Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter ready for InSight Lander's 2016 arrival

Although the NASA InSight lander isn’t set to make it to the Red Planet...

Drones capture beautiful images of orcas

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are seemingly everywhere these days, and a recently-published...

Potential cancer therapies found in beer, bread yeast

The ability to create a tailor-made cancer therapy to target specific tumors could revolutionize...

Surf's up in Wales: Surf park offers longest man-made...

An artificial inland lake holding more than six million gallons of water is being...

Beneath the surface: Exploring the composition of Philae's comet, Part 2

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the destination of the ESA’s Rosetta probe and Philae lander, has a dust-to-ice level of 0.4 to 2.6 and a very high...

alien aurora

Brightest aurora ever discovered in outer space

If you think the aurora on Earth is amazing, check this out: astronomers have discovered the first auroras ever...

olympic athletes

Olympic athletes will most likely swim, boat in poop water next summer

It’s like the movie trope where characters pass a lake and someone whispers, “Don’t disturb the water,” only instead...

Napoleon

How brain surgery may have kept Napoleon from conquering Russia

History tells us that General Mikhail Kutuzov was able to repel Napoleon’s invasion of Russia, but what it doesn’t...