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A new report finds that NASA's spacewalking suits are in short supply. The...
NASA's Cassini spacecraft ventured Wednesday into the never-before-explored...
Scientists have discovered a new planet with the mass of Earth, orbiting its...
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Liberian health authorities are taking rapid precautionary steps after eight people died of a mystery illness, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, 10 months after the end of a catastrophic two-year Ebola...
There's no turning back now. The Cassini probe's most recent flyby of Saturn's moon Titan puts the spacecraft on a path to crash into the ringed planet....
A new educational tabletop astronomy game has soared past its crowdfunding goal, and it should be available to purchase this October....
Running low on fuel, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun the final (and most daring) phase of its epic mission to Saturn....
A look at some of the most promising concepts researchers are developing to remove space junk from Earth orbit....
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn didn't mince his words in describing the 2014 shooting deaths of a South Carolina couple who had been scheduled to testify in a criminal case....
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — As a condemned killer lay on a gurney awaiting lethal injection in Arkansas' death chamber, a federal judge had to decide whether there was sufficient evidence that an inmate executed...
A 1-year-old girl was found safe in Montclair after authorities said she was abducted by her father in Rancho Cucamonga, prompting an Amber Alert, authorities announced Tuesday morning....
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea conducted live-fire artillery drills and a U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday, escalating the standoff over the North's nuclear weapons program as the...
The stated objective of the Hezbollah-coordinated press tour of southern Lebanon was to see new Israeli defensive installations on the border – indications, according to the powerful Shiite Lebanese militia, of...

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Toting a $12 million instrument built by the University of Colorado Boulder, NASA's Cassini spacecraft made the first of 22 dives between the rings of Saturn and the gaseous planet today, the beginning of the end for...
On the rust-colored north flank of one of Earth's largest volcanoes, a backpack-sized instrument monitors our atmosphere and, at the same time, helps set the stage for possible human exploration of other worlds....
Over the past few weeks, we've heard troubling rumors that Apple is thinking about putting a Touch ID sensor on the back of the iPhone 8. The move would be necessary to eliminate the bottom bezel on the device,...
Large and small scale solar eruptions might all be triggered by a single process, according to new research that leads to better understanding of the Sun's activity....
Building on the ability to sequence DNA in space and previous investigations, Genes in Space-3 is a collaboration to prepare, sequence and identify unknown organisms, entirely from space. When NASA astronaut Kate Rubins...
As galaxies age, some of their basic chemical elements can also show signs of aging. This aging process can be seen as certain atoms "put on a little weight," meaning they change into heavier isotopes—atoms with...
NASA's record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitsonisn't finished making firsts in space. And today, Whitson will make the first ultra-high-definition live video from the International Spaec Station and you can watch it live....
Today Google is honoring NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn with an adorable Google Doodle featuring the spacecraft swooping between the planet and its rings....
On Wednesday, April 26,2017, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan holds a press conference after closed-door meetings with House Republicans....
By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - French intelligence has concluded that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out a sarin nerve gas attack on April 4 in northern Syria and that Assad or members of his...
The intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on April 26, 2017....
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the plan for "the biggest tax cut" in U.S. history due to be released later on Wednesday by the White House would cut the business tax rate to 15 percent, including for small...
Comets 46P/Wirtanen, 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova and 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak will make close passes. Find out when, how far and what we hope to learn about them in the latest installment of Science@NASA....
ESA's Euclid mission has passed another important milestone with the delivery of the first three state-of-the art detectors for the Near-Infrared Spectrometer and Photometer instrument....
NASA is all about solving challenges, and the goal of having a prolonged presence in space, or a colony on Mars or some other world, is full of challenges, including the necessity of growing food. Scientists at Kennedy...
It used to be that if you wanted to add decent sound to your TV, you need to spend upwards of $1,000 on a surround sound system. The the home audio market got much more competitive, and prices began to fall. Things...
A man is sprayed with a chemical irritant as multiple fights break out between Trump supporters and anti-Trump protesters in Berkeley, California, on 15 April. The college town so deeply liberal that it is referred to...
An army veteran and her boyfriend have been arrested on animal cruelty charges after a video of the pair emerged apparently showing them tying a service dog to a tree and shooting it five times. Marinna Rollins, 23, was...
NASA on April 24 launched a football-stadium-sized, super-pressure balloon on a mission that aims to set a record for flight duration while carrying a telescope that scientists at the University of Chicago and around...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday,...