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Australian Astronomers Discover Oldest Known Star in Universe

Feb 10, 2014 AM EST Australian National University researchers have discovered the oldest known star in the universe.

Reading Researchers Find Shortcomings of 'Geo-Engineering'; Could Weaken Climatic Conditions in Certain Areas

Jan 09, 2014 AM EST University of Reading researchers have denounced the controversial idea of 'Geo-engineering' to offset the effects of global warming. They claimed that the intentional attempt to change the Earth's ...

Active Volcano Discovered Beneath Antarctic Ice

Nov 18, 2013 AM EST An active volcano beneath the Western Antarctic ice sheet has been discovered by Doug Wiens, professor of earth and planetary science at Washington University in Saint Louis, and doctoral student ...

Rare Mammal Spotted For the First Time in 15 Years in Vietnam

Nov 13, 2013 AM EST Saola, a long-horned ox, was spotted in a forest in central Vietnam for the first time in 15 years. The animal, which is one of the rarest and most endangered mammals, was captured by an automatic ...

Martian Clouds Require Higher Humid Conditions than Clouds on Earth, Study

Oct 08, 2013 AM EDT In attempt to determine the conditions that give rise to clouds in the Red Planet’s atmosphere, researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) established Mars-like conditions within a ...

‘We Still Have 1.75 Billion Years to Enjoy Earth’s Treasures,’ UK Study

Sep 19, 2013 AM EDT Habitable conditions on planet Earth will persist for at least another 1.75 billion years and perhaps as many as 3.5billion, according to a new study conducted by astrobiologists at the University of ...

‘Terror Bird’ Believed To Be a Top Predator was Actually Vegetarian, Study

Aug 30, 2013 AM EDT Gastornis, a huge ancient 'terror bird' that was believed to be one of earth's most cruel predators snapping necks of mammals with its massive beak, was actually a vegetarian, according to a new study ...

NASA Releases Stunning Pictures of Earth and the Moon Captured by Two Distant Spacecrafts

Jul 23, 2013 AM EDT Photographs taken by two NASA interplanetary spacecrafts, located near Saturn and Mercury paints the Earth and Moon in a different color from hundreds and millions of miles away.

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