With many indoor activities closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, people are spending more time outdoors, and apparently, encountering creatures they aren’t so familiar with.
Following Tuesday's historic touchdown on the asteroid Bennu, NASA has released never-before-seen images of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft kicking up rocks and debris on the space rock's surface.
With the COVID-19 pandemic increasing the amount of absentee ballots for the 2020 election, NASA is proving nowhere is too far to exercise your right to vote.
The mesmerizing display was captured Oct. 19 in a timelapse video by British photographer Matt Robinson on the island of Senja in Norway.
It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie: a spacecraft traveling millions of miles to land on an asteroid.
It sounds like something out of a science fiction novel - landing a satellite on an asteroid. And yet it happened this week - and scientists in Prince George's County helped make it happen.
After orbiting the near-Earth asteroid Bennu for nearly two years, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collected a sample from its surface on Tuesday.
A man in Philadelphia found an 8-year-old box of Twinkies in his basement and found that Twinkies don't last as long as the myth says.
A group of flying squirrel smugglers has been grounded after a 19-month-long investigation that stretched across the country and as far as Asia, Florida wildlife officials say.
Twelve-year-old Nathan wants to be a paleontologist when he grows up, and he's already made what experts are calling a "significant" dinosaur discovery.
A British supermarket chain celebrated its 50th anniversary by sending a chicken nugget into space.
An Anoka, Minnesota man has some big time bragging rights after his massive pumpkin was crowned champion in the “Super Bowl” of pumpkin weigh-offs out in California.
A trio of space travelers has launched successfully to the International Space Station, for the first time using a fast-track maneuver to reach the orbiting outpost in just three hours.
A Canadian woman returned artifacts she stole from the Pompeii site almost 15 years ago, claiming that they gave her bad luck.
Scientists have found more than a dozen '“superhabitable” planets within our galaxy that could potentially be an even better Earth.
The jig may be up for an “asteroid” that’s expected to get nabbed by Earth’s gravity and become a mini moon next month.
Two hunters have broken a state record by removing the largest Burmese python to date from the Florida Everglades.
Python hunters in South Florida made a record-breaking catch.
The Red Planet is visible all night right now and reaches its highest point in the sky around midnight, according to NASA.
A flash that lit up the skies over parts of the country, including D.C., in the wee hours of Wednesday was probably a random meteor, an expert said.