Rare Venomous Sea Snake Found Along Shores of Newport Beach in Southern California

A rare venomous sea snake found slithering on the sand in Newport Beach earlier this week was one of a growing number of the...

Giant Black Hole in Distant Galaxy Lets Out 2 Messy Burps

The giant black hole at the center of a distant galaxy has been spotted taking in gas and letting out two mighty "burps" of...

American Kennel Club Adds 2 New Dog Breeds: Nederlandse Kooikerhondje & Grand Basset Griffon...

We are happy to announce that the Nederlandse Kooikerhondje and the Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen (GBGV) are the newest members of the AKC family. These two breeds have received...

Highly Classified Satellite Fell Into the Ocean After It Failed to Reach Orbit Following...

A highly classified satellite launched by SpaceX this weekend ended up plummeting into the Indian Ocean, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News. Following its launch from...

Thousands of Flying Fox Bats Boiled Alive in Australia’s Heat Wave

As the Northern Hemisphere starts to thaw from a record-breaking cold, the Southern Hemisphere is experiencing an exceptional heat wave, causing some bats to...

Celgene Buys Cancer Treatment Developer Impact Biomedicines for $1.1 Billion

Celgene Corp. has announced the acquisition of Impact Biomedicines, a company developing medication to combat bone marrow cancer. Celgene, headquartered in Summit, N.J., will purchase...

U.S. Spy Satellite Believed to be Destroyed After Failing to Reach Orbit

A U.S. spy satellite that was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard a SpaceX rocket on Sunday failed to reach orbit and is assumed...

SpaceX Launches U.S. Government’s Secretive Spacecraft Zuma Into Orbit

SpaceX successfully completed its first launch of 2018 Sunday night, sending a highly secretive U.S. government spacecraft into orbit before carrying out an upright...

The Second Life of Mongolian Dinosaur Fossils

In downtown Ulaanbaatar, on a pedestal in the Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs, stands a 70-million-year-old Tarbosaurus bataar dinosaur from the southern Gobi Desert. In 2012,...

Legendary Astronaut John Young Dies at 87

Legendary astronaut John Young has died, according to a statement from NASA. He was 87. “We’re saddened by the loss of astronaut John Young, who...

DNA From Skull of Alaskan ‘Sunrise Girl’ Could Shed Light on How Humans First...

Ancient DNA extracted from the skull of a six-week-old baby girl whose 11,500-year-old remains were unearthed in a burial pit in central Alaska is...

Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse to Occur on January 31 for First Time in...

Call it whatever you like — a blue red moon, a purple moon, a blood moon — but the moon will be a special...

Space and Astronomy Events to Look Forward to in 2018

If you love space and astronomy, 2018 will be an exciting year. NASA has announced windows of time for sending spacecraft to Mars and...

WATCH: Dozens of Well-preserved Dinosaur Eggs Discovered by Construction Crew in China

It is not the sort of miracle one would typically imagine when thinking of Christmas, but on Christmas day, a construction crew in China...

American Girl Teams Up With NASA to Debut New Doll, an Aspiring Astronaut

Mattel on Monday debuted its newest American Girl doll — an aspiring astronaut who NASA hopes will inspire young children to become passionate about space...
China’s first lunar probe, Chang’e I, lifts off from its launch pad in Xichang, Sichuan province, in 2007. (Photograph: Getty Images)

China Plans to Go a Step Further than U.S. and Russia in Space: Land...

This time next year, there may be a new world leader in lunar exploration. If all goes according to plan, China will have done...

First Supermoon of 2018 Falls on January 1

The New Year is set for a bright beginning with the first supermoon of 2018 falling on Jan. 1.  The first full moon of the...

Researchers Say New Evidence Suggests Noah’s Ark May be Buried on Mount Ararat in...

Noah's Ark could soon be found, if one group of explorers is to be believed. In the Bible it is claimed the ark settled on...

Little Buddy the Reindeer Receives Life-Saving Blood Transfusion From His Brother

Little Buddy the Reindeer won’t be pulling Santa Claus’ sleigh on Christmas Day, but he will be celebrating the holiday season with his family...

ISS Astronauts Watched ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ While in Orbit 240 Miles Above...

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station watched Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi while in orbit about 240 miles above Earth on Saturday. A picture posted...