Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 25, 2017
Gravity assist will alter its trajectory while saving fuel.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 19, 2017
Delayed launch of successor means likely gap in data crucial to climate change studies.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 11, 2017
Numbers assigned within the X-class are based on the flares' intensity. X2s have twice the energy of X1s; X3s have three times the energy of X1s, and so on.
James Carlin - Sep 05, 2017
To make this discovery, scientists placed heated panels on the seafloor that were either left at ambient water temperature, or increased by 1 or 2 degrees Celsius in order to represent future temperature.
Mark Schwartz - Aug 29, 2017
Businesses potentially make money by cutting their pollution and selling off their permits, while businesses that continue to pollute must pay more for their pollution.
Chad Young - Aug 27, 2017
Prior to the new analysis, researchers had determined that the notations on the tablet displayed a particular numerical pattern of three positive integers, called Pythagorean triples.
Alex Bourque - Aug 23, 2017
The 15 members of the federal advisory panel on climate change learned by email Friday that the Trump administration is disbanding the committee.
Andrew McDonald - Aug 19, 2017
The team suggests that life got a kick-start from the huge amounts of nutrients and carbon dumped into the oceans by melting glaciers.
Andrew McDonald - Aug 16, 2017
Scientists from the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh have discovered 91 previously undetected volcanoes in West Antarctica, some buried as deep as two miles beneath the ice.
Harry Marcolis - Aug 15, 2017
Conservators with the Antarctic Heritage Trust, based in New Zealand, recently found the fruitcake in a hut at Cape Adare — the oldest building in Antarctica.
Clint Huston - Aug 11, 2017
The celestial bodies are the closest Earth-like worlds ever discovered, and, at 1.7 Earth masses, they are also the smallest on record.
David Sims - Aug 11, 2017
The number of black holes of a certain mass per galaxy depends on the size of the galaxy, says co-author Manoj Kaplinghat, a UCI professor of physics and astronomy.
Vicky Webb - Aug 11, 2017
P. mayorum lived roughly 101 million years ago during the Cretaceous period and belonged to a group of dinosaurs known as titanosaurs.
Clint Huston - Aug 11, 2017
While scientists have long known there are many holes throughout the reaches of the space, they did not expect to find as many as they did.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 03, 2017
Position will play important role in upcoming solar system missions.
Cliff Mooneyham - Jul 25, 2017
A nine-year-old boy was roaming around the Organ Mountains near Las Cruces, New Mexico, with his family in November when he literally stumbled on a rare paleontological find: the fossilized skull of a million-year-old stegomastodon.
Jose Jefferies - Jul 21, 2017
New excavations of an aboriginal rock shelter called Madjedbebe push back the date when humans first came to Australia by between 5,000 and 18,000 years.
James Carlin - Jul 18, 2017
Researchers in Sweden have found that ravens are even smarter than anybody thought, according to a new study published in the journal Science.
Harry Marcolis - Jul 18, 2017
An ever-expanding sinkhole in Land O' Lakes, Florida, has swallowed up two houses and is putting other homes in peril, authorities cautioned Friday.
Carmelo Sheppard - Jul 14, 2017
A massive iceberg that scientists have been predicting would separate from the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica has finally proved them right, according to an announcement by researchers Wednesday.
Jason Spencer - Jul 14, 2017
The study is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Lucas Rowe - Jul 11, 2017
President Trump's decision to jettison the Paris accord on climate change has alienated all other 19 member nations in the G-20.
Jeremy Morrow - Jul 10, 2017
The quake is the largest to hit western Montana in almost 60 years, said USGS geophysicist Robert Sanders, according to The Los Angeles Times.
Lucas Rowe - Jul 08, 2017
The report tallied up loans, grants, insurance, and all types of public funding that the nations' governments provide to their energy sectors.
Jose Jefferies - May 31, 2017
The researchers said that 90% of Hawaii's reefs now exhibit bleaching. Some areas have lost more than half their coral cover.
Carmelo Sheppard - May 11, 2017
She has been experimenting with the quickest way to get into the capsule for an experience she admits she's not keen to take.
David Sims - Apr 17, 2017
A new report has found that climate change has significant adverse effects on mental health.
Adam Widmer - Mar 23, 2017
The area is 151 miles across and has a minimum depth of approximately 2,700 feet.
Carmelo Sheppard - Mar 14, 2017
NASA employs its special lunar observer locate strays and to monitor on-going missions.
Josh Curlee - Feb 18, 2017
At least two people are reported dead in Southern California after torrential rains fell heavily, flooding streets and prompting water rescues.
Jason Spencer - Feb 09, 2017
Thursday's storm is expected to be the first significant snow to hit New York this year, and the heaviest snow is supposed to fall at around 7 am, just before rush hour.
James Carlin - Jan 24, 2017
But it is also important to consider why it evolved to such a small size.
Carmelo Sheppard - Jan 19, 2017
A new report in the journal Science Advances stated that three quarters of primates now face extinction.
Vicky Webb - Jan 13, 2017
The other vowels are "aw" sound, an "ih" sound and an "uh," which make up the basis of the baboon language.
Ian Marsh - Jan 11, 2017
New research by Scientists from Weizmann Institute of Science might just dispute what we think we know about how the moon came into being.
Adam Widmer - Jan 09, 2017
Vicky Webb - Dec 30, 2016
Bears Ears was allocated to the five dominant tribes who have lived there for generations.
Cliff Mooneyham - Dec 16, 2016
These particles are highly reflective and would reflect a right amount of sunlight back to space and in essence, cool the planet.
Alex Bourque - May 27, 2016
Researchers previously believed that Neanderthals were afraid to go deep into caves due to lack of light.
Jason Spencer - May 04, 2016
In November 2015, they dropped a hydrophone to the Challenger Deep in of the deepest points in the ocean.
Ian Marsh - Apr 30, 2016
After nearly ten years the scientists have collected enough data to explain some of the aquatic mammals characteristics.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 25, 2017
Satellites provide crucial data on storm's structure, temperature, and precipitation levels.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 13, 2017
Numerous exoplanet discoveries with this method have led scientists to question whether hypothetical alien civilizations with the same technological level as Earth could detect our planet passing in front of the Sun.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 28, 2017
A massive asteroid will flyby Earth later this month.
Adam Widmer - Aug 22, 2017
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.
Clint Huston - Aug 14, 2017
Conservators working at the Antarctic Heritage Trust have found an intact, 100-year-old fruitcake tucked away in one of Antarctica's oldest buildings.
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 11, 2017
Estimates show waters are rising because of melting glaciers and ice sheets, as well as thermal expansion of the ocean water as it warms.
Alex Bourque - Aug 11, 2017
Modern winged mammals glide using areas of skin membrane that stretches out between their fore and hind limbs. While the fossils exhibited that trait, they also had a wide range of other strange characteristics.
Wilson Soto - Aug 11, 2017
Shishmaref's residents voted in August to relocate to the mainland, but they have no funding to do so. Newtok requested federal funds in January to help its residents relocate but has so far been left emptyhanded.
Jason Spencer - Aug 11, 2017
An international team of astronomers has detected four Earth-sized planets orbiting tau Ceti, the closest sun-like star — two of which are located in the habitable zone and could support liquid water.
James Smith - Aug 04, 2017
Colorado state officials are confirming the discovery of a dinosaur fossil while conducting surveys for a new bike trail near Grand Junction.
Mark Schwartz - Aug 03, 2017
This well exceeds the target set by the 2016 Paris Agreement of 1.5 degrees Celsius.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jul 28, 2017
The shower will peak August 12-13, with up to 150 meteors visible per hour at dark sky sites.
Jason Spencer - Jul 25, 2017
A team of scientists has identified a fourth ocean sunfish species -- making it the first new sunfish species to be discovered in 130 years.
Kristy Douglas - Jun 11, 2017
President Trump denounced regulations and bureaucratic protocols governing construction projects in the United States in a press briefing promoting his vision for nationwide infrastructure development.
Chad Young - Jun 11, 2017
The fossilized hatchling was a member of the bird group known as enantiornithes, which disappeared along with dinosaurs some 65 million years ago.
James Smith - Jun 09, 2017
Some research also suggests that it causes cancer in humans.
Linda Mack - Jun 02, 2017
The United States may be out of the Paris climate agreement, but Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said Thursday that his city is still in.
Vicky Webb - Jun 02, 2017
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.
Jason Spencer - Jun 02, 2017
President Trump might not share European Union officials' support for the international pact on climate change, but Chinese Premier Li Keqiang does.
Leon Clarke - May 31, 2017
The world's cities aren't just hotspots of population growth and commercial activity.
Miriam Griffin - May 29, 2017
Sri Lankan meteorologists forecast rainfalls of more than 100 millimeters in central Sri Lanka within the next day-and-a-half, which would result in more mudslides.
Josh Curlee - May 29, 2017
The world's largest living structure shrank dramatically in the last two years and will continue to do so in the face of warming sea temperatures.
Adam Widmer - May 09, 2017
The United Nations Environment chief Eric Solheim warned on Thursday that the U.S would shoot itself in the foot if it quits the Paris climate accord.
Harry Marcolis - Mar 20, 2017
A study by NASA has shown that jet using biofuels have fewer particle emissions in their exhaust trails.
James Smith - Feb 18, 2017
Cleveland Cavaliers guard, Kyrie Irving, is sticking by his belief that the Earth is flat.
Jason Spencer - Feb 13, 2017
James Carlin - Feb 08, 2017
At least seven tornadoes tore through New Orleans and the surrounding areas, leaving destruction in their path.
Carmelo Sheppard - Jan 31, 2017
Faculty members of the California public university system have signed a petition calling for Donald Trump to take climate change seriously.
Adam Widmer - Jan 27, 2017
In December an unmanned cargo ship carrying supplies for the International Space Station, fell apart six minutes after lift-off.
Harry Marcolis - Jan 17, 2017
Jeremy Morrow - Jan 11, 2017
Though it was not on a collision course for earth, it still passed by incredibly close.
Jeremy Morrow - Jan 10, 2017
Instinctively again the spider went for the meal on the right.
Jason Spencer - Jan 04, 2017
A new study is backing the decision from NOAA to readjust its global temperature dataset.
Tobi Gerdes - Dec 21, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama is set to use a 1953 law to essentially restrict off shore American drilling permanently.
Tracy Williams - Dec 09, 2016
This has allowed scientists to identify soft bone and cartilage, but most important, they have seen the presence of Barbules.
Adam Widmer - Nov 30, 2016
The deadly wildfires that have raged through Tennessee are likely to have been caused by human beings.
Aaron Sims - Nov 30, 2016
The US has launched offensive Seattleites after both Russia and China establish satellites of war in space.
Jeremy Morrow - Nov 23, 2016
Trump has threatened to pull out of the Paris Agreement that entailed to all nations committing to reduce global warming.
James Smith - Nov 20, 2016
The asteroid that led to the extinction of dinosaurs may have resulted in a much bigger impact than first thought.
Adam Widmer - Nov 18, 2016
Physicist, Stephen Hawking, predicted that homo sapien life on earth has only a one thousand year shelf life remaining.
Ian Marsh - Jun 06, 2016
A group Scientists from Harvard seem to have cracked the code in creating artificial photosynthesis more efficient.
Jason Spencer - Feb 10, 2016
Delaware Bay beaches experiences massive flooding.
Dirk Trudeau - Feb 09, 2016
Researchers found the remains of 27 people who died violently 10,000 years ago.
Craig Hall - Jan 25, 2016
The creature looked to be sickly and dying.
Craig Hall - Jan 25, 2016
Under the terms of the new plan, private cars would be allowed on roads on alternate days.
Alex Bourque - Jan 25, 2016
A new report suggests that even though Big Oil seemed to know Global Warming was a threat, they lobbied against reforms.
Alex Bourque - Jan 25, 2016
The city is struggling with red alert smog situations.
Jason Spencer - Jan 25, 2016
Three Laysan albatross were found dead, and nests destroyed.
Craig Hall - Jan 25, 2016
State and federal officials have found that the water level fell to 4,191.6 feet in November.
Craig Hall - Dec 31, 2015
El Nino may be to blame for the sea turtle's presence.