China's moon rover leaves traces on lunar soil

China's lunar rover separates from lander after first soft landing on moon in nearly 4 decades

Sunday - 12/15/2013, 12:13am EST

Geminid meteor shower ramps up Friday night

Geminid meteor shower ramps up Friday night, bright moon will put best viewing at predawn

Saturday - 12/14/2013, 07:58pm EST

Former MIT president Charles M. Vest dies at 72

Ex-MIT president Charles M. Vest, who led initiative to offer free classes online, dies at 72

Friday - 12/13/2013, 10:10pm EST

Dozens of blackbirds found dead in Prince William

Prince William County police say dozens of blackbirds were found dead along a Nokesville Road and authorities are investigating the cause.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 03:58pm EST

Catch the year's best meteor shower overnight Friday

If the sky stays clear overnight Friday, we will enjoy the peak time for what I think is the best meteor shower of the year, the Geminids.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 12:26pm EST

Alan Alda's science contest asks: What is color?

Alan Alda-sponsored contest asks scientists to explain to 11-year-olds: What is color?

Friday - 12/13/2013, 11:38am EST

Your guide to the 2013 Nobel Prizes

Your guide to the 2013 Nobels in literature, chemistry, physics, medicine, peace and economics

Friday - 12/13/2013, 10:48am EST

Tons of fossilized oyster shells headed to Md.

Tons of fossilized oyster shells are headed to Maryland's Eastern Shore to help rebuild habitat in oyster sanctuaries.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 06:39am EST

Invasive cockroach found in NYC can take the cold

Got the chills yet? Invasive cockroach found in NYC can withstand harsh winter cold

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 07:44pm EST

NASA suspects bad valve for space station trouble

NASA suspects valve for space station trouble, astronauts safe but some equipment shut down

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 04:56pm EST

European probe on course for a landing on a comet

European spacecraft is headed for a landing on a comet next year; 'Nobody has ever done this'

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 02:36pm EST

Comet ISON pronounced dead: Sun is chief suspect

Rest In Pieces Comet ISON: Astronomers say the great ice hope broke apart in brush with sun

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 01:00pm EST

NASA: Ancient Mars lake may have supported life

NASA rover Curiosity finds ancient Martian freshwater lake that may have supported life

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 10:20am EST

NASA: Cooling pump on space station shuts down

Astronauts not in danger, but NASA looking into cooling pump problem on space station

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 04:02am EST

Cold dis-comfort: Antarctica set record of -135.8

You think you're feeling cold? Satellite finds Antarctica set Earth record low of 135.8 below

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 08:20pm EST

Pa. students' robotic arm can make you stronger

Pa. students' robotic arm can make you stronger; part of emerging research in exoskeletons

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 07:24pm EST

With climate change, Maryland state insect could be forced to move north

Climate change has become synonymous with melting glaciers and blazing summer months, but there is one very small casualty of global warming that isn't front page news: butterflies.

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 07:44am EST

Taking photos makes memory worse, study finds

Taking pictures is often thought of as a way to remember an event, but a new study shows people have a worse memory of objects when they snap photographs of them.

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 04:00am EST

Johns Hopkins No. 1 in US research spending

Johns Hopkins No. 1 in US research spending

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 10:11am EST

Nobel winner: scientists get it wrong most of time

Nobel winner's advice to budding scientists: get used to failure

Monday - 12/09/2013, 03:08pm EST
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