Explorers happen upon the first glowing sea turtle ever recorded.
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Asteroid impact and volcanic eruptions might have been a one-two punch that killed off the dinosaurs. New dates suggest the catastrophes were nearly simultaneous.
On October 6, 1995, astronomers announced the discovery of the first planet in orbit around a distant sunlike star. This planet is designated as 51 Pegasi b.
Despite climate change, sea ice will continue to make the Northwest Passage too treacherous to be a regular Arctic shipping route for decades, says study.
A satellite view from Monday shows wildfires still burning in Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. The fires started in August.
Scientists are studying the increasingly fast rate of summertime ice melt in Greenland. See a new NASA video, plus illustrations of the 2015 melt season.
“It really felt like you could scoop the stars out of the sky,” said photographer Cameron Cech.
Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is India’s first interplanetary mission. It began orbiting Mars a year ago today. Mission goals – and spectacular images – here.
Check out this satellite image showing fall foliage in eastern Siberia on September 9. A smaller section and a broader view.
These latest Pluto images from New Horizons have scientists stunned, says NASA. It’s not just the breathtaking views, but the strangely familiar, arctic look.