Federal biologist Jay Orr never knows what's going to come up in nets lowered to the ocean floor off Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands, which separate the Bering Sea from the rest of the Pacific Ocean. Sometimes it's stuff he has to name.
With one bright blue eye and one brown, a koala with a rare condition has dazzled vets in Australia who have named her Bowie after the late singer.
A rare "dwarf planet" 18 times smaller than Earth, has been discovered in the distant solar system on an eccentric orbit far beyond Neptune, astronomers said Tuesday.
An international team of astronomers announced Thursday the discovery of a strange planet in a faraway solar system that contains not one sun, but three of them.1 Comment
Three astronauts blasted off into the early morning sky in an upgraded Soyuz spacecraft from Russia's Baikonur cosmodrome Thursday, heading toward the International Space Station.
Researchers at one of the nation's federal laboratories are creating simulated lightning as part of an effort to determine how everything from nuclear weapon components to entire buildings will hold up to Mother Nature.
Juno, an unmanned NASA spacecraft, is barreling toward Jupiter on a US$1.1 billion mission to circle the biggest planet in the solar system and shed new light on the origin of our planetary neighborhood.
This handout photo released on June 29 by the European Space Agency/Hubble combines an image of Jupiter taken with the Hubble Space Telescope in the optical (taken in spring 2014) and observations of its auroras in the ultraviolet, taken in 2016.
Tripinsiders, a social travel platform that connects lifestyle enthusiasts and experience seekers, has recruited around 2,000 travel insiders in Taiwan and is looking to expand to 10 other Asian countries over the next year, a spokesman for the company said Tuesday.
A five-man Taiwanese team finished a week-long trip of scientific investigation and exploration in the northeastern Siberian tundra on Thursday, bringing back three woolly mammoth tusks and one reindeer skull.