A long-standing puzzle in the study of exoplanets is the formation of hot Jupiters, gas giant planets that snuggly orbit their host star.
In a rare admission of faulty reporting on CBS News’ authoritative “60 Minutes” newsmagazine, correspondent Lara Logan acknowledged the program was misled
Wednesday was another key day for a challenge to the government's ability to indefinitely detain anyone under the laws of war.
Mysterious discoveries in quantum physics and one of Earth’s most beautiful, mystical spots merge with human consciousness and the human heart
Sunset is a special time of day. Low-hanging clouds glow vivid red and orange as the background sky turns cobalt blue.
In the early morning hours of Oct. 18, NASA’s Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) made history
Like lifting a giant veil, the near-infrared vision of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope uncovers a dazzling new view deep inside the Tarantula Nebula.
MOIRE program creates first-ever images using lightweight membrane optics, which could help redefine how we build, launch and use orbital telescopes
Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes have created the first cloud map of a planet beyond our solar system
New research using data from NASA's Van Allen Probes mission helps resolve decades of scientific uncertainty over the origin of ultra-relativistic electrons in Earth's near space environment
Pre-emptive strikes will be launched under secret guidelines to protect computer systems
The journey of light from the very early universe to modern telescopes is long and winding.
In 1973, the Director of Central Intelligence ordered CIA officials to prepare a descriptive account of all CIA activities that were "outside the legislative charter of this Agency,"
On Jan. 24, 2014, Marilia Samara will be waiting for the perfect aurora.
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