NASA engineers high-fived in celebration of the visual representation of their work as seen in new images of the tracks left by the Mars rover Curiosity. The rover is taking a break for a few days while scientists check out some of its equipment.
Engineers operating the Mars rover Curiosity will put its robotic arm through a set of movements to allow them to tailor its motions to less gravity than it experienced on Earth. Then it's off to explore.
Bottom trawling, the practice of dragging nets across the sea floor to scoop up fish, is smoothing out the seabed and kicking up sediment, seriously disrupting marine ecosystems, according to a new study.
A 70-million-year-old dinosaur the federal government seized is a Frankenstein-like amalgam of several dinosaurs. A Florida fossil dealer sold the dinosaur for $1.05 million in action in May and implied the bones were all from one creature.
Launched on Sept. 5, 1977 and now more than 11 billion miles from the sun, the Voyager 1 probe was expected to be exiting the solar system by now. But it seems the edge is farther out than scientists thought.
In preparation for the space shuttle Endeavour's final journey from Los Angeles International Airport to the California Science Center crews are clearing trees. The center plans to replace the trees and improve the city's landscape, but some residents are unhappy.