Mars may have been an arid planet for over 600 million years, making it too hostile for any life to survive on the planet's surface.
Though typically believed to be quite dry, roughly half of the giant asteroid Vesta could be so cold that water ice may have survived there for billions of years.
The US Federal government has seized 150 domain names of commercial websites allegedly engaged in the illegal sale and distribution of counterfeit goods or copyrighted works.
The solar system could once have had a fifth giant planet, which got hurled out into space billions of years ago.
NASA-funded researchers have discovered new ice formations moving across Antarctica, after creating the first complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow.
If climate change continues, summer sea ice in the Arctic could disappear altogether - but in the meantime Arctic ice could temporarily stabilize or even increase.
The Spanish owner of two domains seized by the US government earlier this year is fighting back, filing a petition in the Southern District of New York for their return.
Mozilla is resisting an attempt from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to force it to remove an add-on called MafiaaFire Redirector.
ICE Director John Morton says the DHS will continue to seize domain names suspected of engaging in copyright infringement.
Gloating members of the film industry have praised Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for continuing its controversial policy of seizing web domains allegedly linked to online "piracy."
An anti-child pornography exercise saw 84,000 websites shut down over the weekend - rather than the 10 which were actually being targeted.
The US DOJ (Department of Justice) and ICE (Homeland Security) have moved to seize a number of domains, including Rojadirecta.org - a popular sports streaming and P2P site.
A high-ranking Homeland Security official is refusing to apologize for the recent DHS-led seizure of "questionable" websites.
Nokia engineers have successfully created the world’s first ice-based touchscreen.
Have you ever wished the Star Wars universe was real? Would you join the Rebellion? I know I would, even if it meant having to fight the Imperial army on freezing Hoth.
For the first time, water and organic molecules have been detected on an asteroid. The discovery lends plausibility to the theory that both life on earth and water arrived through asteroid strikes.
ESA's Cryosat-2 ice mission is set for launch today, aiming to give scientists some hard evidence on the state of the world's ice caps.
NASA has released a series of images that reveal a "forest" of geysers spraying ice from prominent fissures along the south polar region of Enceladus.