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Fri, Aug 29, 2014 2:28 PM
With views like this, it's a wonder astronauts on the International Space Station get any work done.
This special holiday was created to promote the conservation and protection of the world's largest land animals.
The supermoon was about 30 percent brighter and 14 percent larger in the sky than the smallest full moon of the year back in January.
This strikingly marked bird is a summer resident of the east and southeast United States.
In 1997, a cargo ship was hit by a rogue wave off the coast of England, losing a container of nautical-themed Lego kits in the process. Those pieces have been washing up on shore ever since.
Officials have not located the drone that crashed into the Grand Prismatic as they will likely need to do their own aerial searching to find the downed aircraft.
Some of these creatures are downright alien-like, but rest assured — all of them are found in our oceans!
Engineers tested the new vehicle in thinner sections of the Earth's atmosphere to better simulate the craft's intended goal: Mars.
Crevasses within the ice are 'activated' by the surface wave generated by earthquakes, leading to icebergs to break apart.
The cosmos as we know it might be nothing more than a three-dimensional 'mirage' created by a collapsing star in a universe profoundly different than our own.
Who would win a battle between a crocodile and a shark? We may now have an answer.
It's hard to keep a secret about your species when you are literally transparent!
How savvy are you about these predators of the deep? Test your knowledge with this quiz!
Not only do these microbes break down oil sludge more than scientists thought, but these hearty lifeforms could also inform our understanding of other worlds.
Experts recommend changes in sleep schedule and exposures to certain lights to help astronauts catch more zzz's.
Defining the species is the first step in learning what conservation efforts might be needed to preserve the sea mammal.
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