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Tue, Sep 30, 2014 5:24 PM
Dolphins' reactions to a magnetized block led scientists to conclude that the marine mammals may be sensitive to Earth's magnetic field.
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!
The U.S. space agency wants a vehicle ready to replace the Russian Soyuz capsules by 2017.
Luckily for us, 2 good Samaritans filmed their rescue of a chubby prairie dog that was having a hard time escaping from a narrow tunnel in the road.
In keeping with being a weird place, Death Valley's roaming rocks involve ice in the desert.
Researchers discovered that bichir raised on land took to walking with more grace than those bichir raised in water.
Learn more about this hidden gem located in the middle of Utah's San Rafael Desert.
According to the International Astronomical Union, paying to name a star or purchasing extraterrestrial real estate will simply get you a 'temporary feeling of happiness.'
The risk of 'severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts' is quickly rising worldwide, the draft report warns.
The common pheasant's success story is best told by hunters.
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