How was our planet's satellite formed? Scientists are still searching for the answer. It has taken centuries for scientists to settle on a creation story for our moon, the most popular of which is depicted
We thought there was something back there, but we hadn't seen it till now. NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) has caught a glimpse of something we've long suspected was there, but could never
Looks a bit like home! Looks a bit like Earth, doesn't it? You wouldn't find this planet very comfortable, however. Called HD 189773b, it's 1,000 degrees Celsius on its surface and it rains glass. Sideways.
It's got a three-foot bell and a whopping 20-foot-long body. Eeeep. Reports coming out of Orange County, in Southern California, suggest that a rare giant jellyfish, only recently discovered, is invading
Recovered from sedimentary rock strata deposited in an ancient Chinese lake roughly 55 million years ago, Archicebus achilles provides a key link in the history of human evolution. A tiny, beady-eyed,
Researchers have uncovered what is now the oldest known primate fossil, pushing our understanding of human evolution seven million years farther into history than we could see before. Discovery of the
NASA is determined to bring the final frontier closer than ever -- or at least a small, photographic slice of it. Using NASA's Swift satellite, astrophysicists at Goddard Space Flight Center and Pennsylvania