NASA's first mission to sample an asteroid is moving ahead into development and testing in preparation for its launch in 2016.
An upcoming conference in the Phoenix, Arizona, region next week seems to have the potential to expand knowledge and understanding
On April 27, a blast of light from a dying star in a distant galaxy became the focus of astronomers around the world.
Wednesday was another key day for a challenge to the government's ability to indefinitely detain anyone under the laws of war.
A new examination of what is essentially the universe's birth certificate allows astronomers to tweak the age, girth and speed of the cosmos
Physicists in Italy said Wednesday they are achingly close to concluding that what they found last year was the Higgs boson, the elusive "God particle."
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.
The Republican National Committee (RNC) has filed a lawsuit against the IRS for delaying its response to the committee’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.
Sunset is a special time of day. Low-hanging clouds glow vivid red and orange as the background sky turns cobalt blue.
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.
Throughout our universe, tucked inside galaxies far, far away, giant black holes are pairing up and merging.
In 1989, the Department of State published a notorious volume that purported to document U.S. foreign policy towards Iran in the early Eisenhower Administration.
It was late afternoon on February 10, 2013, as two men stood in a parking area not far from Millsboro in Washington County
An international team of scientists using a fleet of orbiting X-ray telescopes has discovered a millisecond pulsar with a dual identity.
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