Packed with samples from the International Space Station, the SpaceX Dragon capsule parachuted into waters off Southern California on Sunday morning.
For those in the Northern Hemisphere, March 20 marks the spring equinox, one of two points of the year when both hemispheres of our planet get the same amount of daylight.
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s effort to digitize atomic test videos had some surprises in store for scientists.
Mammalian 'dwarfing' makes for more efficient heating, and has been documented after 'hyperthermal' events 56 and 54 million years ago. Could climate change make that happen again?
April, the pregnant giraffe that has captivated tens of thousands of YouTube viewers, is close to giving birth, say zookeepers at New York state's Animal Adventure Park.
Some of the molecules in its skin are unique among known fluorescent animals.
Spiders help to control the insect population by eating up to 800 million tons of them every year.
Located just 15,000 light-years from our solar system and imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope, Westerlund 1-26 is so big that, if it were to replace our own sun, it would extend beyond the orbit of Jupiter.
Atomic-scale storage of information on computers has long been considered a holy grail for computer technology.
The International Spacecraft Working Group met to discuss possible designs for humanity's next outpost in space.
In pinpointing the Indian spacecraft, NASA honed a technique for tracking errant objects that’s likely to see action again soon.
A new paper uncovers a number of coincidences suggesting that recently discovered radio bursts are consistent with advanced civilizations using light sails for transportation.
Aboriginals settled Australia 50,000 years ago, establishing geographic patterns that persist to this day, report scientists citing hair samples as evidence.