The longest-operating Earth observing satellite, Landsat 5, will be deactivated after spending decades observing the changing planet and transmitting over 2.5 million images, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced last week.
The existence of alien life could be detected in the next 12 years using the world's largest telescope, claims a UFO expert.
A reusable rocket was successfully tested by California-based private company - SpaceX, reported Associated Press.
Our eyes may be our window to the world, but how do we make sense of the thousands of images that flood our retinas each day? Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that the brain is wired to put in order all the categories of objects and actions that we see. They have created the first interactive map of how the brain organizes these groupings.
A researcher has discovered 33 new species of trapdoor spiders, from southwestern United States, that belong to the genus Aptostichus.
The U.S. Coast Guard and BP are yet to solve the mystery behind a sheen that appears on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, near the deepwater horizon spill site.
A new study finds that dragonflies have higher-levels of selective thought process when they hunt their prey.
The Soyuz spacecraft, carrying three new crew members of Expedition 34, is on its way to reach the international space station.
Astronomers have discovered that a sun-like star closest to Earth may be hosting five planets, including one located within the habitable zone of the star.
Researchers have found a new type of human cell division that they believe could prevent cancer.
Australia announced a new project Saturday to drill a deep ice core in Antarctica, which may shed light on the past climatic conditions in the region, news agency Agence France-Presse reported.
A team of researchers have discovered what looks like the remains of a campsite used by one group of the earliest explorers to reach Antarctica.
NASA's twin spacecraft that orbited the moon for nearly a year will crash into the moon's surface at about 5:28 p.m. EST, Dec. 17.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted a long river valley on Saturn's moon Titan, that stretches more than 200 miles from its "headwaters" to a large sea.