14 May 2013, 05:09 PM ET
AR1748 should be lined up with our planet by the weekend.
14 May 2013, 05:06 PM ET
A single-day cleanup netted 41 blue whales' worth of trash.
14 May 2013, 04:52 PM ET
Angelina Jolie’s op-ed in the New York Times, in which she revealed her double mastectomy, prompted a range of reactions, from gratitude, to feeling “safer,” to cynical. Experts explain these reactions.
14 May 2013, 04:03 PM ET
A 13,000-foot-wide glacier breaks off into a fjord.
14 May 2013, 03:48 PM ET
The giant solar flare late Monday (May 13), the strongest yet of 2013, is the the third major sun storm in 24 hours.
14 May 2013, 03:19 PM ET
Only three poems will be selected to ride on the Maven orbiter, which is slated to launch in November.
14 May 2013, 02:29 PM ET
Snow cover has declined an estimated 20 percent across the entire range since 1980.
14 May 2013, 02:21 PM ET
Astronomers used a new method to discover a planet orbiting another star.
14 May 2013, 02:14 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper shows a perspective view of a 50 km diameter crater in Thaumasia Planum.
14 May 2013, 02:03 PM ET
Recommendations are an effort to cut the 10,000 deaths in alcohol-related accidents each year.
14 May 2013, 01:51 PM ET
19-year-old Taylor Wilson has a plan for harnessing the power of fission.
14 May 2013, 01:30 PM ET
Dogs and humans have undergone parallel genetic changes over the last 32,000 years, new research suggests.
14 May 2013, 01:19 PM ET
Study finds shrinking glaciers at Mount Everest.
14 May 2013, 12:39 PM ET
Environmentalists are conflicted over clean energy and bird deaths caused by wind farms.
14 May 2013, 12:12 PM ET
Hydroponic gardening is the best way to grow planet life in a small space like an NYC apartment, but it also requires keeping the nutrient rich water correctly balanced. Start-up Bitponics has created a sensor designed to automate much of the work.
14 May 2013, 12:08 PM ET
What are treatment options for women with BRCA gene mutations?
14 May 2013, 12:06 PM ET
Haptic technology like the Sensable Phantom makes manipulating 3D digital objects intuitive and responsive, allowing for a range of uses including prototyping, surgery practice, virtual sculpting, and interactive museum displays.
14 May 2013, 11:08 AM ET
The destruction of an important pyramid was probably sheer negligence.
14 May 2013, 11:00 AM ET
The ancient Minoans were genetically European, DNA study reveals.
14 May 2013, 11:00 AM ET
A new pressure sensor can detect delicate touch better than human skin.
14 May 2013, 10:42 AM ET
Public support for certain gun control policies is strong, according to a new book.
14 May 2013, 10:39 AM ET
Researchers from Swansea University in the United Kingdom working near Greenland's Helheim Glacier spotted a spectacular calving event on July 12, 2010. They captured the glacier dropping icebergs into the fjord in this time-lapse video.
14 May 2013, 10:35 AM ET
Dozens of gorgeous minerals up for auction on June 2, 2013.
14 May 2013, 10:34 AM ET
It felt more like late March than May across the Midwest and the interior mid-Atlantic on Sunday and Monday.
14 May 2013, 10:28 AM ET
In the mineral market, a specimen’s looks, size and condition matter, and so can its history.