After completing all of its goals and then some, NASA's LADEE orbiter took increasingly daring passes, skimming closer and closer to the moon surface, ultimately crashing just days before it would have run completely out of fuel.
NASA's Kepler spacecraft has detected an Earth-sized planet orbiting an M dwarf star, scientists announced Thursday. We have some 70 billion M dwarf stars in our galaxy, so this suggests a huge number of potential life-friendly planets.
Rare baby camel: Born on April 9, a wild Bactrian camel named 'Ilias' was seen with his eight-year-old mother at the Budapest Zoo. Unlike Arabian camels, which have a single hump, Bactrian camels have two humps and are an endangered lot.
Crates containing the Wankel T. rex have arrived at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, shipped from the Museum of the Rockies, in Bozeman, Mt., near where it was first discovered in 1988.