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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.
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft is already beaming back exciting new information from its historic comet mission.
The Amazon tree boa comes in an astounding variety of colors and patterns.
The rocket's 'hypersonic grid fins' are intended to provide a more precise control of the rocket's re-entry and landing.
The 1,312-foot space rock takes about three years to complete its orbit around the sun.
The aerospace firm has partnered with the United Launch Alliance for two cargo ship missions to the International Space Station, with the first scheduled for late 2015.
The primatologist sat down with MNN, sharing her thoughts on climate change, compassion and a dog named Rusty.
Regardless of whether you believe the myths and legends that surround them, it's hard to deny the sublime ecological power that mountains represent.
While you may think it's the walking that does the trick, there's another factor at play.
If aimed directly at our planet, gamma-ray bursts burn the ground, destroy the ozone layer and potentially spew cosmic rays, triggering radiation sickness.
The 'ridiculously resilient ridge,' a high pressure system formed during a La Niña event, gets to take the blame in a new study.
Based on topographical findings, scientists believe that the lake was probably not very deep.
This spun glass moth caterpillar is strange but beautiful.
You can turn a handful of ingredients into your own miniature magnetic levitation system.
Olivine is a miracle green rock that absorbs carbon dioxide naturally from the air.
Couple's first visit to New York City and Washington, D.C., is a philanthropic tour de force.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.