NASA is teaming up with a research agency from the Pentagon to develop a nuclear-powered rocket engine in preparation for sending astronauts to Mars.
Dining on the likes of lab-grown meat or ground-up insects could lead to big savings in carbon emissions and water, as well as freeing up land for nature. That's the finding of a study calculating the environmental benefits of "greener&qu..
Using data from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, scientists found that a region of Pluto was formed from the explosion of ice volcanoes. They called it a unique feature on the dwarf planet that has not been observed elsewhere in the solar system. ..
It’s a fight between the ocean’s top predator and the world’s largest animal Killer whales are skilled assassins. They hunt everything from small fish to great white sharks. They’ve even been known to attack whales. But t..
British amateur golfer Neil Watts is very much the world's go to hole-in-one guy at the moment -- he's hit 11 aces in the last six months.
Astronomers have found hints of what could be the first planet ever to be discovered outside our galaxy. Nearly 5,000 "exoplanets" - worlds orbiting stars beyond our Sun - have been found so far, but all of these have been located within..
REUTERS In four decades of climate negotiations, the world has focused intensely and exclusively on the most abundant climate-warming gas: carbon dioxide. This year, scientists are urging a focus on another potent greenhouse gas – methane..
Aug 9 - In four decades of climate negotiations, the world has focused intensely and exclusively on the most abundant climate-warming gas: carbon dioxide. This year, scientists are urging a focus on another potent greenhouse gas – methane &n..