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Fri, Oct 31, 2014 2:36 PM
The walls of these giant circles were too low to function as animal corrals, and scientists don't see why a corral would need such a precise shape.
University of Michigan officials discover the complicated answer as they relocate a 250-year-old bur oak.
The sunspot is comparable to Jupiter in its size, the largest planet in the solar system.
Ice and water and dissolved the book's binding, so researched made digital copies of the pages and then created a new binding for the diary.
Included in the 3,276 pounds of cargo and science experiments, was a small crop of lettuce grown aboard the International Space Station.
Eagle-eyed skywatchers will not only be able to see the launch but also the International Space Station streaking across the sky a few minutes after the launch.
Lockheed Martin recently claimed to have designed a fusion reactor that can fit on the back of a truck. If viable, it really could change the world. Here's how...
New film documents the environmental and personal damage caused by the 2010 disaster.
Under the guidance of theoretical physicist Kip Thorne, the special effects team produced an image of a black hole that no one expected.
Pygmy seahorses are notoriously difficult to keep alive in captivity, but these researchers not only raised a family of them but also discovered a new clue to their camouflage.
Have you ever seen anything so delicate on an owl before?
Swimming mammoths isn't uncommon, or even unheard of today as the mammoth's descendant, the elephant, has been known to swim for food.
Due to technical limitations, the photo was created by combining images of the comet and Mars.
Thanks to financial incentives and renewables-embracing lawmakers, the Northeast rules for residential solar. (Idaho, on the other hand, has some serious work to do.)
Researchers found hundreds of ancient tools, including spear points and axes, along with a range of animal bones in what may've been an open-air workshop.
Most likely you're starting to see hay bales and pumpkins popping up right and left as we celebrate the most iconic aspects of the autumn season.
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