Scientists have now identified 1,000 planets revolving around other suns, and 12 of those might actually be able to support life. Finding another Earth within the decade is not outside the realm of possibility.
Astronomers have found evidence of nickel and iron in the jets emitted by a black hole, suggesting that the baryonic matter that we're all familiar with plays a greater role in black holes than more exotic forms of matter.
The sighting of the saola, often called the 'Asian Unicorn' because humans so seldom see these horned animals, suggests that efforts to rescue Vietnam’s endangered animals are making progress, the WWF said.
SeaWorld killer whale: Lawyers of SeaWorld headed to Washington DC on Tuesday to argue against broad federal oversight of the park's orca shows, which have mandated a physical separation between the trainers and marine mammals during performances.