Solar plane lands in Arizona on latest leg of around the world flight
A solar-powered airplane landed in suburban Phoenix Monday night after a daylong flight from California -- the latest leg in its around the world...
Three newly discovered Earth-sized planets may be prime spot to hunt alien life
Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.
Captain Cook's ship Endeavour 'found' in Newport Harbor
Marine archaeologists say they have likely found HMS Endeavour, which Capt. Cook sailed on when he discovered Australia, at the bottom of Newport...
Da Vinci may have used male model for the Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa is two-faced.
Solar Impulse 2 takes off from California, starts solar-powered trek across US
Solar Impulse 2 has taken off from California on the tenth leg of its record-breaking solar-powered journey around the world.
Replica on the runway: Mock orbiter on real space shuttle strip
Almost five years after NASA's last space shuttle landed in Florida, an orbiter returned to the runway at the Kennedy Space Center.
Australia hoping herpes will control carp population
The Australian government is giving carp herpes.
Weasel shuts down world's largest atom smasher in Switzerland
It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized — temporarily — by a weasel.
Workers unearth large trove of Roman coins at Spanish park
Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 1,300-pound trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique...
This new beetle is named after Chewbacca
Scientists have named a new species of beetle after Chewbacca, the furry Star Wars character.
Power up with pee: New fuel cell could generate cheap electricity
Researchers have developed a way to create affordable and renewable electricity with a fuel cell that runs on urine.
NASA reveals gold-coated space mirror
NASA has released images of the giant mirror that will allow the James Webb Space Telescope, Hubble’s successor, to look into the cosmos and see...