British astronomers working for the CIA intercept Soviet photos of the moon. A malfunction on the ISS could poison its crew with deadly ammonia gas. A startling image taken by a NASA probe points to evidence that life could exist on Mars.
Genius lies somewhere in the human mind, bringing mathematical insight, sparking artistic inspiration and enabling some to see what most cannot. Might we augment our biology with technology to unlock the genius inside us all?
Strange spots near the Grand Canyon may hold clues to the legendary treasure of a notorious bandit. Satellite images could explain desert ruins rumored to be an entrance to an underworld. A city-size chunk of ice suddenly disappears in Antarctica.
Recent discoveries could explain how supermassive black holes grow so big, one of the universe's most mysterious questions. Neither dark matter nor cannibalism can fully explain these monsters, but the latest science might finally provide an answer.
Astronomers find evidence for incredible alien technology around a distant star. The first pictures of Pluto show that something might be moving across its surface. Apollo astronauts see something they can't explain as they approach the moon.
Terrorists, like any group, have a cause to rally around. But for them, the cause justifies the deliberate targeting of innocent civilians. How can they think that way? Now, science is peering into the dark heart of terror networks to find out why.