Penguin, bullfrog and meerkat populations recorded at British zoos [Photos]
January 3, 2013, 11:48 a.m. by Catie Leary
Annual animal 'censuses' are carried out at the start of the year by England's Bristol and London Zoos.
Mars rover snaps amazing self-portrait
December 28, 2012, 2:36 p.m. by SPACE.com
The image shows Curiosity surrounded by the tracks of its wheels, with the 3-mile-high Mount Sharp rising into the sky in the distance.
New Mars photo christens ESA deep-space antenna
December 27, 2012, 12:20 p.m. by SPACE.com
The Red Planet appears on its side in the photo, with the daytime side facing down. Three huge volcano domes are also visible.
New baby picture of universe unveiled
December 27, 2012, 11:30 a.m. by Megan Gannon, SPACE.com
The new image maps the temperature of the radiation left over from the Big Bang and allows scientists to predict what may have happened earlier in the universe's life.
Post-Christmas snow blankets the Midwest and Northeast [Photos]
December 27, 2012, 11:22 a.m. by Catie Leary
After sweeping through the Midwest the day after Christmas, a winter storm is expected to dump two feet of snow in the Northeast.
Eccentric faces from this year's anti-climatic Mayan apocalypse [Photos]
December 21, 2012, 11:23 a.m. by Catie Leary
Alien-obsessed crowds descend on Bugarach, France to ring in the end of the world.
'Cosmic holiday ornament' depicts dying star 3,000 light years away [Photo]
December 20, 2012, 11:17 a.m. by Catie Leary
A planetary nebula resembling a festive bauble and ribbon is captured by astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope.
Stunning images of larva brains, butterfly scales nab prizes
December 18, 2012, 3:04 p.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
The first-place winner will get $5,000 worth of Olympus camera and microscope equipment.
K-9 Parish Comfort Dogs lend a paw to grieving Newtown families [Photos]
December 18, 2012, 1:34 p.m. by Laura Moss
The canine volunteers made an 800-mile journey from Chicago to Newtown, Conn., to comfort those affected by the Sandy Hook school shooting.
Santa Claus appeals to Boehner on 'fiscal cliff' legislation [Photos]
December 14, 2012, 11:22 a.m. by Catie Leary
A familiar man in red urges House Speaker John Boehner to act on legislation that would prevent a fiscal cliff before Christmas.
The government will pay you $1,000 to adopt a wild horse
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Something very big and very dark punched a hole in our galaxy
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