Gang 'Killing Fields' Become Site of Safe Parties for Families in Los Angeles…
This picture of Earth from space was taken in June 2001 from the International Space Station orbiting at an altitude of 211 nautical miles. Photo by NASA. Okay, so it's kind of gimmicky, but it's all in the spirit…
Despite little light and extreme temperatures, new microorganisms were found at "Crab Spa", a hydrothermal vent site on the ocean floor, along with eight other unusual places. Photo courtesy Stefan Sievert/ Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Massive new groups…
This computer-generated montage shows Neptune and Triton, Neptune's largest moon, from January 1990. Photo by SSPL/Getty Images. A new, far-flung moon orbiting Neptune was discovered earlier this month and announced this week, bringing that planet's cache of known moons…
International Space Station crew member, U.S. astronaut Karen Nyberg demonstrates how she washes her hair in space onboard the International Space Station. If you thought brushing your teeth in zero gravity looked hard, try washing your hair.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
He was born in a lightning storm 158 years ago, and once shook the poop out of Mark Twain. Inventor, visionary, futurist and terrified of germs, he is...Nikola Tesla. And here are a few things you didn't know about him.
By Jenny Marder
Slime mold thrives in the presence of water, shade and dead, decaying leaves. Photo by Emily Johnson. About a week ago, we noticed an intruder in our front yard -- a vivid yellow, blob-like substance that appeared to be…
You can view Nobel Award-winning scientists sketching their research in the video above. What do you get when you ask 56 Nobel Laureate scientists to cartoon their greatest discoveries? Photographer Volker Steger fearlessly tackled the challenge during…
A Proton-M rocket, carrying a Nimiq 6 communication satellite is raised to the launch pad at the Russian-leased Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome, on May 14, 2012. Photo by STR/AFP/GettyImages. After a Russian Proton-M rocket lost control, tipped over and…
EmbedVideo(6689, 482, 304); A Russian Proton-M rocket crashes seconds after launch on Tuesday. Video by Rossiya 24. A Russian rocket carrying three navigation satellites careened off its flight path, burst into flames and crashed just seconds after liftoff…
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