Telltale patches of water ice on opposite sides of the Moon reveal that Earth's orbiting companion once spun on a different axis, according to a study released Wednesday.
A U.S. Navy ship that went missing 95 years ago with 56 aboard has been found off San Francisco, ending one of the biggest mysteries in U.S. naval history, authorities said Wednesday.
Fresh supplies shipped out late Tuesday for the International Space Station, where the shelves finally are getting full after a string of failed deliveries.
Black bears that eat human foods from trash cans have higher reproductive rates than those living on natural foods, according to a study by Colorado researchers.
Analysis of a bear bone found in an Irish cave has provided evidence of human exsistence in Ireland 2,500 years earlier than previously thought, academics announced Sunday.
A grandfather of three is poised to blast into space and the record books on Friday, becoming the American astronaut who has spent the longest time in space, NASA said.
For decades, fossil hunters combing the soil near a creek in north-central Illinois have been rewarded with the preserved remnants of a prehistoric creature, its wide-set eyes on stalks and a long, arm-like appendage extending from below them with a pincer-like mouth.
Scans of King Tut's burial chamber have revealed two hidden rooms, Egypt's antiquities minister said Thursday -- a discovery that could intensify speculation that the chambers contain the remains of the famed Queen Nefertiti.
The little green frog's natural camouflage reminded the professor who discovered it of the guerrilla fighters hiding out in the very same Colombian forest.
Israel's Antiquities Authority says a hiker has found a rare, nearly 2,000-year-old gold coin.