A huge plume of molten rock that is linked to volcanic eruptions has been detected below southern Africa.
Chimpanzee gangs commit these crimes to gain territory.
Shark attacks may make headlines, but it's the human attacks on sharks that are having a far greater impact on our oceans' ecosystems.
Monster black holes at the centers of galaxies tend to 'light up' – throwing out massive amounts of radiation – when galaxies merge.
Hurricane Celia, the season's first, was centered about 365 miles from Acapulco Sunday, and is moving westward into the open Pacific, said forecasters.
Space junk has NASA keeping a close eye on the International Space Station. New residents arrived Thursday.
Human spaceflight: The House Science and Technology Committee has given NASA Administrator Charles Bolden until June 25 to deliver all records pertaining to the agency's 2011 budget proposal, which abandoned the Constellation program, whose goal was to send astronauts back to the Moon and possibly to Mars.
Canyon formation: A single catastrophic flood capable of cutting into bedrock is extremely rare, but some gushers could form canyons very quickly.
Summer solstice begins Monday. It marks the sun’s peak and the longest day of the year. But why doesn't it typically mark summer's peak heat?
World Cup soccer balls will travel faster and straighter through Johannesburg's thin air, a NASA scientists has warned.
Texting while driving is just as common among adults as it is among teens, a new study has found. What's more, adults are more likely to talk on the phone while driving.
Amelia Earhat's watch, which the famed aviator wore on two trans-Atlantic flights was brought aboard the International Space Station 82 years to the day after her first flight.
Alien planet hunt: Scanning for habitable worlds outside our solar system, NASA's Kepler mission has already spotted hundreds of candidates.
Jaws 35th anniversary: The great white shark in "Jaws" that terrorized audiences when the film opened on June 20, 1975 was not only a triumph in filmmaking, but also a mechanical marvel as well. Here are seven of the most famous — and infamous — animatronic monsters in film history.
Asteroid: Earth's largest digital camera is a 1,400-megapixel marvel peering through a telescope in Hawaii. It is on the lookout for potentially dangerous space rocks.
'Jaws' 35th anniversary already? In the summer of 1975, Jaws kept a lot of people out of the water.
Gulf oil spill: Researchers are using a relatively new tool to track the plume: 'glider' robots that use water power to zigzag through the ocean.
Partial lunar eclipse will occur in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 26. The moon will cross through the southern portion of Earth's shadow. With clear skies, those in western and central North America will be able to see the shadow pass across the moon.
Saturn lightning: Lightning is rarely spotted on the ringed planet. NASA's Cassini spacecraft recorded powerful lightning as it passed by.
A recent US Air Force scramjet test has hinted at a future where Hypersonic weapons and Spaceships streak through the sky at many times the speed of sound around the world.