Skeleton of prehistoric 'sea monster' found in Scotland
This week, researchers in Scotland unveiled the fossilized skeleton of “the Storr Lochs Monster”– a Jurassic–era predator known as an ichthyosaur...
NASA's delayed Mars lander will launch in 2018
A mission to study the inner workings of Mars is now set to launch in the spring of 2018, NASA announced on Sept. 2.
Happy landings: 3 space station crew members back on Earth
A record-setting American and two Russians landed safely back on Earth Wednesday after a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.
Most humpback whales taken off endangered species list
Federal authorities took most humpback whales off the endangered species list Tuesday, saying their numbers have recovered through international...
NASA releases 'ring of fire' eclipse video
Eat your heart out, Johnny Cash.
NASA's Juno spacecraft sends back first detailed images of Jupiter
Scientists have reported exciting new discoveries about Jupiter after NASA’s Juno spacecraft sent a trove of images of the planet taken during a...
Crocodile carving played ritual role in ancient Mesoamerican city
A centuries-old stone crocodile carving used in Mesoamerican rituals was recently discovered in Mexico, offering clues about an ancient city's...
In abandoned Cold War bunker, a bizarre colony persists
Call it the road to nowhere.
Men think going green will make them seem like wimps
A business professor recently set out to learn what is driving one longstanding gender gap.
NASA to launch asteroid-sampling mission soon
The launch of NASA's first asteroid-sampling mission on Thursday won't be affected by a nearby SpaceX rocket explosion that occurred on Sept. 1,...
What Earth's oldest fossils mean for finding life on Mars
If recent findings on Earth are any guide, the oldest rocks on Mars may have signs of ancient life locked up inside
Rosetta space probe finds lost Philae lander on comet
The European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe has located its lost Philae lander, wedged in a "dark crack" on the side of a comet.