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Small bodies like asteroids and comets are shaped more by their geological makeup than by gravity, which molds planets and moons into spheres.
There aren't any gaseous moons in the solar system, but here's what it would take for one to exist elsewhere.
Reference Magic Johnson continues to live with HIV and is an example of how new treatments are improving people's standard of life with the disease.
It's an instinctual behavior for cats to seek out confined spaces, such as boxes, bags and baskets — Live Science explains why.
Not every mosquito species carries viruses that are deadly to humans, so should we kill all or just some mosquitoes?
Researchers found that people are more likely to seek variety for lunch and dinner, while eating the same thing for breakfast day after day.
It's hard to imagine we could miss creatures the size of elephants roaming the planet, but are there any giant animals humans haven't discovered?
What does it take for an asteroid to make a dent on Earth, and which known impact events have left the biggest craters?
If a super-advanced civilization had to ability to engineer the solar system from scratch, how many planets could they squeeze around the sun?
Geologists have dated mountains all over the world, allowing them to discover some of the oldest and youngest ranges on the planet.
What would it take to dislodge the moon from its orbit and send it on a collision course with Earth?
Crowds showed up this morning to watch as Punxsutawney Phil came out of his "burrow," only to see ... his shadow on 2-2-22.