NASA eyes close-up mission to Uranus, Neptune
New NASA mission ideas would study the gassy environments of Uranus and Neptune, two planets on the edge of the solar system that spacecraft have...
Hoax or not? 3-fingered 'humanoid' mummy reportedly found in Peru, sparks skepticism
A three-fingered mummified body has been reportedly found in Nazca, Peru, with video of the purported body appearing on YouTube. However,...
Dinosaurs that once roamed Antarctica 'live' again
WASHINGTON — Antarctica is a harsh and unforgiving place; with 99 percent of the continent covered in ice, it is the coldest and windiest spot on...
Planet 10? Another Earth-size world may lurk in the outer solar system
A planet-size object may be orbiting the sun in the icy reaches of the solar system beyond Pluto.
Workers uncover forgotten WWII military air raid shelter
Workers installing solar panels at a waste water treatment plant in Scotland have uncovered a fascinating piece of World War II military history.
Brrr! How much can temperatures drop during a total solar eclipse?
During the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017 , the moon will completely cover the disk of the sun from Oregon to South Carolina.
Blob-like creatures invade the Pacific coast
They are called "unicorns of the sea" and they are infesting the Pacific Coast, destroying fishing nets and puzzling scientists, the Guardian reports.
US Mint reveals proposed designs for 'tails side' of Apollo 11 50th anniversary Coins
The United States Mint has taken its first "small steps" toward striking coins to commemorate a half-century since the first moon landing.
Ancient tomb of gold worker found along Nile river
A 3,400-year-old tomb holding the remains of more than a dozen possibly mummified people has been discovered on Sai Island, along the Nile River in...
Beware fire ant colonies floating on floodwaters, Alabama residents warned
With Tropical Storm Cindy moving into Alabama, residents have been warned of the risks posed by floating colonies of red imported fire ants.
464 earthquakes in one week hit much feared Yellowstone 'supervolcano'
The supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park has been hit with more than 400 earthquakes since June 12. Researchers say it's nothing to be alarmed...
New search will look for Amelia Earhart's bones
Thirteen human bones discovered on a Pacific island three years after Amelia Earhart disappeared were subsequently lost.