NASA's new spacesuit has a built-in toilet
NASA engineers are working on a new spacesuit that includes a long-term waste-disposal system — effectively, a built-in toilet.
New Candidates Emerge for Trump’s Top Environmental Adviser
A new candidate was needed after the White House withdrew its previous nominee, who had drawn criticism for calling carbon dioxide the “gas of life.”
Blue whale carcass carved into, stomped on by tourists taking selfies on top of the creature
Authorities were appalled to discover a 66-foot-long, beached blue whale along the coast of Punta Delgada, Chile, desecrated with graffiti and...
Massive dust storm turns entire town orange
A huge dust storm turned a town in the Australian outback orange earlier this week.
A new study just rewrote the history book on plants
The arrival of plants on Earth changed the planet and its inhabitants in big ways, and a new study suggests they arrived far earlier than thought.
Trilobites: He Took a Picture of a Supernova While Setting Up His New Camera
Astronomers rarely see the beginnings of these explosions, but an Argentine amateur’s lucky picture helped them study the start of a massive star’s...
SpaceX delays Falcon 9 rocket launch due to high-altitude winds
SpaceX called off an attempted launch of its Falcon 9 rocket in California today (Feb. 21) due to strong high-altitude winds, according to the...
Trilobites: A Case for Wild Flamingos Calling Florida Their Home
A new study could help make the case for treating flamingos as Florida natives, which could entitle them to certain protections in the state.
Ancient Roman boxing gloves discovered near Hadrian's Wall
Archaeologists in the U.K. have unearthed ancient boxing gloves at the Roman fort of Vindolanda just south of Hadrian’s Wall in Northern England.
In Picasso’s Blue Period, Scanners Find Secrets He Painted Over
Scientists used a variety of tools originally developed for medicine, manufacturing and geology to discover hidden details in the artist’s...
Future of space travel: Bigelow shows off bold plan that's out of this world
The latest space-piercing concept launching from earth: A commercial, one-rocket space station that could carry astronauts to low-earth orbit, the...
Secret to Great Pyramid's near perfect alignment possibly found
Though slightly lopsided, the towering, Great Pyramid of Giza is an ancient feat of engineering, and now an archaeologist has figured out how the...