NASA rover Curiosity lands on Mars after plummet 

NASA rover lands on Mars
In this photo provided by NASA, the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) team welcomes White House Science and Technology Advisor John Holdren, third standing from left, as he stops by to meet the landing team and to say "Go Curiosity" as NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, second from left, and Jet Propulsion Laboratory Director Charles Elachi, far left look on, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 at JPL in Pasadena, Calif.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- In a show of technological wizardry, the robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, steering itself to a gentle landing inside a giant crater for the most ambitious dig yet into the red planet's past...Read Remaining News...
Guinness says Philippine has the world's largest crocodile 

world's largest crocodile
Saltwater crocodile called "Lolong", which was captured in the Agusan marsh on the island of Mindanao last September. Lolong has been declared the largest such reptile
Guinness says Philippine croc world's largest

A saltwater crocodile weighing more than a ton and suspected of killing two people in the Philippines has been declared the largest such reptile in captivity by the Guinness Book of World Records...Read Remaining News...

Huge Asteroid to Fly by Earth Today: How to Watch Online 

Huge Asteroid to Fly by Earth Today

An asteroid the size of a city block is set to fly by Earth June 14, and you may be able to watch it happen live.

The near-Earth asteroid 2012 LZ1, which astronomers think is about 1,650 feet wide, will come within 14 lunar distances of Earth Thursday evening. While there’s no danger of an impact on this pass, the huge space rock may come close enough to be caught on camera...Read Remaining News...

Dragon makes history with space station docking

international space station
This image provided by NASA-TV shows the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft after Dragon was grappled by the Canadarm2 robotic arm and connected to the International Space Station, Friday, May 25, 2012. Dragon is scheduled to spend about a week docked with the station before returning to Earth on May 31 for retrieval.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The private company SpaceX made history Friday with the docking of its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, the most impressive feat yet in turning routine spaceflight over to the commercial sector...Read Remaining News...

We’ve seen the light: Nasa spots light being emitted from “super-Earth” planet

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 Super-Earth” Planet
Light glowing from a "super-Earth" planet beyond our solar system has been detected by Nasa’s Spitzer Telescope...Read Remaining News...

Strong solar storm heading for Earth

Strong solar storm heading for Earth
Largest solar flares of this solar cycle in this NASA photo taken on March 6, 2012
(Reuters) - A strong geomagnetic storm is racing from the Sun toward Earth, and its expected arrival on Thursday could affect power grids, airplane routes and space-based satellite navigation systems, U.S. space weather experts said...Read Remaining News...

This Is Why Pythons Have Eaten All of the Animals in the Everglades

Largest Pythons
Anatomy of Python
Above is a picture of a female Burmese python caught in 2009 by a ranger in the Everglades National Park. All those sacs are embryonic pythons—59 potential hungry baby pythons in all...Read Remaining News...

Solar Storm Now Hitting Earth, Called Strongest Since 2005, Could Affect Astronauts

Solar Storm, Nasa
A View of Solar Storm on the surface of blazing Sun
WASHINGTON -- The sun is bombarding Earth with radiation from the biggest solar storm in more than six years with more to come from the fast-moving eruption...Read Remaining News...

Hackers plan space satellites to combat censorship

space satellite
Space Satellites
Computer hackers plan to take the internet beyond the reach of censors by putting their own communication satellites into orbit...Read Remaining News...

Eating less keeps the brain young

A team of Italian researchers at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart in Rome have discovered that this molecule, called CREB1, is triggered by "caloric restriction" (low caloric diet) in the brain of mice. They found that CREB1 activates many genes linked to longevity and to the proper functioning of the brain....Read Remaining News...

Comet defies death, brushes up to sun and lives

Comet to Sun
WASHINGTON (AP) — A small comet survived what astronomers figured would be a sure death when it danced uncomfortably close to the broiling sun...Read Remaining News...

Solar Storms Are "Sandblasting" the Moon, NASA Study Hints

solar storm
Solar Storm
The moon gets periodically "sandblasted" by intense solar storms that can strip tons of material from the lunar surface, a new NASA study suggests...Read Remaining News...

Meet the giant insect which snacks on carrots

Grasshopper addicted to eating carrots
THIS large creepy-crawly has a huge craving for carrots – and that’s not the only thing she’s big on...Read Remaining News...

Falling German satellite enters atmosphere.

scientific satellite
BERLIN (AP) — A defunct satellite entered the atmosphere early Sunday and pieces of it were expected to crash into the earth, the German Aerospace Center said.

There was no immediate solid evidence to determine above which continent or country the ROSAT scientific research satellite entered the atmosphere, agency spokesman Andreas Schuetz said...Read Remaining News...

These are the best 100 science Discoveries from levers to the DNA and human genome, passing by the speed of light.

  1.    Levers and Buoyancy
  2.     The Sun Is the Center of the Universe
  3.     Human Anatomy
  4.     The Law of Falling Objects
  5.     Planetary Motion
  6.     Jupiter’s Moons
  7.     Human Circulatory System
  8.     Air Pressure
  9.     Boyle’s Law
  10.     The Existence of Cells
  11.     Universal Gravita tion
  12.     Fossils...Read Remaining News...

France launches vast solar panel array.

Solar Panel France
France on Thursday launched its largest-ever solar energy farm, with an array of panels spread over about 200 hectares (500 acres) in the mountainous southern Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region.

With a production capacity of 90 megawatts, the vast photovoltaic park features nearly 113,000 solar panels and was built at a cost of 110 million euros ($137 million)...Read Remaining News...