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Fri, Oct 31, 2014 3:33 PM
The rocket plane was on a test flight when it reportedly experienced trouble during rocket burn and broke up over the Mojave desert, killing at least one person.
New website pulls together award-winning video, photos and stories and kickstarts the conversation about a topic that never ceases to amaze: Earth.
Wind turbines can kill birds and bats, but they don't have to. Here are six ways to help them coexist.
Using SpaceShipOne technology, the British billionaire Richard Branson was able to build out Virgin Galactic, one of the pioneers of commercial space travel.
Some skywatchers will have the chance of simultaneously seeing the sun rising in the east while the eclipsed full moon is setting in the west.
Penguins are some of the most loved birds on the planet. See how much you know about these adorable animals with this quiz!
The legend surrounding the origin of this species of goose is unbelievable. Literally. But their real natural history is actually no less amazing.
All you need are some carbon dioxide molecules and a special laser.
Scientists have also found evidence of deep water hills that were likely created by a combination of faulting and volcanism.
Scientists detected the dip in gravitational force when they noticed that glaciers and ice shelves tugged more gently when satellites sped by overhead.
Director Christopher Nolan also releases a featurette revealing the science behind the new film.
This area has been settled since the 13th century and now its biggest draw is tourism. It's no surprise why, when you take a look at the landscape.
At debate hosted by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, the public casts its vote for the little planet that could.
With no sea ice to rest on, walruses have flocked onto a barrier island, putting themselves at risk of a deadly stampede.
Clams with iridescent cells function as solar energy systems that support algae living in the shells.
Keep your eyes peeled and your telescope ready for a solar eclipse, the Orionid meteor shower and more.
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