Mysterious plumes rising from the Martian surface, first spotted by amateur astronomers, have left the professionals puzzled for now.
Spotted by amateur astronomers, the huge plumes erupting from the surface of Mars have left scientists bewildered.
New research suggests that cold climates suppressed penguins’ ability to taste.
No, this is not an episode of The Twilight Zone. Non-profit organization Mars One just announced the 100 finalists for its 2025 mission to colonize the Red Planet.
A new study suggests that drought conditions in the American West will be more severe than those that doomed the Pueblo culture a millennium ago.
Packed with astronaut trash, the unmanned European space ship's fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle will undock from the International Space Station on Saturday morning.
The discovery of two new species in China suggests that early mammals were 'surprisingly diverse.'
Researchers trained a group of dogs to distinguish between human expressions of emotions like happiness and anger, and their ability to do so may lie in their co-habitation with owners.
New research suggests that the end of the last ice age could have been induced by carbon dioxide 'burps' from oceans.
Delayed multiple times by bad weather and an Air Force radar glitch, the launch of the space weather satellite ultimately took place on Wednesday evening.
Researchers at MIT have gleaned new understanding of a centuries-old musical instrument.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship is back on Earth after a month at the International Space Station
A team of researchers from Sweden and the US have sequenced the genomes for all fifteen species of Darwin's finches. Now they may have located the gene that determines the shape of their beaks.
The European Space Agency's Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle, a prototype for a reusable orbiter, underwent a successful test flight into space and back on Wednesday.
A study of the most commonly used words in 10 languages indicates a 'universal positivity bias.' Does that mean humans are inherently happy?
The widow of the famed astronaut chanced upon a number of mementos from the Apollo spacecraft.
Traces of pollution carried from a colonial silver mine hundreds of miles away wound up trapped in the ice, suggesting that the Industrial Era's impacts on the planet began earlier than previously thought in some parts of the world.
Twelve astronauts from four space agencies are set to launch to the International Space Station next year.
Chemical analysis of Peruvian ice cores show evidence of human-induced air pollution from nearly 500 years ago.
SpaceX targeted Monday, but decided to wait until Tuesday for better weather.