American astronaut and twin Scott Kelly is now aboard the International Space Station, beginning his one-year mission in space. How will this year affect him and his twin brother, and what will the implications be for future missions?
Two of astronaut Scott Kelly's embroidered badges were aboard the cargo rocket that exploded upon liftoff last October. They were recovered and are now set to fly to the International Space Station with Kelly on Friday.
For the first time in two decades, the adorable Ili pika has been spotted in its habitat in the Tianshan mountains. Conservationists are now raising awareness and calling for support in protecting the species, which is teetering on the edge of extinction.
A study of 18 years of satellite measurements of ice shelves all around Antarctica has found that, if recent trends continue, thinning ice shelves could unleash dramatic sea level rise in the coming centuries.
A Japanese fan with a horse mask points the direction of the track as he and another Japanese fan with a mask visit the Dubai World Cup horse racing at the Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday.
Over 1,000 languages are severely or critically endangered, according to UNESCO, and some scientists are saying economic growth is driving language extinction. But what might be the consequences of less language diversity?