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Mon, Dec 22, 2014 11:00 AM
The X-class solar flare sparked a high-frequency radio blackout over Australia and the South Pacific.
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.
The osprey is found on every continent except Antarctica and eats a diet almost entirely of fish caught on the wing. Here's what makes this raptor exceptional at fishing.
From seeing the invisible to swimming for miles, these marvelous mammals have more tricks up their hooves than just pulling sleighs.
The ferry and cable repair ship was torpedoed in 1946 and is now 'a museum exhibit resting in the darkness' of the ocean.
The space agency says the capsule will one day get astronauts to an asteroid, Mars and perhaps other destinations in deep space, but not for at least another seven years.
Researchers don't think that women were involved in raiding parties, but that they would arrive not long after such activities to settle newly gained properties.
The probe will get the closest look at Pluto yet, possibly close enough to identify as-yet-unknown moons or rings around the dwarf planet.
Found only in Madagascar, ocean jasper is a mineral characterized by psychedelic orb-like impurities.
The new spacecraft used its Delta 4 Heavy rocket to achieve an altitude 14 times farther than the orbit of the International Space Station: 3,600 miles.
Sometimes called millionfish, they make great flashy-finned friends.
The origin of the world makes perfect sense for this in-between time.
The European Southern Observatory will split the more than $1 billion construction costs into 2 phases, with the majority of the money focused on getting the telescope operational.
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