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Fri, Dec 19, 2014 6:03 PM
Two documentaries revisit the 2004 disaster and explore how science has advanced since then.
Puppies are cute, but they come with a host of issues that require an unlimited amount of patience.
While Scott Kelly will spend a year in space, his twin brother on Earth will also be studied by NASA scientists to assess Scott's physiological changes in space.
After 15 years of conservation efforts, hawksbill nest counts are up 200 percent and poaching is down 80 percent.
Competitors may have to fend off raw sewage and litter in Guanabara Bay and other venues — even as officials scramble to clean up the area for the big event.
Despite losing two of its reaction wheels, Kepler has been rebooted to respond to the subtle pressure of sunlight and continue its search for alien worlds.
Looming sequoias, bulbous baobabs and gnarly bristlecone pines shine in new book.
This beach scene looks like a beautiful abstract painting.
Check out its ears and tail, as well as the pitch of its call, to figure out its emotional state.
Scientists are puzzled by exactly where all these bodies came from as there were no large cities nearby to justify such a large gravesite.
Officials are weighing the costs of each mission against not only the likely ease of the mission but also the technology each mission would need.
As the polar region warms, it becomes easier to access for various enterprises, including untapped energy extraction sites and new shipping routes.
The formation of the rock, and the diamonds within it, remain a mystery, but the rock is likely very old.
The photos can help scientists and engineer better gauge energy needs throughout the whole year, not just the end of it.
Researchers at Princeton recently studied the question, and what they found was not pretty.
A male hooded merganser has to know a lot of fancy dance moves in order to impress the ladies.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.