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Earth and Mars Captured Together in One Photo from Lunar Orbit

Wow, this doesn’t happen very often: Earth and Mars together in one photo. To make the image even more unique, it was taken from lunar orbit by the …

Astronomy

Were Lunar Volcanoes Active When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth?

The Moon’s a very dusty museum where the exhibits haven’t changed much over the last 4 billion years. Or so we thought. NASA’s <b>Lunar Reconnaissance</b> …

Astronomy

A New Look at Dark Matter — Is the Milky Way Less of a Behemoth Than Previously Thought?

Astronomy is notorious for raising more questions than it answers. Take the observation that the vast majority of matter is invisible.<p>Although …

Get Ready for the Fireballs of October

On October 31st 2005, trick-or-treaters across the central U.S. eastern seaboard were treated to a brilliant fireball, a celestial spectacle that …

Astronomy

Volcanoes on the Moon May Have Erupted During the Dinosaur Age

If only dinosaurs had invented telescopes, they might have seen lava occasionally oozing from the surface of the moon.<p>Scientists previously thought …

Antares Orbital-2 Mission Launch (201407130001HQ)

"Hunt for Earth-Like Alien Planets Heats Up" --Join a Live Google Webcast Today

Just last month, astronomers for the first time detected water vapor in the atmosphere of a Neptune-sized planet. Although the planet lacks a rocky …

Bomb squad dispatched to Presidio in S.F.

<b>(04-21) 23:58 PDT SAN FRANCISCO</b> -- The San Francisco Police Department bomb squad was dispatched to the Presidio on Monday night after U.S. Park Police pulled over a man driving a pickup truck carrying an "unspecified explosive device," said U.S. Park Police spokeswoman Alexandra Picavet.<p>Part of …

A new player steps into South Carolina governor's race

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is one of the GOP's brightest stars, a 42-year-old Indian-American, a dynamo fundraiser and a favorite of national Republicans eager to showcase diversity in their ranks.<p>Haley's road to re-election this November has looked smooth of late, thanks to Obamacare's …