Scientists have found the shredded remains of a large, water-rich asteroid raining down on the embers of a dead star, 170 light-years from Earth. It is the first time that scientists have found a mix rock
Evidence is mounting that life on Earth may have started on Mars. A leading scientist has claimed that one particular element believed to be crucial to the origin of life would only have been available
Wildlife This mosaic shows a selection of stunning images of butterfly-shaped planetary nebulae taken by Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA; NGC 6302: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team;
Students carrying a 90-foot long American flag led the 52nd annual Labor Day parade down Newtown's Main Street. The Newtown, Connecticut Labor Day parade has been a town institution since 1962. It's the
They swing the same Pulaskis, buzz the same chainsaws and face the same dangers. But 673 of the wildland firefighters battling the ferocious blaze around Yosemite National Park have something that other
A North Korean firing squad last week executed a former girlfriend of leader Kim Jong Un and 11 other entertainers for allegedly violating laws banning pornography, a South Korean newspaper reported Thursday.
US spending on intelligence has doubled since 9/11, with the National Security Agency and the CIA taking the biggest share, according to the top secret budget leaked by the former NSA contractor Edward
A heavyweight contender for the periodic table Swedish scientists have confirmed the existence of a new super-heavy element, temporarily dubbed ununpentium for its position at the 115th spot on the periodic