SpaceX test will be the first step toward putting humans on Mars
March 19, 2019, 1:57 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Initial testing of company's 'Starhopper' prototype will begin as soon as this week.
Deep-space photos reveal thousands of supermassive black holes
March 18, 2019, 1:34 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Japan's Subaru Telescope have uncovered an array of black holes.
Kenya's 'Elephant Queen' immortalized in remarkable photographs
March 18, 2019, 9:21 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Will Burrard-Lucas's new book 'Land of Giants' chronicles some of the last days of this towering gentle giant.
Italy moves to impose 'flip-flop fines' on hiking tourists
March 16, 2019, 10:38 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Visitors using improper footwear to hike the popular Cinque Terre along the Mediterranean will now face steep financial penalties.
Meet 'Steve,' the rare celestial phenomenon lighting up the skies over Canada
March 15, 2019, 12:50 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The ribbon of light may look like an aurora, but Steve is in a class of his own.
This dream job in Sweden will pay you to do whatever you want
March 13, 2019, 12:21 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
You just need to do it in the country's newest train station.
Diver makes lucky escape after whale nearly swallows him whole
March 11, 2019, 3:03 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
A South African photographer gets the ultimate close-up after a mammoth Bryde's whale mistakes him for a meal.
A remnant of the force that carved the Great Lakes will soon vanish
March 11, 2019, 11:47 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The Barnes Ice Cap, a last surviving piece of the once-vast Laurentide Ice Sheet, will be gone in as little as 300 years.
Blowing up a doomsday asteroid may not be possible, study reveals
March 6, 2019, 12:26 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Instead of shattering into harmless pieces, a large asteroid would exert gravitational force on fragments to reform itself.
Rare 'elixir of immortality' recovered from ancient Chinese tomb
March 5, 2019, 12:29 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The yellowish liquid, sealed within a bronze vessel, is believed to be more than 2,000 years old.
SpaceX ship connects with ISS — and 'Starman' had a front-row seat
March 5, 2019, 10:58 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Successful Crew Dragon linkup with the International Space Station launches a new era.
Uluru's glowing 'Field of Light' adds to spectacle of the Outback
March 5, 2019, 9:46 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Created by Bruce Munro, the beautiful nighttime display of 50,000 bulbs is slated to last through December 2020.
The gorillas in this selfie want to be just as cool as the man who protects them
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