Asteroid That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Hit At 'Deadliest Possible' AngleA team of researchers from The University of Texas at Austin examined the shape and structure of the crater and rocks extracted by drilling down into the crater.
Red-Hot Voyage To Sun Will Bring Us Closer To Our StarA red-hot voyage to the sun is going to bring us closer to our star than ever before. NASA's Parker Solar Probe will be the first spacecraft to "touch" the sun.
Chinese Space Station Falls To Earth, Breaks Up Over PacificChinese space authorities say Tiangong 1, the country's defunct and reportedly out-of-control space station, re-entered the Earth's atmosphere Sunday night, mostly burning up over the central South Pacific.
Clock Ticking As Defunct Space Lab Hurtles Toward EarthChina's defunct and reportedly out-of-control Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere sometime this weekend.
World Meteorological Organization: CO2 levels Surged In 2016The U.N. weather agency warned Monday that carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere increased at record-breaking speed last year.
NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Burns Up In Skies Over SaturnNASA's Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn early Friday in a final, fateful blaze of cosmic glory, following a remarkable journey of 20 years.
KFC To Send Chicken Sandwich To Edge Of Space On BalloonKFC plans to make a space pioneer out of a chicken sandwich next week when it sends it to the edge of the atmosphere with the help of a high-altitude balloon.
NASA Spacecraft Detects Plastic Ingredient On Saturn MoonNASA found an ingredient of plastic — the first time the chemical has been detected on another world.
Meteorites Slam Into Russia As Asteroid PassesA meteor streaked through the sky and exploded Friday over Russia's Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb. Various videos have emerged which captured the streaking meteor.
North Texas Landfill Capturing Greenhouse GasAmericans throw away more trash per capita than any other country on the planet. That is a lot of trash. And where garbage piles up, there is a lot of gas. It is a matter of chemistry.