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Thu, Dec 18, 2014 2:57 PM
This beach scene looks like a beautiful abstract painting.
To determine what the mysterious object its, scientists will seek out carbon 4 atoms. A lot of carbon 4 atoms would point to it being a black hole.
Contributors to the mission can purchase 'digital memory boxes' that will be included in a time capsule left on the moon's south pole.
What better place for the Swedish furniture emporium to acquire its biggest global clean energy investment than the Lone Star State?
Waterfalls come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Test your knowledge of these natural wonders.
Long a subject of speculation, our neighbor has yet to yield evidence of life. But that hasn't kept people from imaging it's there.
Additions to the list of vanishing wildlife include a rare U.S. bee, a globe-trotting eel, a popular sushi fish and a hot pink slug.
The little-known endangered mammal is the star of a week-long 'Angry Birds' tournament to raise awareness about wildlife poaching.
Everyone is talking about the chilly temperatures as autumn turns to winter. But musk oxen think it's no big thing.
Do you know your cumulus from your contrails and your stratus from your shelf clouds? Take our quiz and test your cloud acuity.
The lasers will measure the forests' biomass to determine how much carbon the trees are storing.
'Nova' special explains the devastating geological phenomenon and how we can prepare for it.
This unusual lake is already a surreal place to visit. But add to that a spectacular sunset and you have a set for a sci-fi movie.
The Nature Conservancy's Urban Water Blueprint details how natural conservation methods in key watershed areas can improve water quality in more than 500 global cities.
From invisibility cloaks to incubating eggs like a hen, bees are a lot more diverse and a lot more incredible than most of us ever realized.
By looking at how cosmic light bends, scientists may learn more about dark energy.
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