Hurricane Matthew: Meteorologists tracking the hurricane on radar spotted birds flying in the eye of the storm, traveling along as it moves up the US east coast.
Blue Origin is already working on another rocket, the New Glenn, which will build on the technology of the New Shepard in order to bring people and science experiments safely into space for brief periods of time.
The dinosaur, named Austroposeidon magnificus, has finally been brought out of a storage cabinet in Brazil's Earth Sciences Museum, after waiting decades to be studied. Its remaining bones are now on display.
Green thumb on the Red Planet: NASA scientists are experimenting with virtual 'Martian gardens' to determine what kinds of plants astronauts could grow on the Red Planet.
Researchers from the Royal Observatory of Belgium determined that Dione may have a subsurface ocean, making it the third Saturn moon thought to have that distinction.
The American Meteor Society received more than 500 reports over Tuesday night of a giant fireball and a sonic boom that may have been part of a meteor shower.
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Fraser Stoddart, and Bernard Feringa share the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on molecular machinery, which the prize committee says inspired the advances of other scientists.
China is developing a passenger spaceplane that could carry up to 20 people above Earth's atmosphere in its latest push to stay ahead in the space tourism race.
Blue Origin's New Shepard's escape motor lies beneath the capsule and will need to be jettisoned only in the event of a rocket failure, driving down the cost of space travel.
A new study shows how bees can be trained to pull strings and then teach others how to do it. Scientists say understanding how behavior spreads could help explain the evolutionary roots of human culture.
Melting Arctic ice is opening up marine shipping routes north of the state, but as temperatures and sea levels rise, Maine’s key enterprises could suffer.