An asteroid about as long as the Great Pyramid of Giza is tall will make a "close" approach with Earth on Sunday (July 25), according to NASA calculations.
Here's a look at the gruesome ways pythons take down their prey, from rats and mice to spotted deer and crocodiles. See photos of the snakes in action.
Here's a look at the Blue Origin New Shepard mission, with photos of the reusable rocket, capsule and a space mannequin.
Temperatures over 120 degrees Fahrenheit are part of a "heat dome" scorching the western United States.
Tropical Storm Elsa is approaching north Florida's Gulf Coast, with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph (100 km/h).
A 6- to 8-foot-long great white shark bit the right leg of a 35-year-old man body-boarding off Grey Whale Cove State Beach in San Mateo County, California, Saturday (June 26) morning.
The Pentagon has released a highly anticipated "UFO report" that does not implicate aliens in 144 UFO sightings. Here's what the report shows.
A researcher in Seattle has dug up deleted files from Google Cloud that reveal 13 partial genetic sequences for some of the earliest cases of COVID-19 in Wuhan.
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This amazing LEGO Mandalorian Razor Crest kit is the perfect kit for the Star Wars fan in your life.
The Congo's Mount Nyiragongo erupted Saturday night (May 22), sending thousands of people fleeing across the border into Rwanda and filling the skies with orange-red smoke.
During the so-called Super Flower Blood Moon lunar eclipse, the face of the moon will turn a brick-red hue. Here's why.
The U.S. Space Force launched a giant rocket Tuesday (May 18) carrying a satellite that will circle Earth's equator and alert the ground of any incoming missiles, according to news reports.
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Here's everything you've ever wanted to know about daylight saving time (often misspelled as "savings"), including times, dates, its history and more.
Here's a look at Mars' Jezero Crater, the gorgeous basin where the Perseverance rover touched down and is looking for signs of ancient microbial life.
From a colossal explosion to mystery burps deciphered, here were some of the top stories in physics in 2020.
Here's how to catch the great conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter, something that hasn't happened this spectacularly in nearly 800 years.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted beginning Sunday (Dec. 20) night local time, with dramatic lava fountains and huge puffs of gas and steam being launched from the summit crater called Halema'uma'u.
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The Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to three scientists for their work involving one of the cosmos's most mysterious, darkest, secrets — black holes.