A Falcon 9 rocket bearing more than 2 tons of cargo bound for the International Space Station exploded Sunday morning 139 seconds after launch. How long will this delay progress toward a fully reusable rocket?
A private spacecraft carrying supplies to astronauts in space exploded shortly after takeoff from Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Sunday.
A rare 'leap second' will make the day slightly longer.
Researchers hope research into rodents' sleep will provide insight into what goes on in the human mind during sleep.
"The vehicle has broken up," announced a NASA commenter of the unmanned rocket which had just lifted off from Cape Canaveral Sunday, bearing supplies for the International Space Station.
A 'new' dinosaur was identified amid the largest collection of fossils in South Africa, giving researchers another clue to the kinds of dinosaurs roaming the Earth during the Jurassic period.
On June 30, Jupiter and Venus will converge and create a dramatic 'star' in the Western sky after sunset.
Researchers offer a new explanation for Greenland’s glacial earthquakes, which have become increasingly frequent in recent years.
Although very rare, the recent spate of shark attacks in North Carolina is likely caused by warmer water and shifting currents carrying shark bait north.
A 240-million year-old fossil from Germany has helped solve 'one of the longest standing controversies' in understanding evolutionary history.
Music from bands like Metallica and others can assuage – not heighten – anger in fans.
NASA says it has spotted a pyramid on Mars. Did an advanced civilization once exist on Mars, or is the brain seeing patterns where there are none?
Scientists have discovered the missing link between modern turtles and their shell-less predecessors.
The Kiwa tyleri is the first species of yeti crab to be found living in the Southern Ocean.
New X-ray observations appear to show the exoplanet GJ 436b as a nearby red dwarf star burns off hydrogen from its atmosphere.
Scientists at a Seattle startup aim to end illegal ivory trade with 3D-printed rhino horns.
A severe solar storm slammed Earth on Monday, increasing the chances of fluctuations in the power grid and GPS and creating some beautiful light displays. A second storm is expected to hit Wednesday.
Rosetta's original mission was funded until the end of December this year, but the European Space Agency extended it by nine months. What will it do with the extra time?
16-million-year-old fossil extends the lineage of ‘burrowing bats’ in New Zealand.
Scientists from the University of California at Berkeley use nature-inspired technology to transform search-and-rescue operations.
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