Science, Space & Technology
Yet another secret spy satellite, for use by the National Reconnaissance Office, was delivered into space this past week, joining what is believed to be a veritable armada of classified U.S. craft equipped to watch the planet via extremely advanced technology.
China's National Space Administration looks to make history this weekend as it sends Yutu, the nation's first lunar rover, to the moon.
NASA's Lunar probe, dubbed LADEE, has begun its mission to study the moon's atmosphere and dust. The craft actually began orbiting the moon on October 6th, but required an additional six weeks of intricate maneuvers to ultimately arrive in the specific orbital location required for its scientific tests
Astronomy Professor Andrew Fraknoi has been following the story of whether Comet ISON will be a "comet of the century" or a possible flop. He shares with us a stunning photo recently taken by British amateur astronomer Damian Peach.
On Monday, NASA launched its newest Mars probe, MAVEN, from Cape Canaveral.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an update about the Chicago O'Hare UFO incident.
A fascinating new composite image of Saturn and its rings has been created via the Cassini spacecraft and The Day the Earth Smiled project.
As Comet ISON streaks closer to the sun, it has brightened enough to be visible with a pair of binoculars.
Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazansky took the Olympic torch on its first historic spacewalk Saturday.
A bizarre asteroid with six comet-like tails has been discovered in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
On November 5th, 2013 India successfully launched its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).
A new analysis of data from the Kepler space telescope has revealed that one in every five sun-like stars has a potentially habitable Earth-like planet in its orbit.
A recently released image from NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) appears to be a witch screaming out into space.
Pictured is the Martian anomaly known as "Inca City," the informal name given by Mariner 9 scientists in 1972 to a set of intersecting, rectilinear ridges.
NASA has released a spectacular video of what it describes as a 'canyon of fire' erupting from the surface of the sun
Peering back to nearly the beginning of the universe, a team of astronomers have found the most ancient and distant galaxy yet. The newly discovered formation is a stunning 13.1 billion light years away from the Earth.
Astronomers searching for worlds beyond the Earth celebrated a milestone on Tuesday as the number of observed exoplanets now numbers over 1,000.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an article about how the US military could build a 'Terminator' robot.
During the government shutdown, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) tweeted some spectacular snapshots.
Artist Nickolay Lamm has created a set of photographs that show how a cat's vision differs from humans.
Divers at a Russian lake have pulled out a half-ton meteorite that was part of a larger space rock that burned up over Central Russia back in February.
This breathtaking image, courtesy of the Hubble Telescope, reveals a distant galaxy which boasts a unique, rose-like appearance.
Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter has died at the age of 88.
George Knapp shares some recent items of interest including his I-Team report about how JFK visited Las Vegas 50 years ago to check on a classified project to build a nuclear rocket engine.
If you've ever wanted to tour inside the Large Hadron Collider, you're in luck. Google Street View spent two weeks mapping the lab's underground tunnels, control centers and laboratories.
A mesmerizing video of the Moon's rotation has been created using images taken by the Wide Angle Camera aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
NASA's Messenger probe has captured a rather curious-looking shape on the surface of the planet Mercury.
George Knapp shares some recent items of interest, including his I-Team report on the efforts to preserve natural darkness, and an article about erasing unwanted memories.
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has completed a historic milestone, becoming the first human-made object to leave the solar system. The 36-year-old probe has traveled about 12 billion miles from the sun and is now in a region outside of the solar bubble.
An amazing photo taken at the launch of the LADEE spacecraft by a NASA remote camera, captures what appears to be a startled frog leaping high into the air at the moment of liftoff.