Dogs are called “man’s best friend” - women’s, too - and scientists say the bond between people and their pooches may be deeper than you might think.
Subscribe to Science RSS feed
A gorgeous image of a young star framed by a reflection nebula was recently captured by the Hubble Telescope.
Far away from Earth, the ongoing collision of dense galaxy clusters is creating a stunning show of radio waves.
NASA tested its largest and most powerful rocket booster recently in an effort to propel future spacecrafts farther into deep space.
It’s almost inconceivable to consider launching a small package into space, inflating it like a balloon and living in it. But that’s what North Las Vegas-based Bigelow Aerospace is working with NASA to do in the fall.
Members of the Israeli Caving Club discovered an ancient treasure in one of the most well-hidden stalactite caves in northern Israel.
Starting Thursday, Zion National Park in Southern Utah plans to light up its historic Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Tunnel with lasers, but don’t bother rushing up there with your electronic dance music or Pink Floyd cassettes.
Researchers may have found the home of Jesus Christ. And it isn’t your typical suburban home, according to research published in the latest issue of Biblical Archaeology.
A U.S. space probe slipped into orbit around Ceres, a miniature planet beyond Mars believed to be left over from the formation of the solar system, NASA said on Friday.
Instead of rocket-powered sub-orbital flights like those of Virgin Galactic, could high-altitude ballooning become the most viable way of letting paying tourists experience space — or at least something thrillingly close to it?
Someone’s going to have to update Wikipedia. A group of scientists, including UNLV anthropologist Brian Villmoare, have discovered in Ethiopia the oldest fossilized remains of the Homo genus — think a really, really long-departed cousin.
Archaeologists searching for a lost city in the jungles of Honduras have discovered the urban remains of what they believe is a vanished ancient civilization, National Geographic reports.
A team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has found the sunken Japanese warship Musashi, one of the largest battleships ever built, where it was sunk during World War Two off the coast of the Philippines, the billionaire said on Wednesday.
A U.S. military weather satellite appears to have exploded while in orbit last month after a sudden temperature spike in its power system, producing 43 pieces of new space debris, the Air Force said on Tuesday.
An ancient tomb belonging to Amenhotep, guard of the temple of Egyptian deity Amun, has been discovered in the southern city of Luxor, the Egypt’s antiquities ministry said on Tuesday.
Terry Virts said he first noticed traces of fluid and dampness in his helmet Wednesday while he was waiting for the crew lock cabin to re-pressurize in the International Space Station.
Researchers in China have spotted a supermassive black hole, which they say is 12 billion times the size of the sun and formed around 900 million years after the Big Bang.
Mars One is a trip that’s out of this world, but not everyone made the cut.
The work will prepare docking ports for upcoming flights by Boeing Co and privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX.
Two white specks appearing next to Pluto in the blackness of space may look like faint blips on a screen. Don’t be fooled.
NASA has plans to send a submarine into space to explore the methane seas of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon.
Mars One, a group that plans to send humans on a one-way trip to Mars, has announced its final 100 candidates. They have been selected from 200,000 applicants and will go on to further testing later this year, which they expect to include team-building exercises and later, isolation.
The U.S. Southwest and Central Plains regions are likely to be scorched by a decades-long “megadrought” in the second half of this century if climate change continues unabated, scientists from NASA and Cornell and Columbia universities have warned.