Science Stories of 2016

The Top 9 Baffling, Humbling, Mind-Blowing Science Stories of 2016

From gravity’s song to the evolutionary secrets of dogs, this year unlocked a treasure trove of scientific discovery


 This year’s science left us speechless and maybe a tiny bit more knowledgeable. (NG Images / Alamy)

By Ben Panko

2016 was a momentous year for science. Check out how Smithsonian covered a few of this year’s biggest science news stories. Read more.