Sunday, February 1, 2015

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What does Space smell like? Thanks to our orbiting astronauts, we now know the answer. When astronauts return from space walks and remove their helmets,...

A rare 15-foot megamouth shark has been found dead on a beach in the Philippines. The Megachasma pelagios (or "giant mouth of the deep"),...

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An oil pipeline breach spilled up to 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive, Montana on Saturday around 10am. The Bridger Pipeline...

Incredible video showing a massive hippo chasing a tourist speedboat and narrowly miss the rear of it as it launches out of the water on...

Scientists from the University of Cambridge and Complutense University of Madrid claim they have found evidence that two additional planets could be lurking in...

Photographer Vincent Laforet took these stunning night shots of New York City from a helicopter. Midtown Manhattan.  Looking south to Lower Manhattan Columbus Circle and Central Park. Midtown...

The crew of the International Space Station evacuated the U.S. section this morning as a precautionary measure after an alarm rang from pressure changes...

China has successfully entered an unmanned spaceship in orbit around the moon. The service module of a lunar orbiter that separated in November, known as Chang'e 5 T-1,...

This remarkable image of the birth of a thresher shark is believed to be the first record of a oceanic birth in this species. The image was...

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity recorded this view just after reaching the summit of Cape Tribulation. The site is about 440 feet (about 135...

SpaceX has successful launched its Falcon 9 rocket early Saturday morning en route to the International Space Station. The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket was launched from Cape...

A striking high-definition photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope shows the "Pillars of Creation" more than 20 years after the three columns of gas...

Looking nearly back toward the Sun, the NASA spacecraft Cassini, which is orbiting Saturn, captured the crescent phases of Saturn and its moon Rhea in color a few...

Incredible image of Comet Lovejoy over the skies of Namibia taken by Gerald Rhemann.

Gadi Eidelheit, managed to capture this amazing video of the International Space Station crossing the moon over Israel. 

Comet Lovejoy can be seen with a small telescope and binoculars for much of January. In dark skies free of significant light pollution, the comet may...

A Russian Proton-M space rocket carrying a Astra-2G communications satellite lifted off Sunday from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan. ASTRA 2G will use an on-board propulsion system...

Mars isn’t exactly the most hospitable planet to be rolling around in.  NASA’s Curiosity Rover is still exploring the Red Planet and the terrain's rocky surface...

An out-of-this-world collection of the best Space pictures of 2014. The Hercules A galaxy   Bright lights of Hollywood The Sahara Desert Sand traps on Mars The Sun Europa Florida at Night Comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko Endeavour...