The rapid disappearance of ice in Antarcticais fueled by warming waters that melt ice shelves from below.
The United Launch Alliance and NASA postponed launch of the Orion deep-space exploration craft until Friday after three false starts on Thursday morning.
The Orion capsule is NASA's new vehicle for human spaceflight. Its aim is fresh: sending astronauts to the moon and beyond. But it looks a lot like Apollo.
For the first time in four decades, a capsule built for astronauts will venture beyond low-Earth orbit. The unmanned test flight is scheduled for Thursday morning.
A genetic analysis of bones unearthed in an English parking lot finds that they almost certainly belonged to King Richard III, but it also uncovered an instance of infidelity in the royal lineage.
NASA is set to test launch its deep-space capsule on Thursday, sending it some 3,600 miles above the Earth's surface.
Also set to travel aboard the Orion spacecraft in its test flight on Thursday are a Captain Kirk action figure and a Tyrannosaurus fossil.
A genetic analysis of bones found in a car park strongly indicates that they belong to King Richard III of England, but the findings raise speculation as to the true identity of the king's father.
SpaceX is seeking a farmer to play a 'direct role in advancing the course of human history.'
NASA’s Orion spacecraft – set for a test flight on Thursday – is to include a touchscreen-enabled 'glass cockpit' that will save on fuel.
NASA's Orion space capsule is set for its first test launch on Thursday. If the flight is successful, the capsule will have traveled farther than any man-rated spacecraft in four decades.
Astronomers have made the first ever observation of an exoplanet using a ground-based telescope.
The gold Nobel Prize medal awarded to James Watson in 1962 for his work on the structure of DNA is set to be auctioned off at Christie's in New York on Thursday.
The Orion capsule is designed to take astronauts farther in to space than every before.
Stanford researchers have made strides toward developing a new cooling system that draws excess heat out of earthly structures and radiates it into outer space.
Researchers at the University of Sussex found that the brains of dogs seem to discern between the emotional and verbal components of human speech.
Researchers have produced a clay-like substance with triple the electrical capacity of its predecessor, an advance that could affect renewable energy storage.
What do Jurassic World and Thanksgiving have in common? The challenging science of dinosaur (and turkey) domestication.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will enjoy smoked turkey, candied yams, and green beans, and mushrooms, all without gaining a single pound.
Archaeologists uncovered ten tombs in a cemetery along part of the Silk Road trade route, but the identities of those buried in the tombs are still unknown.
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