NASA totally remasters image of Europa, the Jupiter moon that could host extraterrestrial life
NASA totally remasters image of Europa, the Jupiter moon that could host extraterrestrial life
Researchers believe that under Europa's surface are huge oceans that could contain simple life forms.
Video shows strange seadevil creature of Monterey Bay [VIDEO]
Video shows strange seadevil creature of Monterey Bay [VIDEO]
New videos have emerged of the anglerfish, also called the Black Sea Devil, and a number of other bizarre deep-sea creatures.
Earth now has a plan to stop a massive near-Earth asteroid
Earth now has a plan to stop a massive near-Earth asteroid
The Earth is suspended in a Solar System teeming with objects. These objects include comets, asteroids, debris, and meteoroids large enough to be tracked from solid ground on this planet.
The next step in space for mankind? It could be asteroid mining
The next step in space for mankind? It could be asteroid mining
A satellite that would have been an initial step toward asteroid mining blew up with the Cygnus launch failure last month, but more test vehicles are planned.
Why did Stone Age inhabitants purposely leave weapons in the ocean?
Sarah Sullivan - 3 hours ago
A 5,500 year old stone axe has been unearthed in Denmark that was deliberately placed in a vertical position.
 
Incredible fossil discovery is ancestor of three separate modern species
Sarah Sullivan - 3 hours ago
Fossils belonging to an early ancestor of the horse, rhino, and hippo have been unearthed in India, suggesting a possible land bridge between the subcontinent and Madagascar.
 
Ancient Egyptian codex of love and money spells deciphered
Delila Ledwith - 3 hours ago
Newly deciphered Coptic book of spells contains references to Jesus and a mysterious divine figure called Baktiotha.
 
NASA kicks off CubeSat competition with millions of dollars in prizes
James Sullivan - 4 hours ago
In the contest, NASA hopes to find technology suitable for longer range carry -- capable of exploring deep space and transmitting data back to Earth.
 
Bees' favorite flowers are dying out, and this is a big problem for humans
Delila Ledwith - 4 hours ago
Researchers say declining bee populations can recover if their favorite flowers are replanted.
 
Drone ship offers landing pad for reusable rockets
Joseph Scalise - 11 hours ago
SpaceX is leading the way on developing a landing pad that could cost rocket costs by making them reusable.
 
Turtles genetically linked to dinosaurs and birds, new data shows
Joseph Scalise - 11 hours ago
The findings explain the mysterious lineage of the softshell turtle.
 
NASA totally remasters image of Europa, the Jupiter moon that could host extraterrestrial life
Dan Taylor - 19 hours ago
Researchers believe that under Europa's surface are huge oceans that could contain simple life forms.
 
World Bank: Devastating extreme weather from climate change is now unstoppable
Dan Taylor - 19 hours ago
The Earth now faces famine on a global scale due to humanity's carbon dioxide emissions over the past century, the World Bank stated in a new report.
 
500 sea lions found dead in Peru in latest string of wildlife deaths
Joe Chivers - Nov 25, 2014
A local governor blamed fisherman for the deaths, police are investigating.
 
Why are dogs messier drinkers than cats? Researchers look at sloppy habits
Sarah Sullivan - Nov 24, 2014
Researchers at Virginia Tech have uncovered why dogs are messier drinkers through tests of fluid dynamics.
 
First detailed 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice unveiled
Delila Ledwith - Nov 24, 2014
Deep sea-diving robot provides new improved measurements of Antarctic sea ice.
 
Sound recording of Philae lander's impact could reveal details of comet's surface
Joe Chivers - Nov 24, 2014
The lander used high-tech sensors to record mechanical vibrations.
 
Eastern hellbender may soon be listed as endangered species in New York
James Sullivan - Nov 24, 2014
"One could find a specimen under almost every suitable rock," one successful commercial collector recalled in an article from the 1940s.
 
Gray wolf spotted in Grand Canyon National Park gives conservationists hope
James Sullivan - Nov 24, 2014
Currently, an estimated 1,700 wolves are believed to live in the Rockies, with 300 established breeding packs, due to successful conservation efforts.
 
U.S., China and EU cooperation makes 2015 U.N. climate deal more likely
Joseph Scalise - Nov 24, 2014
The deal presents ambitious goals for reducing CO2 emissions worldwide.
 
Weather changes not enough to convince skeptics of global warming, study says
Joseph Scalise - Nov 24, 2014
Surveys show that, despite a shifting environment, increased climate change is not enough to convince skeptics of the existence of global warming.
 
Scientists stunned to find Antarctica sea ice much thicker than thought
Dan Taylor - Nov 24, 2014
Scientists are having difficulty explaining melting land ice along with growing sea ice.
 
Earth now has a plan to stop a massive near-Earth asteroid
Chiamaka Nwakeze - Nov 23, 2014
The Earth is suspended in a Solar System teeming with objects. These objects include comets, asteroids, debris, and meteoroids large enough to be tracked from solid ground on this planet.
 
Black hole or supernova? Mysterious object still leaves astronomers puzzled
Chiamaka Nwakeze - Nov 23, 2014
Ninety million light years away, a dwarf galaxy Markarian 177 and a mysterious source of light known as SDSS1133, are situated in the center of the galaxy, but scientists are unsure of the identity of this object.
 
Black seadevil captured on camera
Chiamaka Nwakeze - Nov 23, 2014
Recently, researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute conducted a dive in the Monterey Bay area off the coast of California and captured video of the rarely seen black seadevil.
 
The next step in space for mankind? It could be asteroid mining
Dan Taylor - Nov 23, 2014
A satellite that would have been an initial step toward asteroid mining blew up with the Cygnus launch failure last month, but more test vehicles are planned.
 
Study: Crops likely contributing to global warming
Chiamaka Nwakeze - Nov 22, 2014
A study recently published in the prestigious journal Nature demonstrated the importance of crops and agricultural practices in the amount and cycling of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
 
If it's so cold out, how could there be global warming? It's not about the weather, scientists say
James Sullivan - Nov 22, 2014
The wintry weather has been shown to correlate with a loss of Arctic ice, allowing streams of cold wind to break free and move southward.
 
Minnesota moose dies after leaving Northwoods habitat
James Sullivan - Nov 22, 2014
The animal entered their yard earlier this week and eventually approached a family's house.
 
'Most promising' black hole discovery could vindicate Einstein's theory of relativity
Delila Ledwith - Nov 21, 2014
An unusually bright object in a far-off galaxy could be a supermassive black hole that was ejected from the galaxy's center.
 
2014 races towards warmest year on record: 'This is truly global scale warmth'
Sarah Sullivan - Nov 21, 2014
2014 is set to be the warmest year on record due to warming ocean temperatures caused by manmade global warming.
 
The missing link: Horses and rhinos share distant relative, scientists say
Delila Ledwith - Nov 21, 2014
Modern horses, rhinos, and tapirs are 'odd-toed ungulates' that share a distinctive digestive system and have an odd number of toes on their hind feet.
 
New image of Rosetta's comet available in 3-D
Joseph Scalise - Nov 21, 2014
A new image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken by the Philae Lander is available in 3-D for those who have the means to view it as such.
 
New NASA video captures Earth turning in stunning detail
Joseph Scalise - Nov 21, 2014
James Tyrwhitt-Drake took images taken from the satellite Elektro-L to create a stunning video of the rotating Earth.
 
Survey: 90 percent of people who get drunk aren't alcoholics
Dan Taylor - Nov 21, 2014
The results mean it may be easier for health officials to reduce alcohol-related deaths.
 
ESA nervously waits to see if sunlight will bring Philae back to life
Sarah Sullivan - Nov 20, 2014
The Philae rover is out of power, but may receive critical sunlight to charge its batteries.
 
Australia, Austria, and Belgium pledge nothing to UN Climate Fund
Sarah Sullivan - Nov 20, 2014
The United Nations climate fund, established to help developing countries deal with climate change, has fallen just short of its monetary goal.
 
Why did early humans willingly chose to live in frigid altitudes?
Delila Ledwith - Nov 20, 2014
Ancient humans roamed the freezing high altitudes of the Tibetan Plateau some 20,000 years ago but established permanent settlements only after cold-resistant barley was introduced to the region.
 
Mission not-so-Impossible: New 'glove' device lets humans crawl on walls
Delila Ledwith - Nov 20, 2014
The new Spiderman technology has many real-world applications useful for manufacturing and industry, Stanford reseachers say.
 
Massachusetts puts travel ban on lumber to combat beetle infestation
James Sullivan - Nov 20, 2014
The emerald ash borer, named for its distinct metallic color, is an invasive species accidentally imported from Korea.
 
New effort to investigate decline of sea turtles near Gulf of Mexico
James Sullivan - Nov 20, 2014
The Kemp's ridley, which had made some surprising gains over the last decade, is currently the most endangered species of turtle in the world.
 
Reports show the Louisiana black bear will not go extinct
Joseph Scalise - Nov 20, 2014
A recent report reveals that the Louisiana black bear is no longer in danger of extinction, and may even be removed from the threatened species list.
 
Farm crops may have significant impact on changing CO2 cycles
Joseph Scalise - Nov 20, 2014
A recent video from NASA has revealed that farm crops may be one of the biggest factors in the planet's shifting carbon cycles.
 
UN: Cut CO2 emissions to zero by 2070, or experience a 'global catastrophe'
Dan Taylor - Nov 20, 2014
The effects will be "severe, widespread, and irreversible" if the world fails to act.