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The U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) isn't saying much about its new spy satellite, now scheduled to blast off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Monday (May 1), but it...
Scientists are investigating a stream of hot, bright gas visible not far from the northern lights. Amateurs saw it first, and they gave it a name from a 2006 animated...
The musicians will perform in “Time, Creativity and the Cosmos,” a multimedia spectacle, to open the World Science Festival’s 10th anniversary.
Dr. Reiffel revealed that the Air Force had been interested in staging a surprise explosion on or near the moon, and that its goal was propaganda.
Dr. Steigman helped show that most matter in the universe was not made of atoms, a finding that led to modern conceptions of dark matter and dark energy.
Never has there been a better time to appreciate the gritty, bizarre charm of these prickly natives.
A new study suggests the material humanity needs to one day construct structures on Mars may already exist within the red planet’s desolate soil.
U.S.-led coalition forces are patrolling the Turkish-Syria border after an airstrike by Turkey killed Kurdish fighters early last week.
The rock star/astrophysicist, the "epitome of geek cool," makes science fun while educating us about the wonders of the universe
Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro Antonio Brown showed off his shooting stroke Friday while hanging out with Miami Heat star Hassan Whiteside.
NASA has selected an instrument developed by Mark Robinson of ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) and Malin Space Science Systems (MSSS) to map the terrain and search...
Debris from space bombarded Earth billions of years ago and may have delivered water to the hot, young planet.
The New York Jets earned their first victory of 2017 at least four-plus months earlier than anyone expected.
While we can't guarantee that April's showers will bring May flowers, you can definitely count on a full Flower Moon to arrive in May.
NASA is years away from having new spacesuits for its deep-space astronauts despite spending nearly $200 million on three separate development efforts over the past decade.
For almost a year, the Polish Border Guard has been turning away most Chechens and other asylum seekers arriving on the border with Belarus.
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The bright object seen in this Hubble image is a single and little-studied star named TYC 3203-450-1, located in the constellation of Lacerta (The Lizard). The star is much closer...
"Saturday Night Live" star Aidy Bryant hilariously recounted boyfriend Conner O'Malley's "frantic" proposal on "Late Night with Seth Meyers."
Shazad Latif, Rekha Sharma, Kenneth Mitchell, Clare McConnell and Damon Runyan have joined the ensemble of "Star Trek: Discovery."
There's a new way to get your astrophysics fix: "We Don't Planet," a new series of 4- to 6-minute videos that explores some of the most fascinating concepts and objects...
Superman himself -- Henry Cavill -- paid tribute to a number of DC and Marvel film stars on Instagram Friday for National Superhero Day.
Biologists have named an unlikely pair of plants after Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, the stars of the 1988 movie Twins.
An international team of astronomers led The University of Manchester have found evidence of a new 'missing-link' black hole in the Milky Way galaxy, hidden in the Sagittarius constellation.
With Cassini making final preparations to penetrate Saturn's rings, and renewed interest in colonising the Moon and sending people to Mars, space flight and exploration are experiencing a level of...
Each year, fires rage across northern India, as farmers burn off their unwanted straw. The impact is enormous. From October into November, massive clouds of smoke streak across Punjab and...
When American astronaut Alfred Worden, who was the command module pilot for the Apollo 15 lunar mission in 1971, was asked what he was feeling at that time, he replied:...
The Denver Broncos never seemed sold on any of their pre-draft left tackle possibilities.