CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — A SpaceX rocket is ready to boost two NASA astronauts into orbit Wednesday, the first launch of Americans from the U.S. in nearly a decade.
Fifty years ago, NASA’s Apollo 11 crossed a vast chasm of empty space en route to the moon, and on July 20, 1969, at exactly 8:56 p.m. Central Time, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the lunar surface. The last time humans visited the moon was in 1972 during the last mission of …
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — It was discovered nearly three decades ago. At the time, it was thought to be heavier than a blue whale, bigger than 23 football fields and more than 1,500 years old. The news of its discovery appeared in almost all the major media outlets and even made David Letterman's…
Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren't quite certain why.
North America won't be in the viewing area for Friday's total lunar eclipse and Blood Moon, but it doesn't mean you have to miss out on the celestial show.
Pieces of a meteor that ripped through the sky Tuesday night are "likely" on the ground in southeast Michigan, according to a verified NASA Facebook page.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan.
About midday on a plain old Monday, Aug. 21, a darkness will sweep across the United States — a darkness so deep that birds will chirp as if night suddenly fell, a chill will settle in, and the sky will fill with stars for those in its path.
Anyone who has been using online maps to decide where they intend to view the historic Aug. 21 total eclipse of the sun may want to take another look.
CLINTON TWP. — The remains of a 14-year-old British girl whose dying wish was to be cryogenically preserved with the hope of someday being brought back to life are being kept at the Michigan-based Cryonics Institute.
It was a spectacular discovery: Fossil remains in an Indonesian cave revealed a recent relative of modern humans that stood about 3 feet tall. The creatures were quickly nicknamed "hobbits."
WASHINGTON — Astronomers say they have discovered a hot, star-popping galaxy that is far, far away — farther than any previously detected, from a time when the universe was a mere toddler of about 400 million years old.