Dark Energy Survey maps 26 million galaxies Dark Energy Survey maps 26 million galaxies
Trappist-1 planetary system formed as long ago as 9.8 billion years, NASA says Trappist-1 planetary system formed as long ago as 9.8 billion years, NASA says
100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in ‘excellent condition’ 100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in 'excellent condition'
Moon's magnetic field lasted much longer than previously thought Moon's magnetic field lasted much longer than previously thought
Earth-sized storm discovered on Neptune Earth-sized storm discovered on Neptune
Computer simulation suggests ancient Venus had a small ocean Computer simulation suggests ancient Venus had a small ocean
Proxima b may be unable to sustain Earth-like atmosphere Proxima b may be unable to sustain Earth-like atmosphere
Keystone pipeline might not get built after all Keystone pipeline might not get built after all
U.S. Energy Secretary tricked into fake interview with Russian comedians U.S. Energy Secretary tricked into fake interview with Russian comedians
Russia worries U.S. sanctions will impede its Europe energy-development projects Russia worries U.S. sanctions will impede its Europe energy-development projects
Dark Energy Survey observes superluminous supernova Dark Energy Survey observes superluminous supernova
Congress begins discussions on regulating self-driving cars Congress begins discussions on regulating self-driving cars
Conservationists lash out at plans to build natural-gas pipeline on scenic Appalachian trail Conservationists lash out at plans to build natural-gas pipeline on scenic Appalachian trail
Russian hackers breached U.S. nuclear power-plant systems Russian hackers breached U.S. nuclear power-plant systems
The rest of the G-20 makes pledge on climate change without the United States The rest of the G-20 makes pledge on climate change without the United States
Trump, on stage with Mexican president, again demands that Mexico pay for border wall Trump, on stage with Mexican president, again demands that Mexico pay for border wall
G-20 countries continue to over-invest in fossil fuels, despite climate deal G-20 countries continue to over-invest in fossil fuels, despite climate deal
Unprecedented heat waves force southwest U.S. to burn unprecedented levels of electricity Unprecedented heat waves force southwest U.S. to burn unprecedented levels of electricity
White House dismisses Russia sanctions bill as unconstitutional White House dismisses Russia sanctions bill as unconstitutional
Trump suggests making border wall solar-powered Trump suggests making border wall solar-powered
Coal baron sues John Oliver for anti-coal segment Coal baron sues John Oliver for anti-coal segment
Interior head: drilling on public lands could make US “dominant” power Interior head: drilling on public lands could make US "dominant" power
Oil prices keep falling as U.S., OPEC boost output Oil prices keep falling as U.S., OPEC boost output
Nasa scientists have proposed an audacious plan that could give Mars its atmosphere back Nasa scientists have proposed an audacious plan that could give Mars its atmosphere back
Tim Cook explains meeting with Donald Trump Tim Cook explains meeting with Donald Trump
Michael Sheen has plans to be more politically active Michael Sheen has plans to be more politically active
Pence says that Trump will surprise many Pence says that Trump will surprise many
NASA makes an engine that defies Newton laws of motion NASA makes an engine that defies Newton laws of motion
Trump vows to give Black Americans a new deal Trump vows to give Black Americans a new deal
Spurs upset Warriors in a 29 point blowout win Spurs upset Warriors in a 29 point blowout win
New dwarf planet found in our solar system New dwarf planet found in our solar system
Trump calls for further investigation into truth of global warming Trump calls for further investigation into truth of global warming
Latest earthquake could change understanding of the phenomina Latest earthquake could change understanding of the phenomina
Cheryl Burke talks about helping Ryan Lochte dance Cheryl Burke talks about helping Ryan Lochte dance
A brown star discovered to have water carrying clouds in its atmosphere A brown star discovered to have water carrying clouds in its atmosphere
Big dark area spotted on the sun Big dark area spotted on the sun
Jupiter’s high temperature explained Jupiter's high temperature explained
Clinton and Trump head out on the campaign trail Clinton and Trump head out on the campaign trail
Scientists find black hole burping near Earth Scientists find black hole burping near Earth
Carbon dioxide ironically used to make clean energy Carbon dioxide ironically used to make clean energy
Ocean wind turbines could generate immense amounts of energy, study reports
A new report reveals that wind turbines on the open ocean have the potential to create much more energy than the ones on land.
Solar water cooler could significantly lower energy costs
Current cooling systems consume nearly 15 percent of all electricity and account for more than 10 percent of total global greenhouse gas emissions.
CT scans of tyrannosaur skull hold clues to predator's evolution
Because Bisti's skull was so thick, only the laboratory's microtron electron accelerator produced X-rays with sufficient high energy to see inside it.
'Snowball Earth' may have helped give rise to Earth's first animals
A group of researchers led by scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have shed light on the mystery of how animals first appeared on Earth, a recent study published in the journal Nature reports.
TRAPPIST-1 is billions of years older than our solar system, study reports
The distant system sits roughly 40 light-years from Earth and, according to the new research, is between 5.4 and 9.8 billion years old.
Dark Energy Survey produces new universe map
Scientists with the international Dark Energy Consortium have released the most accurate map yet made of the universe's dark matter.
Icy moons may not be habitable after Sun becomes red giant
The simulation suggests these worlds will go directly from melting to runaway greenhouse effects.
White House threatens Alaska after Sen. Murkowski vetoes health care bill
Sullivan interpreted Zimke's message as a threat that the federal government might no longer sign off on Alaska legislation that requires its signature.
Autonomous robotic telescopes observe blazars and other extreme astronomical phenomena
As many as 10,000 images of these remote high-energy phenomena are imaged every week, then processed via machine learning.
Astronomers identify 'Saraswati' galactic supercluster
The galactic supercluster Saraswati is one of the largest cosmic structures ever found in the nearby universe.
Is snorting chocolate a good idea?
But some in the medical community are dubious about ingesting foreign substances, including chocolate.
Studies question habitability of TRAPPIST-1 planets
Ultraviolet radiation could destroy atmospheres and magnetospheres of closely orbiting planets.
China ramps up battery production
This production ramp-up will push China's share of global lithium-ion battery production to 65%, up from 55% today.
Sun headed toward solar minimum
Phase is ideal for scientists to study coronal holes.
Chandra telescope observes two galaxies merging
Merging galaxies are analog of much older, more distant galaxies in the early universe.
Uranus' magnetosphere opens and closes every day
Studying ice giants such as Uranus is viewed as key to understanding similar exoplanets.
Hubble discovers still rotating dead galaxy
Finding challenges conventional views of the way galaxies evolve.
House Democrats beat House Republicans in campaign fundraising
Both parties' May fundraising beat the usual monthly averages. The DCCC's May revenues are its largest May fundraising total ever.
China ramps up its space program
Through international partnerships, multiple missions will be launched in the next few years.
Neutron star observation experiment to be conducted from ISS
Rapidly spinning pulsars could one day be used to navigate spacecraft around the solar system.
NASA selects twelve new astronaut candidates
Largest astronaut class in 17 years chosen from a pool of more than 18,000 applicants.
LIGO makes third detection of gravitational waves
Ripples in spacetime produced by energy released when two black holes merge into a single larger one.
Pittsburgh will follow Paris climate accord, with or without Trump
The United States may be out of the Paris climate agreement, but Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said Thursday that his city is still in.
Elon Musk leaves White House councils over climate-accord withdrawal
Musk has pursued a range of clean-energy technologies in the last few years, including electric cars, solar roof panels, and improvements in battery technology.
EU and China seek common ground on climate change
President Trump might not share European Union officials' support for the international pact on climate change, but Chinese Premier Li Keqiang does.
Study suggests black holes have event horizons as predicted
A new study lends credence to the idea that black holes annihilate any matter or energy that passes their event horizons.
"Urban heat islands" endanger city life and the Earth's climate, says study
The world's cities aren't just hotspots of population growth and commercial activity.
Cassini captures new images of Enceladus
Moon known to have all the necessary building blocks for life.
Asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs impacted at worst time and location
Dinosaurs might have survived had impact occurred in deep rather than shallow waters.
New study suggests Saturn moon Enceladus could host life
Molecular hydrogen detected in vapor plumes coming off the moon has surprised scientists.
Lockheed's fusion reactor in trouble
An updated technical report shows that the firm's reactor is 100 times larger than originally planned, and weighs a massive 2,000 tons.
Proposal calls for drone to explore Saturn's moon Titan
Probe would use Titan's atmosphere to fly to and explore its many interesting sites.
The Pacers cannot decide who to blame for 0-2 hole
After losing Game Two to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Indiana Pacers scrambled to point out the problem.
Jen Chaney writes an open letter to Hannah Horvath
Vulture TV columnist, Jen Chaney, penned a letter to Girls protagonist, Hannah Horvath.
Scientists use ALMA to observe star-forming region
Colliding proto-stars set off massive explosion 500 years ago.
NASA's Chandra Observatory finds mysterious X-ray burst
The Chandra Observatory observed a bright flash of X-rays from an unknown source in the distant universe.
German scientists creating artificial Sun
Scientists in Germany are turning on what is being described as 'the world's largest artificial sun.'
Rick Perry questions election of first Texas A&M gay student body president
Former governor of Texas, Rick Perry, has called for an investigation into the first openly gay Texas A & M University student body president.
Rob Manfred says Team USA helping WBC popularity
Major League Baseball commissioner, Rob Manfred, claimed that the current WBC has been helped the popularity of the sport in the U.S.
Seth Meyers compared the humor of Barack Obama and Donald Trump
Seth Meyers took an opportunity to speak about the humor of Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump.
MRO observes dust storms on Mars
Twenty years of orbiter studies have revealed seasonal dust storm patterns.
Study explores possible alien origin of fast radio bursts
Authors emphasize study is speculative.
Mission to Jupiter's moon dubbed "Europa Clipper"
Probe will conduct many fast flybys of icy moon to determine whether it could be habitable.
NASA envisions sending probes to ocean worlds
Subsurface oceans could be key to discovery of life beyond Earth.
Oxygen loss may make planets orbiting red dwarfs uninhabitable
Strong stellar flares emit radiation that strips molecules from the planets' atmospheres.
President Trump's executive orders
Just ten days after assuming office, President Donald Trump has already signed two proclamations, seven executive orders, and seven presidential memoranda.
Loner black hole found hiding in Milky Way
Scientists detected the influence of a black hole that has been hiding near a gas cloud in our galaxy.
What Trump's Changes Mean for the National Security Council
President Donald Trump has announced that he will include the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency(CIA), to the National Security Council(NSC).
Trump looks to upend climate action plan
U.S. President Donald Trump has called for an end to the climate action plan.
Company competing for Google Lunar X-prize wants to mine the Moon
Ambitious goals call for mining helium-3 and organizing low-cost commercial lunar tourism.