Over the last hundred years, the human population has exploded from about 1.5 billion to more than seven billion, driving an ever-increasing demand for resources.
Elite U.S. Marines arrived in the Libyan capital more than 23 hours after the deadly Sept. 11 assault on a diplomatic mission in the city of Benghazi began
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope will have two opportunities in the next few years to hunt for Earth-sized planets
The process for obtaining FBI files about family members who may have been the subject of a federal investigation has just become much simpler
NASA's Mars rover Opportunity is studying the area of contact between a rock layer formed in acidic wet conditions long ago and an even older one
A witch appears to be screaming out into space in this new image from NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE.
While tidying up a storage space at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, an archivist makes a cosmic discovery.
Defying 30 mph gusts and temperatures down to minus 22 F, NASA’s new polar rover recently demonstrated in Greenland that it could operate
How did life on Earth get started?
In the spirit of Halloween, scientists are releasing a trio of stellar ghosts caught in infrared light by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
Researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., use all sorts of tools and techniques to learn more during the development of aircraft
Wednesday was another key day for a challenge to the government's ability to indefinitely detain anyone under the laws of war.
On May 3, 2013 members of the Citizen Hearing on Disclosure Committee and Hearing witnesses representing ten UN member nations met at the National Press Club
We all know what comes out of the bottom of thunderstorms: bolts of lightning.
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