A meteor streaked across the skies over Lake Michigan Monday morning across several states in the Midwest, accompanied by a sonic boom.
SpaceX is on the verge of realizing its dream of reusable rocketry, but space is hard, and the economics of space is no exception.
Government inspectors want SpaceX to replace a 'crack-prone' component of its rocket engines before it begins launching people into space. Tragic experience has led to a very high bar for safety measures.
Bats are way more agile than birds. A nature-inspired robotic bat could someday give us eyes in places people and quadrocopters can't go.
Geologists have confirmed that a lost continent has been found under Mauritius. Some of it formed pieces of present-day Madagascar and India, while the rest most likely sank into the sea 84 million years ago.
A frog's tongue can capture an insect five times faster than the blink of an eye. But what keeps that bug from falling off along the way? Saliva with unique properties, scientists say.
A tiny marine creature that lived about 540 million years ago in the seabed mud was found in China and may be the earliest-known animal in the evolutionary path that led to humans.
A Russian investigation into explosion after launch of a Proton-M rocket in December has found that properly heat-resistant components were swapped out for substandard parts.
This bizarre bug is so unusual, entomologists say it belongs in its own, entirely new, order of insects.
After decades of commercial breeding stripped tomatoes of flavor, scientists say they have created a genetic roadmap to help restore taste.