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NASA is testing an autonomous Martian helicopter

Drones are everywhere these days. They're under Christmas trees. They're at the X-Games. They're even in Congress. And if NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has its way, they could be headed to Mars next in the form of the Mars Helicopter.<p>Rover teams still have a tough time with the Martian surface …

Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.<p>Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86, said the Jet …

20 Awesome Celebrities Leading the Way for Animals and the Environment

We all know the celebrities who do things for the attention. (Kardashians, anyone?) And then there are the celebrities that take their money and fame …

Green Living

These Are Humanity's Options When Earth Becomes Unliveable

As astrophysicists and avid science fiction fans, we naturally find the prospect of interstellar colonization intriguing and exciting. But is it practical, or even possible? Or is there a better solution?<p>Science fiction has painted a certain picture of space travel in popular culture. Drawing on …

Deer Saved From Frozen Lake By B.C. Conservation Officers (PHOTOS)

A white-tailed deer found itself in a precarious situation when it got stuck on a frozen B.C. lake.<p>Conservation officer Ken Owens suspects that …