The 4 billion-mile mission, ending in 2023, could help us learn about the origins of the solar system and protect the planet from future collisions with space rocks.
Researches say they used geometric principles and similarities found in tile design used by King Herod at other sites to reconstruct the pattern.
Some of the largest US companies, including Verizon and Google, pledged their support for President Obama's climate policies. A recent study, however, reveals that what those companies do with their political money sends the opposite message.
Outgoing International Space Station commander American Jeff Williams and two Russian cosmonauts will plunge back to Earth Tuesday night.
Previous studies may have underestimated the risk of climate change to lizards. A 2010 study showed that 20 percent of lizard species would likely be extinct by 2080. Now the researchers say it may be much worse.
Scotland's real aquatic 'monster,' an ichthyosaur fossil discovered on the Isle of Skye, has spent decades in storage, waiting for modern technology to help paleontologists understand its mysteries.
Thanks to ocean warming, over the past 40 years tropical cyclones in East and Southeast Asia have increased – both in strength and frequency, say scientists.
After a two-year hunt for the missing Philae spacecraft, scientists now know exactly where the lander ended up on Comet 67P.
For those who missed the September 1 event, there will be more opportunities to observe eclipses in the near future, including a September 16 lunar eclipse visible from some regions of the world.