On Jan. 28, 2014, NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, witnessed its strongest solar flare since it launched in the summer of 2013.
The Justice Department selected an avowed political supporter of President Obama to lead the criminal probe into the IRS targeting of tea party groups
The U.S. government is expanding a cybersecurity program that scans Internet traffic headed into and out of defense contractors
This holiday season, feast your eyes on images of Saturn and two of its most fascinating moons, Titan and Enceladus
New Delhi: Sky enthusiasts, get ready to witness another much-anticipated astronomical event coming up this month.
A new PPP survey asked Americans whether or not they believe in some of the more widespread conspiracy theories, and the results were a bit troubling.
U.S. President Barack Obama is going to get an easy ride over his administration's handling of the September 11 attacks on U.S. missions in Benghazi, Libya.
This image shows the potentially hazardous near-Earth object 1998 KN3 as it zips past a cloud of dense gas and dust near the Orion nebula.
Sequoyah County authorities say a man who died in a fire at his home may have spontaneously combusted.
Former CIA Director David Petraeus stoked the controversy over the Obama administration's handling of the Libya terror attack
The planet Mars lost most of its original atmosphere long ago when huge amounts of gas escaped into space
By drawing on issues at the core of contemporary archaeology and anthropology, we can be much better prepared for contact with an extraterrestrial civilization, should that day ever come.
The so-called Monsanto Protection Act signed into law earlier this year caused such an outrage that people around the world are planning to protest
Lessons from underground nuclear tests and explosive volcanoes may hold the answer to how a category of unusual impact craters formed on Mars.
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