Monday, February 2, 2015
A NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday with the hope it will transmit data that will help the world do a better job of preparing for floods and droughts.
An audacious, 11,265-kilometer trip across the Pacific Ocean came to an end Saturday as two accomplished pilots safely touched down in the water just off the coast of Mexico in their helium-filled balloon after shattering two long-standing records.
Sunday, February 1, 2015
It's cherry blossom season in Northern Taiwan. Yangmingshan (陽明山), reliably a favorite spot each year, is already playing host to crowds attracted by the sight of the first cream and pink blossoms.
Scientists who made headlines last March by announcing that they'd found long-sought evidence about the early universe are now abandoning that claim.
A century and a half after it sank, scientists are finally getting a look at the hull of the first submarine in history to sink an enemy warship.
For all the danger posed to Florida's Everglades by invasive Burmese pythons, there's one thing researchers don't want to know: how they would interact with another python species that threatens to move into the same territory.
Nearly two-dozen turtles that were stranded by cold weather last year in Massachusetts have successfully undergone rehab and have been returned to waters off Louisiana's coast.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon on a record-setting journey across the Pacific Ocean entered the final leg of their trip Friday as they traveled along the California coast for an expected landing somewhere in Mexico.
Football tampering is inevitable when felines take the field Sunday in Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl — a four-team playoff to promote the adoption of shelter animals.
Average Americans hold vastly different opinions than scientists about animal experiments, climate change, genetically modified foods and offshore oil drilling, researchers said Thursday.