NASA scientists have determined that electrically charged lunar dust near shadowed craters can get lofted above the surface and jump over the shadowed region - essentially bouncing back and forth between sunlit areas on opposite sides.
Life in a rural Africa isn’t easy. Remote villages lack access to electricity, clean water, and most importantly, healthcare.
A team of Australian scientists has managed to grow embryos containing the revived DNA of the extinct gastric-brooding frog, a species that incubated the prejuvenile stages of their offspring in the stomach of the mother.
An international research team has announced the first scientific results from one of the most inaccessible places on Earth.
Galaxies have been known to take numerous forms. Indeed, elliptical blobs, swirling spiral arms, bulges, and disks are all known components of the wide range of galaxies astronomers have observed using telescopes like NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
Big solar was the biggest driver in the record-breaking U.S. solar gains made last year, with utility-scale plants accounting for more than half – 1,752 megawatts – of the 3,313 MW of newly installed capacity.
While performing an extensive X-ray survey of our galaxy's central regions, NASA's Swift satellite spotted the previously unknown remains of a shattered star.
Remember when every movie about the 21st century had us driving flying cars and commanding household robots?
Following up on an idea raised in his State of the Union address in January, President Obama on Friday proposed that the U.S. spend $2 billion in federal revenues from oil and gas leases in the next 10 years on a wide range of research and development initiatives aimed at reducing the country’s reliance on petroleum for transportation.
In the swirling canopy of Jupiter's atmosphere, cloudless patches are considered so exceptional that the big ones are actually named "hot spots."
With all the coverage in North America about the questionable practice of hydraulic fracking to dislodge trapped oil and gas deep underground, the idea of drilling down to precious aquifers to use cool groundwater as a method to control building temperatures can make many environmentalists squeamish.
The European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian federal space agency, Roscosmos, have signed a formal agreement to work in partnership on the ExoMars program towards the launch of two missions in 2016 and 2018.
At the Moriond Conference today, international scientists associated with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) presented preliminary new results that offer further details about an enigmatic particle discovered last year.
The Infiniti JX crossover SUV debuted in 2012 as a 2013 model. Later that year, parent company Nissan changed the naming scheme of its lineup.
Most people typically experience time as if they’re moving toward the future and away from the past.
Earlier this month, Toyota was on hand at the Geneva Motor Show to showcase one of the strangest concept vehicles in any booth at the show.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft recently captured a number of raw images depicting the battered icy Saturnian moon of Rhea.
If The Hobbit's 48 frames per second seems like a lot, how does a million trillion sound?
Big eyes may be beautiful, but they could be what did for the Neanderthals, say University of Oxford scientists.
University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers say they've established certain key features in proteins that are needed for life to function on Mars and other extreme environments.