Despite the fact that humans landed on the moon many times during the Apollo missions half a century ago, doing so remains a tough business.
The lost continent "Greater Adria" existed hundreds of millions of years ago after it broke off from Gondwana.
An ancient relative of spiders and scorpions had a tank-like body with bulging eyes, a spiky shield on its butt and a head like a multitool.
Cryodrakon boreas, a newly described species of giant pterosaur, was recently identified from fossils found in Canada.
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It was only a matter of time: Amateur sleuths think they've tracked down the satellite that took a high-resolution image of the aftermath of an Iranian missile disaster.
The robotic X-37B has been circling Earth for nearly 719 days on its latest mystery mission, which is known as Orbital Test Vehicle 5 (OTV-5).