Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:30:32 -0400
Monday's solar eclipse is set to star in several special broadcasts on TV and online
NASA's Saturn Probe Has One Final Mission Before Its Fiery End
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:17:00 -0400
NASA's Cassini probe has taught us a lot about Saturn and its moons. But now it's time for the probe to say goodbye with one final mission.
Elon Musk: SpaceX could aid defense against North Korea attack
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:59:11 -0400
SpaceX Elon Musk said his company could help U.S. defense against North Korean missile threats. But the tech entrepreneur added U.S. military and intelligence officials "have this covered."
5 researchers share $500,000 prize for work on gene editing
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:27:19 -0400
Five researchers will share a $500,000 medical prize for their roles in developing a ground-breaking gene-editing tool that lets scientists alter the DNA of living cells
Sierra Leone mourns 100 children among dead in massive flooding
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:38:33 -0400
Sierra Leone began a week of mourning Wednesday as it emerged that 105 children were among more than 300 people who perished in mudslides and torrential flooding, in one of the country's worst natural disasters. With 600 people still missing in Freetown, President Ernest Bai Koroma described the humanitarian challenge ahead as "overwhelming". Officials at Freetown's central morgue said Wednesday that 105 of the more than 300 officially dead were children.
Napolitano blasts DOJ's 'chilling' warrant for website info
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:06:14 -0400
Department of Justice seeks 1.3 million IP addresses, user photos and contact info for visitors to a website that organized protests against President Trump; reaction from Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano
Total solar eclipse 2017: What is it and what will happen?
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:39:00 -0400
You've probably heard by now to watch out for a total solar eclipse in the United States on Aug. 21. What is a total solar eclipse? To truly understand a total solar eclipse, you must be familiar with the different types of eclipses.
Astronauts on the International Space Station Just Got a Big Delivery
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:07:00 -0400
Some of the supplies delivered could help scientists further Parkinson's disease research and help develop therapies.
Accidental deaths of endangered whale threatens its survival
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:50:39 -0400
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A high number of accidental deaths this year among the endangered North Atlantic right whale threaten the survival of the species, according to conservation groups and marine scientists.
Objects spotted near suspected MH370 crash site - Australia
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:03:26 -0400
Several "probably man-made" objects were floating near the suspected crash site of MH370 just weeks after it vanished, Australian researchers revealed Wednesday, more than six months after the hunt for the doomed jet was called off. A massive underwater search for the Malaysia Airlines plane, which disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people on board, ended in January after no trace of the aircraft was found in a 120,000 square kilometre (46,000 square mile) zone in the remote southern Indian Ocean off Australia's west coast. On Wednesday, two new studies said photos taken by French military satellites two weeks after the plane's disappearance, but not released to the public, showed at least 70 identifiable objects floating close to the so-called "northern area".