new approach to fire prevention looks set to protect the environment and change lives.

One day Jon Larsen was eating his breakfast on the porch, and a tiny asteroid fragment fell into his bowl of cereal…

From purpose-bred nudies to hair-shedding not-so-cuties, there’s no getting around the fact that bald animals are a bit, well, odd. Ditch your hairbrush and read on.