Earth

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

NASA releases recording of 'outer-space type music' from far side of moon

"Did you hear that whistling sound too?" "Sounds like -- you know, outer-space type music." "I wonder what it is." The above conversation between Apollo 10 astronauts...

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

Heat goes on: Earth sets 9th straight monthly record

The January figures are in, and Earth's string of hottest-months-on-record has now reached nine in a row. But NASA said January stood out: The temperature was above normal by the highest...

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Hubble Space Telescope Photo Reveals Merging Galaxies

A photo of a galactic merger captured by the Hubble Space Telescope shows a galaxy known as NGC 1487, located 30 million light-years away from Earth, but rather than viewing it as an object, NASA...

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Earth, Wind & Fire soul band founder Maurice White dies

The founder of soul group Earth, Wind & Fire, Maurice White, has died in the US, his brother has said. White, 74, died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Thursday. He suffered from Parkinson's...

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Violent impact that created moon mixed lunar, earth rocks

The colossal impact that created the moon may have spawned the cosmic mashup between the rocks that ultimately became Earth and its lunar neighbor, Space.com reports quoting researchers.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

'2015 Earth's hottest by a wide margin'

Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record — it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

Nasa satellite spots ancient river on Mars

An orbiting Nasa satellite has spotted an ancient, dried-up river on Mars - with the sort of branching tributaries we see in rivers on Earth.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

New photos show Pluto's icebergs appear to float in sea of nitrogen ice

The new images of Pluto sent back to planet Earth from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, show the dwarf planet’s plains and ‘icebergs’ floating in a sea of nitrogen ice, reports Mashable.com.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Star clumps 'good bet for alien life'

New research suggests that ancient, tightly packed clumps of stars found at the fringe of the Milky Way are a good bet in the search for extra terrestrial intelligence (Seti).

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

Why the real King Kong became extinct

The largest ape to roam Earth died out 100,000 years ago because it failed to tuck into savannah grass after climate change hit its preferred diet of forest fruit, scientists suggest.