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Pluto mystery that confounded scientists might finally be solved

For such a tiny little world, Pluto sure has gotten a lot of attention in recent years. After being demoted from “planet” to “dwarf planet,” Pluto …

Where, when, and how to watch tonight's meteor shower

One of the last meteor showers of the year is happening this Friday. So, if you haven't caught a meteor shower yet this year, this week is your chance. Don't miss out on this year's Leonid meteor shower, which is expected to have ideal conditions for many parts of the US. Following is a transcript …

Meteor Showers

A cancer vaccine was just injected into its first patient

Moderna Medicine<p>Moderna Therapeutics has taken a major step forward in its efforts to produce a cancer vaccine based on the growing volume of …

The Italian town where residents live to 100 – and scientists want to know why

People living in a remote Italian town are to be studied in order to try and discover why they live so long.<p>Situated on the western coast of southern …

Hiker stumbles upon ‘extremely rare’ 2000-year-old ancient gold coin

What a find!<p>An “extraordinarily remarkable” ancient gold coin has been discovered by a hiker in Israel.<p>Veteran walker Laurie Rimon saw a shiny object in the grass at an archaeological site in eastern Galilee and was left stunned to discover it was 2,000 years old.<p>The rare coin, from 107 CE, is only …

Here's Where To See The Next Total Solar Eclipse

For some, the sky is about to turn very dark. The next total solar eclipse takes place between Tuesday, Mar. 8 and Wednesday, Mar. 9.<p>Light will be blocked out as the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, but the eclipse will only be visible in totality from parts of southeast Asia.<p>NASA has …

Solar Eclipse

Mary I: a highly impressive queen cut off in her prime

'Bloody Mary’ Tudor was long branded a religious bigot and a military failure. Yet as Anna Whitelock explains, the first woman to wear the crown of …