Mars exploration: NASA programs set to 'take' first humans to the red planet
The first manned ‘mission’ to Mars is leaving sooner than you thought.
Dwarf planet Ceres' bright spots suggest an ancient ocean
NEW ORLEANS — The dwarf planet Ceres' famous bright spots suggest that the gray, crater-laden world is surprisingly active, a new study reports.
Interstellar visitor stays silent: No signs of life yet on 'Oumuamua
The first interstellar asteroid ever discovered in our solar system remains silent, at least for now.
Massive, 3-mile-wide 'potentially hazardous asteroid' will zoom past Earth tomorrow
An enormous, 3-mile-wide "potentially hazardous asteroid" is hurtling towards Earth and is slated to zoom past the planet tomorrow, but scientists...
Scientists 'Googled' data from NASA's Kepler space telescope to discover new planet
Data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope has been crunched using Artificial Intelligence, helping scientists discover a new planet outside our solar...
Humanity's expansion into deep space is inevitable, industry experts say
There will be a market for humanity's expansion beyond Earth orbit, industry experts said — but none of them can predict what form that market will...
Captured World War II German U-boat revealed as dramatic pictures surface
Incredible pictures showing the capture of a famous German U-boat during World War II will go on auction in the U.K. this weekend.
Can science bring the Tasmanian tiger back from extinction?
The last thylacine, more commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, died in captivity in September 1936, more than 80 years ago.
Isaac Newton 'graffiti' discovered in historic English manor
Towering thinker Sir Isaac Newton carved a now-barely visible doodle of a windmill into a stone wall in his childhood home, according to a news...
Archaeologists reconstruct face of ancient, 1,200-year-old Peruvian queen
Archaeologists have learned a great deal about “the Huarmey Queen” in the five years since they discovered the tomb El Castillo de Huarmey in Peru...
Fossils reveal giant penguin as big as a grown man
Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Tick found preserved in amber likely sucked blood of feathered dinosaurs, study suggests
A study suggested ticks found stuck in amber likely sucked the blood of feathered dinosaurs.