Stargazers may be able to see a spectacular view for the next few days--or maybe weeks. Astronomers have reported that an exploding star is lighting up the Cigar Galaxy.
NASA plans to launch five Earth science missions in 2014, which marks the busiest launch program in more than a decade. The NASA Earth science researchers plan to use satellites and aircraft to find information regarding issues such as climate change, sea level, fresh water and extreme weather event...
Our childhood memories begin to fade away by the time our seventh birthday rolls around, according to psychologists at Emory University. The loss of these memories is known as "childhood amnesia."
Today, President Obama and Congress have signed an Omnibus Appropriations Bill into law, which contains additional funding for the National Institutes of Heath (NIH) and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). The funding will include an additional $1 billion for the...
Former Vice-President Al Gore firmly believes that the latest extreme weather events, such as Typhoon Haiyan and Hurricane Sandy, are an immediate cause for concern in the realm of climate change.
It turns out that climate change is both real and man-made--and may cost the world quite a bit. According to the Copenhagen Consensus Center, "Climate change is real and man-made...After year 2070, global warming will become a net cost to the world, justifying cost-effective climate action."
On January 24, 2004, NASA's rover Opportunity landed on Mars and was expected to endure a three-month adventure. Well, that adventure has been prolonged a bit, because today is Opportunity's 10-year anniversary and it is still exploring Mars.
How ironic is it that Iceland is a leading researcher in the realm of geothermal resources? They've engineered the world's first geothermal system that supplies heat directly from molten magma.
An advancement in the field of radiation oncology could help save the lives of more cancer patients. By pinpointing the tumor and minimizing the potential damage of healthy tissue, radiation treatment can be more effective than ever.