On Earth, a fast runner takes a few hours to complete a marathon. On Mars, it took the Opportunity rover 11 years. New short video on Opportunity’s marathon trek.
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With its close encounter with Pluto still two months away, New Horizons’ powerful camera has caught a glimpse of tiny moons Kerberos and Styx!
… she’s going to want to take a picture. An octopus at a New Zealand aquarium trains a camera on visiting tourists.
A dark halo of gas that envelopes our neighboring Andromeda galaxy is 1,000 times more massive than previously measured and stretches halfway to the Milky Way.
Earth’s water likely came from asteroids and/or comets. New research suggests that small bodies in distant solar systems carry water to their planets, too.
You’ll know in 60 seconds. New Space Shorts video from NASA.
It’s just cool, that’s all. Watch this 40-second video of an octopus squeezing through a tiny hole to escape a box.
The global average concentration of the greenhouse gas surpassed 400 parts per million in March for the first time since record-keeping began.
Ocean hot spots in the Atlantic and Pacific were drivers of the hottest summers on record for the central U.S. in 1934 and 1936, suggest new study.
Last December, an undersea volcano exploded to life in the Polynesian island kingdom of Tonga. The eruption created a new island.