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Fri, Aug 22, 2014 2:03 PM
The U.S. Copyright Office recently ruled that photos taken by animals belong in the public domain, but photographer David Slater argues there's more to his 'monkey selfie' than meets the eye.
The comet probe has already gotten close enough to its target to determine that the comet isn't very icy at all, and instead has a dusty crust.
The new species lived during the early Jurassic period, around when dinosaurs were 'starting their ascent to global dominance.'
While a few of these natural wonders formed as a result of meteors raining down through our atmosphere, many more were skillfully crafted by the volcanic hands of our own Mother Earth.
Catch a glimpse of the cloud-streaked sky over Mt. Rainier through the pine trees.
Horses rely on their large ears to share clues about food choices or even threats, a study finds.
Conservation photographer Paul Hilton found something truly disturbing during a trek with a team anti-poaching rangers -- but also something truly inspiring.
The black hole at the center of the galaxy Messier 106 is sucking up so much gas that star formation is 10 times slower in Messier than in our Milky Way galaxy.
The eruptions were like 'curtains of fire' in that they blasted out of mile-long cracks in Io's surface.
Once attached, the Rosetta will stay with the comet as it travels around the sun.
In a departure from several recent launches, SpaceX's most recent liftoff did not include a rocket-reusability test as a secondary objective.
The 37-million-year-old 'colossus penguin' would have been comparable to LeBron James in height and weight.
The Rose of Jericho earned itself the nickname 'resurrection plant' because it’s one of the most resilient plants on the planet. [Video]
Find out about one of the most misunderstood of raccoon behaviors.
When ants make limestone, they end up capturing tiny bits of carbon in the limestone, and this lessens the amount in our atmosphere.
Check out the amazing results when a parkour-practicing pooch plays around with a professional athlete.
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