Friday, November 13, 2015
There's a new rocky Earth-size planet on our galactic block, and it's a sizzler.
Google on Tuesday updated its free map service to guide users of Android-powered smartphones to destinations without relying on Internet connections.
Chile broke ground Wednesday on a massive telescope that is set to be the world's largest and will allow astronomers to look back to the earliest moments after the Big Bang.
The mighty cockroach packs a powerful bite, thanks to jaws that can grind five times stronger than a human's, or with 50 times more force than the bug's body weight, researchers said Wednesday.
Astronomers have discovered a mysterious dwarf planet that is three times farther away than Pluto and believed to be the most distant object in our solar system.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
A piece of Seattle history is coming down -- or rather, 1 million little pieces.
New findings at Egypt's Khufu pyramid are raising hopes of unraveling the mysteries of one of the ancient world's most iconic monuments, including whether it may contain secret chambers.
Kamlesh feeds the flames of a crude clay cookstove with kindling, kerosene and sunbaked discs of cow dung. She breathes in the billowing smoke, as she does for hours every day. Her eyes water and sting. Her throat feels scratchy and sore.
Officials in Indonesia are using trained elephants outfitted with water pumps and hoses to help patrol forests and control fires.
Architects seeking solutions for sustainable living in the 21st century are taking notes from the ancient city of Caral in Peru, an engineering marvel built some 5,000 years ago.