Israel’s Moon landing mission set for liftoff

Israel will launch its historic mission to land on the Moon when the unmanned Beresheet spacecraft lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station atop a SpaceX Falcon 9... Read more »

Two endangered Florida panthers found dead just days apart, wildlife officials say

The two Florida panthers were found dead just days apart. (iStock) Two Florida panthers were found dead days apart from each other, state wildlife officials said. Officials with the... Read more »

Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe set to ‘fire a bullet’ into an asteroid

A​​​​​n illustration of the Japanese unmanned spacecraft Hayabusa2 approaching asteroid Ryugu. (JAXA via AP, File) The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Hayabusa2 spacecraft will briefly touchdown onto asteroid Ryugu... Read more »

4-foot-tall T. rex cousin discovered, was a 'harbinger of doom'

The Tyrannosaurus rex may be among the most well-known and terrifying dinosaurs to walk the Earth, but a newly discovered tiny cousin was likely just as scary. Source Fox... Read more »

Yellowstone’s geysers are getting more active and nobody knows why

The Silex Spring in the Fountain Paint Pot area in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. (Reuters/Jim Urquhart) Something odd is going on in Yellowstone National Park. Geysers that would once... Read more »

‘Rubber Ducky’ comet is stressed and keeps cracking its neck

Rosetta made this image of the comet as it approached (ESA/Rosetta/NavCam – CC BY-SA IGO 3.0) The rubber ducky comet’s head has spent 4.5 billion years trying to twist... Read more »

Real life Jaws? Photographer captures terrifying great white images

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water. An Australian photographer has captured terrifying images of a great white shark that came within inches of his hand... Read more »

Searching for Planet Nine, scientist finds ancient star with mysterious rings

The hunt for Planet Nine has so far eluded researchers, but one citizen scientist working on a project to find the evasive celestial body has found something just as... Read more »

Female Viking warrior’s remarkable grave sheds new light on ancient society

An incredible grave containing the skeleton of a Viking warrior, long thought to be male, has been confirmed as female, researchers say. The 10th-century grave, known as Bj. 581,... Read more »

NASA spots mysterious ‘dragon’ aurora in the sky

NASA released a spectacular image of a huge “dragon” aurora charging quietly across the night sky over Iceland. The natural phenomenon is caused by particles emanating from the Sun that... Read more »