Pentagon-sponsored researchers have made the reach of an intensive laser beam longer by an order of magnitude.
A Texas family claims they've captured the elusive "chupacabra," a mythical creature that supposedly attacks livestock.
On April 27, a blast of light from a dying star in a distant galaxy became the focus of astronomers around the world.
Since last year’s revelations about the National Security Agency’s massive communications data dragnets, the spy agency has been inundated with requests
A federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records is likely to violate the Constitution's ban on unreasonable search.
The CIA station chief in Libya reported to Washington within 24 hours of last month's deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate that there was evidence it was carried out by militants
NASA and Planetary Resources Inc., of Bellevue, Wash., are partnering to develop crowd-sourced software solutions to enhance detection of near-Earth objects
NASA finds the common fruit fly—Drosophila melanogaster—quite an attractive “model,” but not in the way you might think.
NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars have returned clues for understanding seasonal features that are the strongest indication of possible liquid water that may exist today on the Red Planet.
An international team of scientists using a fleet of orbiting X-ray telescopes has discovered a millisecond pulsar with a dual identity.
While others speak of curbing intelligence surveillance activities, the Defense Science Board argues in a new report that the U.S. government should expand and accelerate
The extraterrestrial double whammy that Earth only partially avoided on Friday has triggered an immediate response from astronomers.
By analyzing the distinctive cracks lining the icy face of Europa, NASA scientists found evidence that this moon of Jupiter likely spun around a tilted axis at some point.
NBC today announced an exclusive deal with Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic
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