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NASA announces winners of ‘Space Poop Challenge’

Astronaut Thomas D. Jones, mission specialist, works near the International Space Station during STS-98 in this 2001 file photo. NASA hopes a competition will help it improve waste disposal systems i...

Welcome to Zealandia: Scientists see submerged continent beneath New Zealand

Research reveals that New Zealand and New Caledonia are a part of a continent called 'Zealandia.' The continent is nearly 4.9 million square kilometres long and is currently submerged in water. ( GSA...

Earth science on the Space Station continues to grow

To paraphrase an age-old saying: If at first you don't succeed, well, dust off the historic launch pad and try another liftoff. Not as catchy as the original, perhaps, but certainly fitting for Space...

NASA Tracking Snowfall, California Drought Relief

Washington, Feb 17 : Researchers have completed the first flights of a NASA-led field campaign that is targeting one of the biggest gaps in scientists' understanding of Earth's water resources: snow....

Space News: NASA’s Juno mission to remain in current orbit at Jupiter

On July 4th, 2016, the Juno mission established orbit around Jupiter, becoming the second spacecraft in history to do so (after the Galileo probe). Since then, the probe has been in a regular 53.4-da...

Former leader of Hong Kong found guilty of misconduct

Pyongyang has accused Malaysia of colluding with "hostile forces", saying it would reject any results of a post-mortem examination carried out by Kuala Lumpur on the body of Kim Jong-Nam, the half br...

Winston Churchill essay on ‘aliens’ found: ‘British Bulldog’ had a...

Chief Curator Tim Riley speaks Thursday about finding the hidden essay "Are We Alone in the Universe?" by Winston Churchill at the National Churchill Museum at Westminster College in Fulton. The unpu...

George Church’s team closing in on hybrid mammoth elephant embryo using CRISPR genom...

Long, long ago, before humans brought technology and messed everything up, the woolly mammoth ruled the land. Or maybe, others ruled it, but the woolly mammoth were still pretty huge — pun intended. ...

GOP Wants NASA To Stop Worrying About Earth And Focus On Space

Earth From One Million Miles (Photo : NASA via Getty Images) IN SPACE - In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Earth as seen from a distance of one million mil...

Hundreds Of Whales Get Stranded And Die On New Zealand Shore

A week ago, Farewell Spit was left a graveyard of more than 300 dead whales, after one of the biggest strandings in New Zealand history. Reporter MICHAEL CROPP went there - and found eight more stran...

January was the third warmest on record ever

This past January was the third warmest on record, a new analysis of global temperatures has revealed. The data show January was .92 degrees Celsius warmer than the average January temperature from 1...

Better Buy: Gilead Sciences, Inc. vs. Pfizer Inc.

Your time horizon is important when comparing the performance of different stocks. Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD), for example, handily beat Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) over the past five years. But Pfizer is...

United Arab Emirates sets sights on Mars

Mars 2117 shows a plan of the UAE to build a city on Mars. They plan to construct it for 600,000 people. Promising countries were surprised when the United Arab Emirates has introduced its ambitious ...

Nasa’s Dawn finds key ingredients for alien life on dwarf planet Ceres

NASA's Dawn mission to the dwarf planet Ceres has discovered evidence of organic material on the mysterious icy world which could be signs of microbial life. Ceres is the largest object in the astero...

Purging Science

BOSTON — A group of scientists and their supporters are set to march Sunday in Boston's Copley Square in an event they've dubbed “a rally to stand up for science” in the Trump years. Inside a large n...

Gilead Sciences (GILD) Shares Cross 3% Yield Mark

Gilead Sciences, Inc. logo Jefferies Group LLC reissued their buy rating on shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) in a research note published on Tuesday. They currently have a $83.00 price t...

‘All we could do was try to comfort them’

Why did hundreds of whales become stranded at Farewell Spit last week? The truth is, no one knows for sure. But everyone seems to have a theory. We asked Professor Liz Slooten, of the New Zealand Wha...

NASA Satellite Tracks Snowfall, World Water Supply

GRAND MESA, Colo.- - The U.S. Forest Service has been working with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, otherwise known as NASA, for the past 5 and a half months on a project called Sno...

Recently unearthed WWII essay by Winston Churchill posits that alien life exists

Winston Churchill, an officer in the British Army, Nobel laureate, and two-time UK Prime Minister solidified his place in history as the leader of the British people throughout the majority of World ...

NASA live feed cuts as ‘6 large UFOs’ come into view

For the second time, NASA is going to use the International Space Station (ISS) to study lightning. The unique view from above gives scientists a way to detect lightning in its early stages. A Lightn...