Published January 29, 2010
Tonight's full moon -- called the wolf moon -- will be the biggest and brightest full moon of the year. It offers anyone with clear skies an opportunity to identify easy-to-see features on the moon.
Published December 31, 2009
The moon may not be made of Swiss cheese, but it appears to have at least one deep hole, a vertical skylight that could serve as a protective lunar base for future astronauts.
Published November 26, 2009
Why you can't buy turkey eggs, why dark meat is rare, and what turkeys share in common with dinosaurs.
Published August 28, 2009
Simply worrying about losing your job can cost you your health, a new investigation of data from two long-term studies finds.
Published August 20, 2009
Life expectancy in the United States rose to an all-time high, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today. But that's only half the story. The country is behind about 30 others on this measure.
Published August 12, 2009
Planets orbit stars in the same direction that the stars rotate. They all do. Except one.
Published August 11, 2009
The annual Perseid meteor shower is expected to put on a good show this week for those willing to get up in the wee hours of the morning and wait patiently for the shooting stars.
Published July 07, 2009
Scientists exhale as sun seems to resume 11-year cycle after two years of extremely low activity.
Published July 02, 2009
New photo shows Air Force F-22 Raptor aircraft creating visible shock wave as it goes supersonic.
Published June 30, 2009
At least in daylight; men did better than women in the dark.