The Kremlin's top meteorologist said that Russia's recent spate of extreme weather and wildfires 'are signs of global warming.' That's not quite right, say climate scientists.
Many businesses are buying iPads for their employees, saying that it fills a niche not covered by desktop or laptop computers.
Astronauts replaced a broken cooling pump on the International Space Station Monday. The spacewalk was a useful fix-it lesson for NASA.
Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner is slated to attempt a faster-than-sound skydive from a hot air balloon some 120,000 feet above the Earth's surface, in an attempt to break a record set in 1960.
The glacier on Puncak Jaya in Papua, Indonesia, the Earth's highest island, is quickly melting away, giving geologists little time to extract ice core samples.
Two spacewalking astronauts have successfully replaced a liquid ammonia cooling pump, which will allow the International Space Station to return to full power this week.
Liger cubs were born at a private zoo in Taiwan, but the illegal crossbreeding (lion and tigress) could result in the zoo keeper being fined around $1,500 for the birth of the ligers.
To keep the Internet humming, more undersea communications lines will need to be added.
George Lucas thrilled lucky fans Saturday during a live, on-stage interview on topics ranging from the origins of Darth Vader's name to home-made droids.
Fans at Orlando's Star Wars Celebration V convention tried to find their match with three-minute speed dating, complete with a Star Wars-themed commitment ceremony for those who hit it off.
Astronomer Frank Drake, the man behind that project, received top honors at a banquet gala Saturday at the SETIcon convention here about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
It is the third of four repair spacewalks for NASA astronauts Douglas Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson, who plan to spend at least 6 1/2 hours installing the new ammonia coolant pump.
Archaeologists will use a small robot to explore a shaft in the Great Pyramid of Giza that has remained sealed for four and a half millennia.
This year's Perseid meteor shower lived up to its promise, putting on an impressive show for those under clear and dark skies.
The National Research Council's once-a-decade study, released Friday, proposes the top priorities for US space science during the coming decade. NASA uses it as a blueprint.
Trojan asteroid 2008 LC18 is orbiting in a fixed spot in Neptune's orbit where the gravitational pull of Neptune and the sun balance out. Its discovery may help shed light on questions about planetary formation.
The Perseid meteor shower poses minimal risk to spacewalking astronauts trying to repair the International Space Station, and might even offer them a spectacular show.
Researchers will be gathering data during the Perseid meteor shower. August 2010 is part of a renaissance for meteor science in the US after nearly two decades of neglect.
Stephen Hawking says that if humanity is going to survive in the long run, we must escape our planet.
A nova – a massive nuclear explosion thrown from a white dwarf star – usually doesn't emit gamma-rays, the most energetic known form of light. But this one did.