A Boeing 747 supertanker specially outfitted to spray oil dispersant is ready to fly over the BP oil spill.
Some European airlines have begun test flights to see if it is safe to fly through the volcano ash from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull. But a NASA study says a little ash can cause serious problems.
Ash cloud from Iceland's spewing volcano halted air traffic across a wide swath of Europe on Thursday.
A tourist feeds Rainbow Lorikeets in Great Keppel Island at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia on Wednesday. Australia called for a review of shipping laws on Tuesday after a coal ship ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef and environmentalists warned the Asian resource boom was turning the fragile reef into a 'coal highway.'
NASA's journey into the universe
Although it's more dramatic to say NASA bombed the moon today, they really didn't. We explain why...