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.
Scientists may never know exactly how the moon and Earth were formed some 4.5 billion years ago, but...
A long-standing puzzle in the study of exoplanets is the formation of hot Jupiters, gas giant planets that snuggly orbit their host star.
Even though the world's most powerful atom-smasher was completed just six years ago, its makers are already looking ahead to the next one.
The Obama administration is drawing up plans to give all U.S. spy agencies full access to a massive database
How did life on Earth get started?
NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send humans to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s
Hacktivist movement Anonymous has hijacked the US Sentencing Commission website as a personal vendetta to retaliate against the justice system
Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla., was the place to be late last month for an unusual two-day competition: the DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials.
In an unexpected juxtaposition of cosmic objects that are actually quite far from each other, a newly released image from NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) shows a dying star
Algae-like structures inside a Sri Lankan meteorite are clear evidence of panspermia, the idea that life exists throughout the universe, say astrobiologists.
While tidying up a storage space at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, an archivist makes a cosmic discovery.
Now that the election is behind us, perhaps we can put politics aside and acknowledge a hard fact: On September 11, 2012, America was defeated by al-Qaeda in the Battle of Benghazi.
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 5:13 a.m. EST on Jan. 7, 2014.
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