Why the new U.S. public lands bill is such a big deal
February 27, 2019, 8:51 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Here are a few highlights from legislation that's poised to boost wilderness protection across the country.
Uninhabited Irish isle for sale, complete with ruins and 'curse stone'
February 26, 2019, 8:16 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
80-acre island with monastic settlement can be yours for $1.4 million.
This is the remarkable 3,245-year-old rope that sealed King Tut's tomb
February 25, 2019, 11:12 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
It guarded the royal sarcophagus and survived 32 centuries before being cut in 1923.
Dazzling blue clouds mark the first breath of newborn stars
February 21, 2019, 8:18 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Brief phenomena, streaking through the cosmos at 15,000 mph, herald the formation of a young star.
This beautiful photo of the moon is 50,000 images rolled into 1
February 20, 2019, 5:09 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy spent hours creating this breathtaking photo of our moon.
New map of the night sky reveals 300,000 'hidden' galaxies
February 20, 2019, 12:22 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Astronomers say the discovery is the beginning of a new dawn in charting the universe.