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Wed, Oct 01, 2014 3:24 PM
The gravity map of the moon created by the GRAIL mission spacecrafts revealed a set of linear structures arranged in a rectangular shape about 1,600 miles wide.
National Geographic marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act with these gorgeous images.
We had an outstanding month with reader-submitted photos, and these ten images stood out as favorites.
The Netflix original film about Sylvia Earle serves as both homage to a champion of the seas as well as a plea for the rest of us to step up.
The ARISE mission uses lasers, radiometers and other instruments flown in a C-130 plane to measure the thickness of sea ice.
Dams that block salmon during their annual upstream migration have contributed to the species' decline, but an innovative Washington company may have found a creative solution.
Isaiah Cooper's Vines bring snippets of Appalachian Trail life, customs and scenery to his 50K followers.
With views like this, it's a wonder astronauts on the International Space Station get any work done.
This little guy needs some warmth, stat!
Neptune was likely mistaken for a slow-moving star by a famous astronomer.
Paleo-Eskimos likely survived in near-total isolation for thousands of years and did not pass on genes to Neo-Eskimos or Native Americans.
The space agency expects to have spent a total of $7 billion between February 2014 and November 2018 as the Space Launch System rocket is built and tested.
Backyard astronomers with a telescope can spot Neptune in the constellation Aquarius tonight, but both the blue planet and the asteroid can be seen online as well.
If the pace of past growth is anything to go by, much of the Southeast could become one big megalopolis in the next 50 years.
From dogs and cats to hedgehogs and hummingbirds, the animal kingdom is full of noisy sleepers.
The Alaskan moose is also known as the giant moose, and for a good reason!
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