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  • Japanese supply ship heads to space station after delays

    Japanese supply ship heads to space station after delays

    Saturday, September 22 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-09-22 23:41:30 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-09-23 02:11:34 GMT
    (Kyodo News via AP). An H-2B rocket carrying the Kounotori 7 cargo spacecraft lifts off from Tanegashima Space Center in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Kagoshima, early Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. The unmanned Japanese space capsule is heading to the...(Kyodo News via AP). An H-2B rocket carrying the Kounotori 7 cargo spacecraft lifts off from Tanegashima Space Center in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Kagoshima, early Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. The unmanned Japanese space capsule is heading to the...
    An unmanned Japanese space capsule is heading to the International Space Station with 5,500 kilograms (12,000 pounds) of cargo including food, experiments and new batteries.More >>
    An unmanned Japanese space capsule is heading to the International Space Station with 5,500 kilograms (12,000 pounds) of cargo including food, experiments and new batteries.More >>
  • Study of puzzling fossils confirms they came from an animal

    Study of puzzling fossils confirms they came from an animal

    Thursday, September 20 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-09-20 18:18:23 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:22:57 GMT
    (Ilya Bobrovskiy/Australian National University via AP). This undated photo provided by Ilya Bobrovskiy in September 2018 shows a Dickinsonia fossil from the White Sea area of Russia. The body is about 9 centimeters (3.5 inches) long. In a report relea...(Ilya Bobrovskiy/Australian National University via AP). This undated photo provided by Ilya Bobrovskiy in September 2018 shows a Dickinsonia fossil from the White Sea area of Russia. The body is about 9 centimeters (3.5 inches) long. In a report relea...
    Scientists say puzzling fossils from more than 500 million years ago are traces of an animal.More >>
    Scientists say puzzling fossils from more than 500 million years ago are traces of an animal.More >>
  • Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining

    Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining

    Thursday, September 20 2018 1:19 AM EDT2018-09-20 05:19:36 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:22:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Don Ryan). FILE - In this May 26, 2010 file photo, a Coccinellidae, more commonly known as a ladybug or ladybird beetle, rests on the petals of a rose in Portland, Ore. A study estimates a 14 percent decline in ladybugs in the United States a...(AP Photo/Don Ryan). FILE - In this May 26, 2010 file photo, a Coccinellidae, more commonly known as a ladybug or ladybird beetle, rests on the petals of a rose in Portland, Ore. A study estimates a 14 percent decline in ladybugs in the United States a...

    Scientists are noticing fewer and fewer moths, ladybugs, fireflies and butterflies, but they can't quite quantify what's happening to flying insects because they never measured how many bugs there used to be.

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    Scientists are noticing fewer and fewer moths, ladybugs, fireflies and butterflies, but they can't quite quantify what's happening to flying insects because they never measured how many bugs there used to be.

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  • Russian space chief: No '2nd-tier status' with NASA outpost

    Russian space chief: No '2nd-tier status' with NASA outpost

    Saturday, September 22 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-09-22 14:51:30 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:22:51 GMT
    Russia's space agency chief has made an opaque statement about its involvement in the NASA-led plan to create an international outpost near the moon, but Roscosmos spokesman quickly clarified that Russia is staying...More >>
    Russia's space agency chief has made an opaque statement about its involvement in the NASA-led plan to create an international outpost near the moon, but Roscosmos spokesman quickly clarified that Russia is staying in the project.More >>
  • Good rhino news in South Africa, where killing rate drops

    Good rhino news in South Africa, where killing rate drops

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-09-21 14:44:49 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:22:49 GMT
    Good rhino news in South Africa, where killing rate drops after years of record numbers.More >>
    Good rhino news in South Africa, where killing rate drops after years of record numbers.More >>
  • German energy company: saving threatened forest 'illusion'

    German energy company: saving threatened forest 'illusion'

    Friday, September 21 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-09-21 07:29:55 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:22:47 GMT
    (Oliver Berg/dpa via AP). Activists light candles in front of police officers in the Hambach forest in Kerben, western Germany, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. To protest against the forest being chopped off for a lignite strip mine.(Oliver Berg/dpa via AP). Activists light candles in front of police officers in the Hambach forest in Kerben, western Germany, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. To protest against the forest being chopped off for a lignite strip mine.
    A German energy executive whose company plans to clear an ancient forest to expand a lignite strip mine says it's an "illusion" to think the woodland can be saved, and halting the project would cost his firm up to...More >>
    A German energy executive whose company plans to clear an ancient forest to expand a lignite strip mine says it's an "illusion" to think the woodland can be saved, and halting the project would cost his firm up to 5 billion euros ($5.9 billion).More >>
  • Memory's frailty may be playing role in Kavanaugh matter

    Memory's frailty may be playing role in Kavanaugh matter

    Friday, September 21 2018 1:39 AM EDT2018-09-21 05:39:59 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:22:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 file photo made with a slow shutter speed and a zoom lens, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill i...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 file photo made with a slow shutter speed and a zoom lens, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill i...
    In he-said, she-said disputes like Kavanaugh case, frailty of memory may play a role.More >>
    In he-said, she-said disputes like Kavanaugh case, frailty of memory may play a role.More >>
  • Yellowstone thermal spring erupts for 4th time in 60 years

    Yellowstone thermal spring erupts for 4th time in 60 years

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-09-20 21:39:42 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:22:42 GMT
    (Rachel Leathe /Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - This May 15, 2018 file photo, shows Steamboat Geyser emitting a small jet of steam in Yellowstone National Park. A thermal spring near Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park has erupted f...(Rachel Leathe /Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - This May 15, 2018 file photo, shows Steamboat Geyser emitting a small jet of steam in Yellowstone National Park. A thermal spring near Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park has erupted f...
    Officials at Yellowstone National Park say new thermal activity occurred at the park over the past several days.More >>
    Officials at Yellowstone National Park say new thermal activity occurred at the park over the past several days.More >>
  • Japan space rovers lowered to asteroid to collect data

    Japan space rovers lowered to asteroid to collect data

    Friday, September 21 2018 6:19 AM EDT2018-09-21 10:19:59 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:22:40 GMT
    A Japanese spacecraft has released two small exploration robots on an asteroid in a research effort that may provide clues to the origin of the solar system.More >>
    A Japanese spacecraft has released two small exploration robots on an asteroid in a research effort that may provide clues to the origin of the solar system.More >>
  • Report: Missouri landfill emissions once posed health risks

    Report: Missouri landfill emissions once posed health risks

    Friday, September 21 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-09-21 20:24:09 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:22:36 GMT
    A new report says emissions near a troubled St. Louis County landfill posed health concerns for workers and nearby residents, but remediation efforts have largely diminished the risks.More >>
    A new report says emissions near a troubled St. Louis County landfill posed health concerns for workers and nearby residents, but remediation efforts have largely diminished the risks.More >>
  • Tossed net captures space junk in orbit-cleanup experiment

    Tossed net captures space junk in orbit-cleanup experiment

    Thursday, September 20 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-09-20 16:58:18 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-09-22 16:04:40 GMT
    (University of Surrey via AP). In this September 2018 image made from video provided by the University of Surrey, a net is launched from the International Space Station to catch a test object. The experiment was conducted to research ways to clean up d...(University of Surrey via AP). In this September 2018 image made from video provided by the University of Surrey, a net is launched from the International Space Station to catch a test object. The experiment was conducted to research ways to clean up d...
    A tossed net has managed to capture space junk in an orbit-cleanup demonstration.More >>
    A tossed net has managed to capture space junk in an orbit-cleanup demonstration.More >>
  • The Latest: Thermal spring erupts at Yellowstone

    The Latest: Thermal spring erupts at Yellowstone

    Thursday, September 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-09-20 20:12:15 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-09-21 21:03:49 GMT
    A Yellowstone National Park official says a thermal spring near Old Faithful is erupting for the first time in 14 years.More >>
    A Yellowstone National Park official says a thermal spring near Old Faithful is erupting for the first time in 14 years.More >>
  • FBI: Solar observatory closed after child porn case opened

    FBI: Solar observatory closed after child porn case opened

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-09-20 21:30:00 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-09-21 20:07:10 GMT
    (Dylan Taylor-Lehman/Alamogordo Daily News via AP, File). FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, file photo, security guards are stationed at the entrance to the Sunspot Solar Observatory to turn away the visitors curious about the site's sudden closur...(Dylan Taylor-Lehman/Alamogordo Daily News via AP, File). FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, file photo, security guards are stationed at the entrance to the Sunspot Solar Observatory to turn away the visitors curious about the site's sudden closur...
    An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that mysteriously closed earlier this month appears to be linked to a child pornography investigation.More >>
    An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that mysteriously closed earlier this month appears to be linked to a child pornography investigation.More >>
  • Canadian crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystem

    Canadian crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystem

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-09-19 02:57:16 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-09-21 14:33:26 GMT
    (AP Photos/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE - This June 6, 2018, file photo shows a green crab in Portland, Maine. A University of New England researcher said green crabs migrating from Nova Scotia are ornerier and angrier than their Gulf of Maine cousins.(AP Photos/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE - This June 6, 2018, file photo shows a green crab in Portland, Maine. A University of New England researcher said green crabs migrating from Nova Scotia are ornerier and angrier than their Gulf of Maine cousins.
    Aggressive Canadian crabs invading US waters from Nova Scotia threaten coastal ecosystem.More >>
    Aggressive Canadian crabs invading US waters from Nova Scotia threaten coastal ecosystem.More >>
  • US agrees to improve worker safety at polluted nuclear site

    US agrees to improve worker safety at polluted nuclear site

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-09-19 20:38:27 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-09-21 07:32:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, signs are posted by the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Benton County in Richland, Wash. The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over emp...(AP Photo/Manuel Valdes, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, signs are posted by the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Benton County in Richland, Wash. The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over emp...
    The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over employee exposure to chemical vapors at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.More >>
    The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over employee exposure to chemical vapors at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.More >>
  • Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota finally cleaned up

    Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota finally cleaned up

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-09-19 21:30:44 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-09-21 05:43:00 GMT
    Officials say cleanup has been completed on a massive oil pipeline leak in western North Dakota that has been called one of the biggest onshore spills in U.S. history.More >>
    Officials say cleanup has been completed on a massive oil pipeline leak in western North Dakota that has been called one of the biggest onshore spills in U.S. history.More >>
  • Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain

    Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-09-18 13:17:07 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-09-21 02:01:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed). Famous Roberts poses for a portrait as an SUV plows through floodwaters on NC 41 outside Trenton, N.C., on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Roberts chose to ride out Hurricane Florence in Trenton, partly because the forecast strength ...(AP Photo/Allen G. Breed). Famous Roberts poses for a portrait as an SUV plows through floodwaters on NC 41 outside Trenton, N.C., on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Roberts chose to ride out Hurricane Florence in Trenton, partly because the forecast strength ...
    Several meteorologists and disaster experts say Florence highlights a problem with the way hurricane danger is rated.More >>
    Several meteorologists and disaster experts say Florence highlights a problem with the way hurricane danger is rated.More >>
  • Ivanka Trump tours NASA center in Houston, calls space crew

    Ivanka Trump tours NASA center in Houston, calls space crew

    Thursday, September 20 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-09-21 01:59:52 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-09-21 02:01:34 GMT
    (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP). Ivanka Trump high fives a space suit as astronaut Nicole Mann gives her a tour of the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility during a visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Houston.(Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP). Ivanka Trump high fives a space suit as astronaut Nicole Mann gives her a tour of the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility during a visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Houston.
    Ivanka Trump visits NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston during stop on campaign tour of Texas.More >>
    Ivanka Trump visits NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston during stop on campaign tour of Texas.More >>
  • Russian cosmonauts to conduct spacewalk to probe into leak

    Russian cosmonauts to conduct spacewalk to probe into leak

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:07:42 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-09-20 21:35:30 GMT
    A space official says that Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.More >>
    A space official says that Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.More >>
  • 1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:38:23 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-09-20 20:14:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa speaks after SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk announced him as the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa speaks after SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk announced him as the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne...

    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon.

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    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon.

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  • SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

    SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-09-18 07:56:53 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-09-20 19:13:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk, left, shakes hands with Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, right, after announcing him as the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawtho...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk, left, shakes hands with Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, right, after announcing him as the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawtho...
    Japanese billionaire due to blast off on SpaceX mission a fashion tycoon, art collector.More >>
    Japanese billionaire due to blast off on SpaceX mission a fashion tycoon, art collector.More >>
  • Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

    Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:37:08 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-09-20 17:26:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda, in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda, in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Washington.
    An on-again, off-again effort to restrict harmful methane emissions on federal lands is off _ again.More >>
    An on-again, off-again effort to restrict harmful methane emissions on federal lands is off _ again.More >>
  • Past NASA chiefs gather for space agency's 60th anniversary

    Past NASA chiefs gather for space agency's 60th anniversary

    Monday, September 17 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-09-17 18:36:45 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-09-20 12:33:34 GMT
    (AIAA via AP). In this photo provided by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), from left, former NASA Administrators Richard Truly, Daniel Goldin, Sean O’Keefe, Michael Griffin and Charles Bolden and current NASA Administrator ...(AIAA via AP). In this photo provided by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), from left, former NASA Administrators Richard Truly, Daniel Goldin, Sean O’Keefe, Michael Griffin and Charles Bolden and current NASA Administrator ...
    NASA chiefs going back 30 years have come together to mark the space agency's 60th anniversary.More >>
    NASA chiefs going back 30 years have come together to mark the space agency's 60th anniversary.More >>
  • Grizzly's rare aggressive attack kills 1, puzzles officials

    Grizzly's rare aggressive attack kills 1, puzzles officials

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:49:19 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-09-19 21:41:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart,File). FILE - In this July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wy. An attack by a female and her more than 1-year-old cub in the Teton Wilderness east of Grand Teton National P...(AP Photo/Jim Urquhart,File). FILE - In this July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wy. An attack by a female and her more than 1-year-old cub in the Teton Wilderness east of Grand Teton National P...
    Officials puzzle over especially aggressive attack that kills hunting guide, injures client in Wyoming.More >>
    Officials puzzle over especially aggressive attack that kills hunting guide, injures client in Wyoming.More >>
  • Correction: Guatemala-Mayan Altar story

    Correction: Guatemala-Mayan Altar story

    Friday, September 14 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-09-14 22:25:58 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-09-19 20:52:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros). A nearly 1,500-year-old carved altar from the Maya site "La Corona," located in the northern Guatemalan department of Peten, is displayed at the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology in Guatemala City, Wednesday, Sept. ...(AP Photo/Oliver de Ros). A nearly 1,500-year-old carved altar from the Maya site "La Corona," located in the northern Guatemalan department of Peten, is displayed at the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology in Guatemala City, Wednesday, Sept. ...
    Archaeologists say an altar found at the La Corona site in Guatemala suggests the Mayan dynasty of Kaanul, known as the Snake Kings, acted like its namesake in slowly squeezing the rival kingdom of Tikal.More >>
    Archaeologists say an altar found at the La Corona site in Guatemala suggests the Mayan dynasty of Kaanul, known as the Snake Kings, acted like its namesake in slowly squeezing the rival kingdom of Tikal.More >>
  • New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

    New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

    Sunday, September 16 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-09-16 23:29:44 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:40 AM EDT2018-09-19 09:40:55 GMT
    An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that had been closed since early September because of an undisclosed security concern is now scheduled to reopen on Monday.More >>
    An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that had been closed since early September because of an undisclosed security concern is now scheduled to reopen on Monday.More >>
  • NASA satellite launched to measure Earth's ice changes

    NASA satellite launched to measure Earth's ice changes

    Saturday, September 15 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-09-15 13:15:39 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-09-19 01:03:08 GMT
    (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket with the NASA Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) onboard is seen shortly after the mobile service tower at SLC-2 was rolled back, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, a...(Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket with the NASA Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) onboard is seen shortly after the mobile service tower at SLC-2 was rolled back, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, a...
    A NASA satellite designed to precisely measure changes in Earths ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched from California.More >>
    A NASA satellite designed to precisely measure changes in Earths ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched from California.More >>
  • US hurricane, Asian typhoon: 1 brings water, the other, wind

    US hurricane, Asian typhoon: 1 brings water, the other, wind

    Sunday, September 16 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-09-16 05:26:07 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-09-19 01:03:02 GMT
    World map showing areas affected by typhoons and hurricanes.; 2c x 2 inches; 96.3 mm x 50 mm;World map showing areas affected by typhoons and hurricanes.; 2c x 2 inches; 96.3 mm x 50 mm;
    Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut roar ashore the same day half a world apart, spreading devastation as differently as the water and the wind.More >>
    Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut roar ashore the same day half a world apart, spreading devastation as differently as the water and the wind.More >>
  • A warmer world makes hurricanes wetter and more intense

    A warmer world makes hurricanes wetter and more intense

    Friday, September 14 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:54:52 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-09-19 01:02:47 GMT
    (Steve Earley /The Virginian-Pilot via AP). Water passes though a breach in the dune line on Hwy 12 between Frisco and Hatteras Village, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.(Steve Earley /The Virginian-Pilot via AP). Water passes though a breach in the dune line on Hwy 12 between Frisco and Hatteras Village, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.
    Scientists: Warner world makes hurricanes wetter, stronger and faster to intensify.More >>
    Scientists: Warner world makes hurricanes wetter, stronger and faster to intensify.More >>
  • Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory

    Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory

    Friday, September 14 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-09-14 17:58:57 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-09-18 19:32:54 GMT
    An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated unlocking the mysteries of the sun has found itself at the center of a mystery that is creating a buzz here on earth.More >>
    An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated unlocking the mysteries of the sun has found itself at the center of a mystery that is creating a buzz here on earth.More >>
  • Japanese supply run to space station delayed again

    Japanese supply run to space station delayed again

    Friday, September 14 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:25:37 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-09-18 13:22:41 GMT
    A Japanese supply run to the International Space Station has been delayed again.More >>
    A Japanese supply run to the International Space Station has been delayed again.More >>
  • Chinese scientist pleads guilty in plot to steal GSK secrets

    Chinese scientist pleads guilty in plot to steal GSK secrets

    Friday, September 14 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:04:53 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-09-18 10:44:14 GMT
    A Chinese scientist has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal biopharmaceutical trade secrets from GlaxoSmithKline in what prosecutors said was a scheme to set up companies in China to market them.More >>
    A Chinese scientist has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal biopharmaceutical trade secrets from GlaxoSmithKline in what prosecutors said was a scheme to set up companies in China to market them.More >>
  • Latest: SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey

    Latest: SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey

    Monday, September 17 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-09-18 02:01:48 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:42:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks at an event to announce the name of the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne, Calif.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks at an event to announce the name of the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne, Calif.
    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he will invite six to eight artists, architects and other creative people on a weeklong journey to circumnavigate the moon.More >>
    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he will invite six to eight artists, architects and other creative people on a weeklong journey to circumnavigate the moon.More >>
  • 1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:16:58 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:42:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, Elon Musk, founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, speaks at a news conference after the Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket launched successfully from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canavera...(AP Photo/John Raoux). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, Elon Musk, founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, speaks at a news conference after the Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket launched successfully from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canavera...
    SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon.More >>
    SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon.More >>
  • AP Explains: How hurricanes unleash lethal storm surges

    AP Explains: How hurricanes unleash lethal storm surges

    Friday, September 14 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-09-14 04:59:35 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:58:05 GMT
    (Steve Earley /The Virginian-Pilot via AP). Ocean water rushes down Cape Hatteras Pier Drive in Frisco, N.C.,  on Hatteras Island as the effects of Hurricane Florence reach the area on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.(Steve Earley /The Virginian-Pilot via AP). Ocean water rushes down Cape Hatteras Pier Drive in Frisco, N.C., on Hatteras Island as the effects of Hurricane Florence reach the area on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.
    AP Explains: How storm surges form in hurricanes, and why they are so lethal.More >>
    AP Explains: How storm surges form in hurricanes, and why they are so lethal.More >>
  • SpaceX changes plans to send tourists around the moon

    SpaceX changes plans to send tourists around the moon

    Friday, September 14 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-09-14 14:24:55 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-09-17 00:10:02 GMT
    SpaceX says it has signed the first private moon traveler.More >>
    SpaceX says it has signed the first private moon traveler.More >>
  • 2 storms, Florence and Mangkhut, different as water and wind

    2 storms, Florence and Mangkhut, different as water and wind

    Saturday, September 15 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-09-15 20:25:23 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-09-16 05:28:45 GMT
    World map showing areas affected by typhoons and hurricanes.; 2c x 2 inches; 96.3 mm x 50 mm;World map showing areas affected by typhoons and hurricanes.; 2c x 2 inches; 96.3 mm x 50 mm;
    Killer storms Florence and Mangkhut hit on the same day, half a world apart, but that's about where the similarities end.More >>
    Killer storms Florence and Mangkhut hit on the same day, half a world apart, but that's about where the similarities end.More >>
  • Ailing killer whale declared dead, but feds to keep looking

    Ailing killer whale declared dead, but feds to keep looking

    Thursday, September 13 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-09-13 20:11:43 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-09-16 05:27:59 GMT
    (Brian Gisborne/Fisheries and Oceans Canada via AP, file). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Southern Resident killer whale J50 and her mother, J16, swim off the west coast of Vancouver Island near Port Renfrew, B.C. Nearly two months after an i...(Brian Gisborne/Fisheries and Oceans Canada via AP, file). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Southern Resident killer whale J50 and her mother, J16, swim off the west coast of Vancouver Island near Port Renfrew, B.C. Nearly two months after an i...
    Teams are searching for an ailing, critically endangered orca that a scientist who tracks the whale population in the Pacific Northwest says is likely dead.More >>
    Teams are searching for an ailing, critically endangered orca that a scientist who tracks the whale population in the Pacific Northwest says is likely dead.More >>
  • Hundreds of goats being airlifted out of Washington forest

    Hundreds of goats being airlifted out of Washington forest

    Thursday, September 13 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-09-13 17:25:33 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-09-15 16:27:07 GMT
    A years-long effort to remove Olympic National Park of its mountain goats got under way this week as officials began capturing and relocating them by helicopter.More >>
    A years-long effort to remove Olympic National Park of its mountain goats got under way this week as officials began capturing and relocating them by helicopter.More >>
  • Global summit rebukes Trump, cheers on work to aid climate

    Global summit rebukes Trump, cheers on work to aid climate

    Thursday, September 13 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-09-13 17:17:42 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-09-15 03:35:26 GMT
    California Gov. Jerry Brown started his global climate summit in San Francisco by saying that President Donald Trump will likely be remembered as a liar and a fool when it comes to the environment.More >>
    California Gov. Jerry Brown started his global climate summit in San Francisco by saying that President Donald Trump will likely be remembered as a liar and a fool when it comes to the environment.More >>
  • Hurricane stokes talk of extending college football season

    Hurricane stokes talk of extending college football season

    Friday, September 14 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-09-14 18:46:03 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:07:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, fans sit in the stands at Vanderbilt Stadium during the second half of an NCAA college football game between Vanderbilt and Nevada in Nashville, Tenn. It will be a Virg...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, fans sit in the stands at Vanderbilt Stadium during the second half of an NCAA college football game between Vanderbilt and Nevada in Nashville, Tenn. It will be a Virg...
    Hurricane Florence stokes talk of extending college football season.More >>
    Hurricane Florence stokes talk of extending college football season.More >>
  • US judge delays grizzly bear hunts in Rockies 2 more weeks

    US judge delays grizzly bear hunts in Rockies 2 more weeks

    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-09-13 06:58:07 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:59:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File). FILE - In this July 6, 2011 file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park. Opponents of grizzly bear hunts planned in Wyoming and Idaho are asking a judge to further delay hunting while he...(AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File). FILE - In this July 6, 2011 file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park. Opponents of grizzly bear hunts planned in Wyoming and Idaho are asking a judge to further delay hunting while he...
    Opponents of grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho are asking a judge to delay hunting another two weeks while he considers a request to restore federal protections for the animals.More >>
    Opponents of grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho are asking a judge to delay hunting another two weeks while he considers a request to restore federal protections for the animals.More >>
  • Cancer doctor resigns over failure to disclose pharma ties

    Cancer doctor resigns over failure to disclose pharma ties

    Friday, September 14 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-09-14 13:05:06 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:59:35 GMT
    A leading cancer doctor has resigned from New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center over his reported failure to disclose millions of dollars in payments from pharmaceutical companies.More >>
    A leading cancer doctor has resigned from New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center over his reported failure to disclose millions of dollars in payments from pharmaceutical companies.More >>
  • For meteorologists, Florence 'is a horrific nightmare storm'

    For meteorologists, Florence 'is a horrific nightmare storm'

    Thursday, September 13 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-09-13 05:27:53 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:11:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Waves crash under a pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast.(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Waves crash under a pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast.

    Although forecasters expect Hurricane Florence to continue to weaken as it approaches North and South Carolina, experts are worried about what will happen if the storm hovers near land.

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    Although forecasters expect Hurricane Florence to continue to weaken as it approaches North and South Carolina, experts are worried about what will happen if the storm hovers near land.

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  • Thousands of Pacific walruses again herd up on Alaska coast

    Thousands of Pacific walruses again herd up on Alaska coast

    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-09-13 19:18:09 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-09-14 18:29:15 GMT
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is monitoring Pacific walruses resting on Alaska's northwest coast.More >>
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is monitoring Pacific walruses resting on Alaska's northwest coast.More >>
  • Japanese proposal to reinstate commercial whaling defeated

    Japanese proposal to reinstate commercial whaling defeated

    Friday, September 14 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-09-14 16:58:28 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-09-14 17:25:36 GMT
    Members of the International Whaling Commission have defeated a Japanese proposal to reinstate commercial whaling.More >>
    Members of the International Whaling Commission have defeated a Japanese proposal to reinstate commercial whaling.More >>
  • Boss revenge, self-colonoscopy studies win 2018 Ig Nobels

    Boss revenge, self-colonoscopy studies win 2018 Ig Nobels

    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-09-14 02:14:32 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-09-14 17:07:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Audience members launch paper planes during Ig Nobel award ceremonies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Audience members launch paper planes during Ig Nobel award ceremonies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.
    Researchers who found that that using a virtual voodoo doll to exact revenge on an abusive boss can help you feel better, and who figured out that nutrition isn't a good reason to engage in cannibalism were among...More >>
    Researchers who found that that using a virtual voodoo doll to exact revenge on an abusive boss can help you feel better, and who figured out that nutrition isn't a good reason to engage in cannibalism were among this year's winners of the Ig Nobel.More >>
  • #Ancient? Crisscrossed lines called world's oldest drawing

    #Ancient? Crisscrossed lines called world's oldest drawing

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-09-12 17:13:58 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-09-14 13:11:44 GMT
    (Craig Foster via AP). This undated photo provided by Craig Foster in September 2018 shows a drawing made with ochre pigment on silcrete stone, found in the Blombos Cave east of Cape Town, South Africa. In a report released on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018...(Craig Foster via AP). This undated photo provided by Craig Foster in September 2018 shows a drawing made with ochre pigment on silcrete stone, found in the Blombos Cave east of Cape Town, South Africa. In a report released on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018...
    Tiny sketch resembling a hashtag is 73,000 years old; called the oldest known drawing.More >>
    Tiny sketch resembling a hashtag is 73,000 years old; called the oldest known drawing.More >>
  • Roscosmos and NASA chiefs discuss mysterious space leak

    Roscosmos and NASA chiefs discuss mysterious space leak

    Thursday, September 13 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-09-13 15:39:34 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-09-14 05:00:00 GMT
    The Russian space agency's chief has talked to his NASA counterpart about a mysterious leak at the International Space Station.More >>
    The Russian space agency's chief has talked to his NASA counterpart about a mysterious leak at the International Space Station.More >>
  • Scientists look to map the genes of thousands of animals

    Scientists look to map the genes of thousands of animals

    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:30:44 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-09-14 04:27:15 GMT
    A group of scientists says it has begun an ambitious effort to map the genes of tens of thousands of animal species.More >>
    A group of scientists says it has begun an ambitious effort to map the genes of tens of thousands of animal species.More >>
  • Moon rock hunter closes in on tracking down missing stones

    Moon rock hunter closes in on tracking down missing stones

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-09-12 06:29:42 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-09-14 01:16:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, photo, shows moon rocks encased in acrylic and mounted on a wooden plaque at the Clark Planetarium, in Salt Lake City. A former NASA investigator who has spent more than a decade tracking missin...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, photo, shows moon rocks encased in acrylic and mounted on a wooden plaque at the Clark Planetarium, in Salt Lake City. A former NASA investigator who has spent more than a decade tracking missin...
    A former NASA investigator who has spent more than a decade tracking missing moon rocks is closing in on his goal of finding all 50 lunar samples gifted to U.S. states after Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon.More >>
    A former NASA investigator who has spent more than a decade tracking missing moon rocks is closing in on his goal of finding all 50 lunar samples gifted to U.S. states after Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon.More >>
  • Experts prepare plan to capture ill orca as last alternative

    Experts prepare plan to capture ill orca as last alternative

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-09-12 17:13:50 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-09-13 19:21:37 GMT
    (Brian Gisborne/Fisheries and Oceans Canada via AP, file). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Southern Resident killer whale J50 and her mother, J16, swim off the west coast of Vancouver Island near Port Renfrew, B.C. Nearly two months after an i...(Brian Gisborne/Fisheries and Oceans Canada via AP, file). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Southern Resident killer whale J50 and her mother, J16, swim off the west coast of Vancouver Island near Port Renfrew, B.C. Nearly two months after an i...
    A young, sick whale is skinnier than ever and in poor condition nearly two months after an international team of experts began taking extraordinary measures to save her.More >>
    A young, sick whale is skinnier than ever and in poor condition nearly two months after an international team of experts began taking extraordinary measures to save her.More >>
  • 'Not a pretty sight': Hurricane Florence has experts worried

    'Not a pretty sight': Hurricane Florence has experts worried

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-09-12 05:13:02 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-09-13 19:09:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Surfers head to the waves, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., before the arrival of Hurricane Florence.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Surfers head to the waves, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., before the arrival of Hurricane Florence.
    Experts say Hurricane Florence has all the makings of a monster storm.More >>
    Experts say Hurricane Florence has all the makings of a monster storm.More >>
  • Royal Botanic Garden seeks respect for world's fungus

    Royal Botanic Garden seeks respect for world's fungus

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-09-12 07:44:08 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-09-13 19:02:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Scientist Ester Gaya examines the fungus Isaria sinclairii on an insect also known as a zombie fungus at Kew Gardens' fungarium in London, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The release Wednesday of the scientists at the renowned Royal...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Scientist Ester Gaya examines the fungus Isaria sinclairii on an insect also known as a zombie fungus at Kew Gardens' fungarium in London, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The release Wednesday of the scientists at the renowned Royal...
    The scientists at the renowned Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew are trying to correct an injustice: They don't believe fungus gets the respect it deserves.More >>
    The scientists at the renowned Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew are trying to correct an injustice: They don't believe fungus gets the respect it deserves.More >>
  • 2 small earthquakes rattle parts of north-central Oklahoma

    2 small earthquakes rattle parts of north-central Oklahoma

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-09-11 18:17:03 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-09-13 18:42:45 GMT
    Two small earthquakes recorded within less than one minute of each other have rattled an area of northern Oklahoma.More >>
    Two small earthquakes recorded within less than one minute of each other have rattled an area of northern Oklahoma.More >>
  • A different kind of climate summit comes to San Francisco

    A different kind of climate summit comes to San Francisco

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-09-11 15:43:55 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-09-13 15:40:03 GMT
    Business and government leaders hold a different type of climate summit in San Francisco that focuses more on ground level initiatives than treaty negotiations.More >>
    Business and government leaders hold a different type of climate summit in San Francisco that focuses more on ground level initiatives than treaty negotiations.More >>
  • Storm to be 'exceptionally bad news' if it hovers offshore

    Storm to be 'exceptionally bad news' if it hovers offshore

    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-09-13 04:32:30 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-09-13 05:32:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Waves crash under a pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast.(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Waves crash under a pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast.
    Although forecasters expect Hurricane Florence to continue to weaken as it approaches North and South Carolina, experts are worried about what will happen if the storm hovers near land.More >>
    Although forecasters expect Hurricane Florence to continue to weaken as it approaches North and South Carolina, experts are worried about what will happen if the storm hovers near land.More >>
  • Holy stardust: Vatican hosts conference for meteorite care

    Holy stardust: Vatican hosts conference for meteorite care

    Monday, September 10 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-09-10 12:44:10 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:55:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis delivers a blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from his studio's window overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis delivers a blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from his studio's window overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.
    The Vatican has long pondered the cosmos from afar but now it's studying how to care for space bits that fall to Earth with a conference on meteorites, cosmic dust, stardust and extraterrestrial samples.More >>
    The Vatican has long pondered the cosmos from afar but now it's studying how to care for space bits that fall to Earth with a conference on meteorites, cosmic dust, stardust and extraterrestrial samples.More >>
  • The Latest: Experts prepare plan to capture, treat sick orca

    The Latest: Experts prepare plan to capture, treat sick orca

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:39:12 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:47:09 GMT
    Experts say they are preparing a plan to capture and treat a sick, critically endangered orca if there is no way to save it in the wild.More >>
    Experts say they are preparing a plan to capture and treat a sick, critically endangered orca if there is no way to save it in the wild.More >>
  • Massive boom hopes to corral Pacific Ocean's plastic trash

    Massive boom hopes to corral Pacific Ocean's plastic trash

    Saturday, September 8 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-09-08 15:46:22 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-09-12 17:16:06 GMT
    Engineers will deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world's largest garbage patch in the heart of the Pacific Ocean.More >>
    Engineers will deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world's largest garbage patch in the heart of the Pacific Ocean.More >>
  • Pilots fly glider to new heights in Argentina above Andes

    Pilots fly glider to new heights in Argentina above Andes

    Saturday, September 8 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-09-08 18:54:13 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-09-12 14:34:35 GMT
    Pilots from a Nevada glider team flew to record heights above the Andes Mountains in Argentina using only wind as their engine.More >>
    Pilots from a Nevada glider team flew to record heights above the Andes Mountains in Argentina using only wind as their engine.More >>
  • Historic Alaska fuel shipment reaches North Slope on barge

    Historic Alaska fuel shipment reaches North Slope on barge

    Saturday, September 8 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-09-08 17:11:23 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-09-12 06:40:26 GMT
    An Alaska company says changing ice conditions in the North Slope area allowed it to make a bulk fuel delivery to Prudhoe Bay by barge for the first time.More >>
    An Alaska company says changing ice conditions in the North Slope area allowed it to make a bulk fuel delivery to Prudhoe Bay by barge for the first time.More >>
  • Bangkok meet fails to finalize draft on climate change rules

    Bangkok meet fails to finalize draft on climate change rules

    Sunday, September 9 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-09-09 13:00:02 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-09-12 05:27:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kaweewit Kaewjinda). Delegates meet for a United Nations climate change conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Sept 9, 2018. The six-day Bangkok meeting has failed in its aim of completing fruitful preparations so an agreement can be reache...(AP Photo/Kaweewit Kaewjinda). Delegates meet for a United Nations climate change conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Sept 9, 2018. The six-day Bangkok meeting has failed in its aim of completing fruitful preparations so an agreement can be reache...
    An international meeting in Bangkok has fallen short of its aim of completing fruitful preparations so an agreement can be reached in December on guidelines to implement the 2015 Paris climate change agreement.More >>
    An international meeting in Bangkok has fallen short of its aim of completing fruitful preparations so an agreement can be reached in December on guidelines to implement the 2015 Paris climate change agreement.More >>
  • Hurricane Florence has ingredients that make experts worry

    Hurricane Florence has ingredients that make experts worry

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-09-11 20:45:05 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-09-12 05:09:20 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Florence, upper left, in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. EDT. At center is Tropical Storm Isaac and at right is Hurricane Helene.(NOAA via AP). This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Florence, upper left, in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. EDT. At center is Tropical Storm Isaac and at right is Hurricane Helene.
    Everything is coming together to make Florence a monster storm, but what really scares experts is the rain.More >>
    Everything is coming together to make Florence a monster storm, but what really scares experts is the rain.More >>
  • NASA's Mars rover Curiosity snaps dusty selfie

    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity snaps dusty selfie

    Friday, September 7 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-09-07 18:12:19 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-09-11 18:17:15 GMT
    (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS via AP). This composite image from Aug. 9, 2018 photos made available by NASA shows the Curiosity rover at Vera Rubin Ridge on Mars. A thin layer of dust is visible on the nuclear-powered rover, the result of a storm that envelop...(NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS via AP). This composite image from Aug. 9, 2018 photos made available by NASA shows the Curiosity rover at Vera Rubin Ridge on Mars. A thin layer of dust is visible on the nuclear-powered rover, the result of a storm that envelop...
    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped a dusty but cool selfie.More >>
    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped a dusty but cool selfie.More >>
  • Have you herd? Moose, bighorn sheep pass on migration tips

    Have you herd? Moose, bighorn sheep pass on migration tips

    Thursday, September 6 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-09-06 18:09:28 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-09-11 16:08:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018 file photo, a pair of bull moose pause while feeding at the Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge in Wentworth's Location, N.H. A study published in the journal Science on Thursday, Sept. 6, 201...(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018 file photo, a pair of bull moose pause while feeding at the Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge in Wentworth's Location, N.H. A study published in the journal Science on Thursday, Sept. 6, 201...
    Moose and bighorn sheep learn migration routes from others in their herd.More >>
    Moose and bighorn sheep learn migration routes from others in their herd.More >>
  • Side of seagrass please: Scientists find omnivorous shark

    Side of seagrass please: Scientists find omnivorous shark

    Thursday, September 6 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-09-06 20:15:05 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-09-11 04:49:40 GMT
    Ruining the reputation of sharks as bloodthirsty predators, Southern California researchers say they've found a shark that enjoys a side of sea grass with its prey.More >>
    Ruining the reputation of sharks as bloodthirsty predators, Southern California researchers say they've found a shark that enjoys a side of sea grass with its prey.More >>
  • Early results boost hopes for historic gene editing attempt

    Early results boost hopes for historic gene editing attempt

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-09-05 12:24:06 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-09-11 04:48:42 GMT
    Early results from a historic gene editing study give encouraging signs that the treatment may be safe and having at least some of its hoped-for effect, but it's too soon to know whether it ultimately will succeed.More >>
    Early results from a historic gene editing study give encouraging signs that the treatment may be safe and having at least some of its hoped-for effect, but it's too soon to know whether it ultimately will succeed.More >>
  • Word detectives: Science may help finger opinion columnist

    Word detectives: Science may help finger opinion columnist

    Thursday, September 6 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-09-06 22:05:41 GMT
    Monday, September 10 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-09-10 12:44:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ed Betz, File). FILE - In this April 25, 2006, file photo, Robert Leonard, a Hofstra University college professor teaching forensic linguistics, lectures to students at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Language detectives say the key clu...(AP Photo/Ed Betz, File). FILE - In this April 25, 2006, file photo, Robert Leonard, a Hofstra University college professor teaching forensic linguistics, lectures to students at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Language detectives say the key clu...
    Word choice, especially the little overlooked words, could possibly help experts figure out who wrote New York Times' anonymous opinion piece.More >>
    Word choice, especially the little overlooked words, could possibly help experts figure out who wrote New York Times' anonymous opinion piece.More >>
  • Big quake hits northern Japan, leaving 9 dead, 30 missing

    Big quake hits northern Japan, leaving 9 dead, 30 missing

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-09-05 20:54:15 GMT
    Sunday, September 9 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-09-09 17:32:56 GMT
    (Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP). A woman walks past a damaged building in Abira town, near Chitose, Hokkaido, northern Japan following a strong earthquake Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake hit wide areas on Japan's northernmost main isl...(Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP). A woman walks past a damaged building in Abira town, near Chitose, Hokkaido, northern Japan following a strong earthquake Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake hit wide areas on Japan's northernmost main isl...

    The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.6 earthquake has hit northern Japan.

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    The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.6 earthquake has hit northern Japan.

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  • Private Chinese space company places satellites in orbit

    Private Chinese space company places satellites in orbit

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-09-05 09:17:50 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-09-08 23:06:33 GMT
    A rocket developed by Chinese company iSpace is carrying three miniature satellites into space in another milestone for the country's budding private spaceflight industry.More >>
    A rocket developed by Chinese company iSpace is carrying three miniature satellites into space in another milestone for the country's budding private spaceflight industry.More >>
  • UK physicist donates $3 million prize to boost diversity

    UK physicist donates $3 million prize to boost diversity

    Thursday, September 6 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-09-06 15:19:51 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-09-08 17:12:47 GMT
    One of Britain's leading astrophysicists is donating her $3 million purse from a major science prize to encourage diversity in physics.More >>
    One of Britain's leading astrophysicists is donating her $3 million purse from a major science prize to encourage diversity in physics.More >>
  • Alaska volcano restless again

    Alaska volcano restless again

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-09-04 23:08:02 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-09-08 15:47:25 GMT
    One of Alaska's largest and most active volcanoes is restless again and has prompted scientists to issue an aviation advisory.More >>
    One of Alaska's largest and most active volcanoes is restless again and has prompted scientists to issue an aviation advisory.More >>
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