Hubble image of close passage of Comet Siding Spring near Mars. The comet passed Mars at about a third the distance between Earth and the moon on October 19.
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On October 24, 1946, a movie camera on board the V-2 rocket captured the first photo of Earth from outer space.
Get out your 3D glasses and watch a flyover of the weird landforms on Mars know as chaotic terrain.
Two cool nighttime photos by astronauts aboard the ISS. Check out the bright city lights.
Weather permitting, almost everyone in North America will be able to see the partial solar eclipse this Thursday.
Here’s a 2-minute video on the comet’s October 19 near-miss of Mars, and how orbiting spacecraft will evade onslaught of dust particles from the comet.
Four urban sections of the San Andreas Fault system in Northern California have stored enough energy to produce major earthquakes, according to a new study.
New research suggests that during Earth’s last ice age – about 21,000 years ago – icebergs regularly reached South Carolina and even southern Florida.
Aurora, mirrored in water, west of Saskatoon in Canada. Photo by Colin Chatfield.
Tunnels ending in light, your life flashing before you, out-of-body sensations. Near-death experiences merit further study without prejudice, these researchers say.