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Thu, Dec 19, 2013 9:47 AM
Due to how it is programmed to look at the universe, the new probe will excel at at detecting giant planets that orbit small, M dwarf stars.
Misunderstood canines have more in common with us than we think.
Documents establish the firmest evidence to date of the sequence of catastrophic events that led to the explosion and worsening spill in the Gulf.
Video: Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, joins the Morning Joe panel to discuss the constant debate surrounding off-shore drilling.
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To walk on a lake all you need is a good pair of shoes, a running start, and the ability to miss the water.
The unlikely passenger even perched on a ship specially designed to allow people with disabilities to sail.
New study looks to see if Earth's bacteria could survive on the red planet.
NASA re-creates conditions of moon, Mars in underwater lab.
A new study suggests that the giant squid isn't the T-Rex of the oceans as once thought, but merely a lethargic blob.
The cause of colony collapse disorder remains uncertain and that's bad news for farmers and the rest of us.
The Gulf oil spill is a consequence of the world's push to extract hydrocarbons from increasingly more difficult and expensive places — and a sign we should be diversifying our energy supplies.
Congress begins hearings on the massive oil spill threatening marshes and marine life along the Gulf Coast.
Robert Bigelow wants to assemble a lunar base in space and fly it to the moon.
Can hay help clean up the oil gushing out of the leak in the Gulf of Mexico? Some Florida contractors think it can.
Officials are considering using shredded tires and golf balls to try to gum up the Deepwater Horizon oil gusher. Why isn't anyone talking about blasting the leak with a nuke?
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.