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.
NASA finds the common fruit fly—Drosophila melanogaster—quite an attractive “model,” but not in the way you might think.
NASA and Planetary Resources Inc., of Bellevue, Wash., are partnering to develop crowd-sourced software solutions to enhance detection of near-Earth objects
A Texas family claims they've captured the elusive "chupacabra," a mythical creature that supposedly attacks livestock.
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
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.
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.
An international team of scientists using a fleet of orbiting X-ray telescopes has discovered a millisecond pulsar with a dual identity.
A mysterious satellite image has given fresh hope to believers of the elusive Scottish sea creature.
NBC today announced an exclusive deal with Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic
Black holes can be petite, with masses only about 10 times that of our sun -- or monstrous, boasting the equivalent in mass up to 10 billion suns.
President Barack Obama has signed HR 667, the congressional resolution that redesignates NASA's Hugh L. Dryden Flight Research Center as the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center
A comet's journey through the solar system is perilous and violent.
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